Booker

Posted: 10/22/2018 | Expires: 11/21/2018

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

We are looking for a talented Booker to join our New York Bureau.  As the Booker, you understand the importance of the “first phone call”.  You have the ability to reel in the big get before anyone else is even awake!  You know what it takes to get the exclusive. 

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitching unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Conducting research and compiling well rounded pre- interviews
  • Managing daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Strategizing with your colleagues on best booking approaches

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
  • You have an extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile guests,  celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Previous booking experience
  • 3 years of experience in television
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • A passion for current events
  • Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
  • Must be willing to work overnight and weekends

 

NICE TO HAVES

  • Researching using  Lexis Nexus, Accurint, INEWS
  • Finding people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.

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