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Booker, Fox News Primetime

Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Duration: Full-Time


OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News MediaFOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a confident, highly motivated, proactive Booker to join our team. As a Booker for Fox News Primetime, you will be responsible for securing interviews with high profile politicians, newsmakers. You perform your best under deadline pressure and know what it takes to get the exclusive. You must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests & your co-workers. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to play a critical role in the launch of an exciting new show!

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Booking guests under the deadline pressure of a daily live show
  • Tracking down difficult-to-find people using social media & other tools
  • Working collaboratively with co-workers to determine the best approach to securing high-profile interviews
  • Conducting in-depth research and pre-interviews (as well as suggesting questions for the host)
  • Pitching unique stories and guests of interest to our audience

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
  • Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events
  • Familiarity with popular influencers, commentators & opinion makers
  • Ability to establish/build positive relationships with guests and high profile newsmakers
  • Ability to maintain those relationships when bookings need to be canceled or rescheduled
  • Willingness to see the big picture, and put the show's best interests above all else
  • Understanding that the news never stops and some work may be required outside regular hours

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • An extensive rolodex with contacts in politics
  • Experience tracking down hard-to-find people using social media, LexisNexus, Accurint, etc

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.

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

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.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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