TV Booker

Location
Washington, DC
Salary
Competitive annual salary + full benefit package
Posted
Dec 04, 2019
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

General Description:  Assists in news and show production, reporting to show producer/executive producer. Responsible for supporting developing relationships with officials, experts, publicists, agents and talent. This position works closely with news, programming and talent in production.  

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with experts, officials, publicists, talent agents, managers and celebrities.
  • Identify new and emerging talent.
  • Serve as contact for assigned celebrity publicists for day-to-day needs.
  • Help secure exclusive content and interview opportunities consistent with Newsmax brand.
  • Support the team in identifying and booking talent for celebrity appearances and interviews.
  • Ideate and pitch new content opportunities.
  • Communicate on-air appearance requirements to guests.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 5+ years experience in the media industry in either TV, online, or print publications. 
  • Background and strong relationships with TV analysts, experts and publicists.
  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills
  • Highly detailed person, with strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Experience booking appearances or in show productions.
  • Experience in fast-paced, deadline oriented news or information gathering organization.