Booker/Researcher for WSJ @ Large and Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
We are looking for a confident and highly motivated Booker to join our FOX Business team! We strive for compelling and qualified guests who are experienced in business and political realms, dependent on the top stories of the week. You bring in-depth knowledge of Wall Street and Capitol Hill and understand how the implications of both affect Main Street and average Americans. You must be persistent in pitching guests who can shed new and profound insights, as well as creating and cultivating ongoing relationships. You are well-read in all the major newspapers and have at least an intermediate understanding of how government and markets operate. You will also be responsible for writing and producing segments including searching for and cutting video as well as creating graphics.
Show schedules are privy to change with little to no notice, so you should be comfortable working under tight deadlines.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Effectively communicate and understand a guest’s point of view on relative topics
- Conduct thorough research and compiling well-rounded pre-interviews
- Sift through past TV and print interviews to find relevant sound and perspective for our guests to react to
- Strategize with your colleagues on best booking approaches
- Remain tuned in to the week’s lead news stories
- Work well independently and in a team environment
- Work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour
- Identify and cut video for segments including soundbites
- Create eye-catching and illustrative graphics to support segments
- Write compelling introductions and teases for segments
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- 1-2 years of experience in television
- Previous booking experience
- Previous video editing experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong editorial judgment and newsgathering skills
- A passion for current events
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour
- Willingness and ability to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
- A Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
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