Guest Booker, HuffPost Live

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Apr 10, 2013
Closes
May 10, 2013
Contact
Simone Press
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Huff Post Live has an opening for a booker to work with our editorial team to generate, plan, and book guests. The Booker will build relationships with key leaders, celebrities and newsmakers and setup topical, newsy feature interviews.

Responsibilities:
- Booking daily news segments
- Generating great guest and story ideas and scheduling them
- Create engaging video titles and accurate metadata for our internal systems
- Provide guest research to our writers and contributors
- Manage a team of junior bookers
- Provide logistical information and be the main point of contact for guests before, during and after their appearance

Requirements:
- 3-5 years of experience as a booker at a TV news network
- Keen news judgement to determine what makes a successful story
- Team player & Attention to detail
- Ability to work independently in a fast-changing environment
- Strong communication and organizational skills


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