Booker, Varney & Co

Posted: 7/12/2018 | Expires: 8/11/2018

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for a Booker to join our Varney team. As the Booker you know what it takes to get the exclusive. You have the right attitude and understand the level of commitment to get the job done. Your high level of interest in business news, politics, current events, and cultural stories that generate buzz on social media will allow you to excel in this role. You are a team player who possesses strong communication skills and works well under pressure.

You will be assigned the following shift: Monday- Friday 5:30AM-3:30PM EST ​

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Book dynamic and high-profile guests for top-rated business program in daytime
  • Bring new guests to the show
  • Identify and pitch stories and guests appropriate for the show and each individual hour
  • Prepare appropriate research for pitch meetings with producers and anchor
  • Conduct pre-interviews with guests
  • Respond quickly to breaking news during and after regular hours
  • Plan for anticipated future news events
  • Suggest segments for social media
  • Cut video and sound, and make graphics as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years of television news experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think fast and react to breaking news
  • Creative thinking and a passion for news and current events
  • Availability via email or phone during off-hours or weekends, as needed for breaking news or other changes to the show lineup

Please attach a resume to be considered, applications without resumes will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

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