Researcher/Booker, The Claman Countdown
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox Business NetworkFOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and currently ranks among the top business channels on television. The network is available in nearly 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
We are looking for a confident, highly-motivated, proactive Booker/Researcher to join our team. As a Booker/Researcher for The Claman Countdown, you will be responsible for securing interviews with high profile politicians and newsmakers. You perform your best under deadlines, but can also book during off-hours, and know what it takes to find the unique guests that you won’t see on other shows. You must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to contribute to something great every single day. You are capable of putting together segment research, satellite bookings, and transportation. Script-writing experience is a plus.
SNAPSHOT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
- Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
- Conduct research, write scripts, and compile well rounded pre- interviews
- Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
- Strategize with your colleagues on best booking approaches
- Coordinate closely with your show runner and talent to book the right guests
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- An extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
- Ability to work off hours remotely as needed to be competitive in your bookings
- Previous booking experience
- 3 years of experience in television
- Strong editorial judgment and a passion for news and current events
- Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
- Good talent management skills
NICE TO HAVES
- A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
- Researching using Lexis Nexus, Accurint, INEWS
- Finding people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
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