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Booking Producer, Tucker Carlson Tonight & Team Tucker

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


The team behind the #1 National Cable News Program at 8pm ET, Tucker Carlson Tonight, is looking for a dedicated & experienced Booking Producer to work on Team Tucker.

We strive for compelling and qualified guests who are experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of areas, spanning the political, cultural, historical and current events realms, dependent on the top stories of the day. You must be able to work swiftly and efficiently under pressure. As a Booking Producer, you should not only have a strong handle on the themes and stories which are unique to the flagship primetime cable news program, Tucker Carlson Tonight, and who and how is best to cover those, but also generate new and “out of the box” ideas to contribute to bringing our audience what they depend on when tuning in: content and coverage of stories they won’t find anywhere else. The perfect candidate must be well-read in all the major newspapers, podcasts, political blogs, and have at least an intermediate understanding of how government operates, and the implications of lawmakers’ decisions. You should also be familiar with and have a good sense of the guests who would be well suited for our 2 streaming programs produced by the unit, Tucker Carlson Today and Tucker Carlson Originals.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand and be able to effectively communicate a guest’s point of view on relative topics
  • Be able to identify when a guest would be, or would not be, the right “fit” for a story
  • Conduct thorough research and compile well rounded pre-interviews
  • Sift through past TV and print interviews to find relevant sound and perspective for our guests to react to
  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show, while also assisting in ensuring there is a healthy “look ahead” in terms of future bookings and in managing long-term bookings
  • Strategize with your colleagues on best booking approaches
  • Remain tuned in to the day’s lead news stories, and be able to understand the interconnected nature of the news landscape
  • Work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Work in a fast-paced environment where changes happen minute to minute, hour by hour

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1-2 years of experience in television
  • Extensive Rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong editorial judgement 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

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience
  • Previous booking experience

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.

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