Booker/Researcher, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Posted: 5/22/2019 | Expires: 6/12/2019

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

Lou Dobbs and his team are looking for a talented Booker/Researcher to join the #1 news program on business television. Lou Dobbs Tonight dives into the day's top stories and how they impact the economy. As the Booker/Researcher, you have an interest in business and politics, strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Conduct research and compile well rounded pre-interviews
  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Strategize with your colleagues on best production approaches

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

 

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience is preferred
  • An extensive Rolodex and the ability to book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
  • Ability to work off hours as needed to be competitive in your bookings
  • Previous booking experience
  • 3 years of experience in television
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current events
  • Willingness to work under tight deadline pressure
  • Good talent management skills

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