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Booking Producer - The ReidOut

NBC Universal, Inc., New York, NY

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


MSNBC is looking for an experienced Booking Producer for our prime time show: The ReidOut hosted by Joy Reid.

Responsibilities:
  • Book wide variety of national and international newsmakers, experts and guests from various fields including politics, foreign relations, business/economy, health/medicine, entertainment, etc.
  • Conduct pre-interviews, secure facilities for remote interviews and arrange transportation for guests.
  • Arrange interviews for broadcasts during live, breaking news coverage
  • Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas.
  • Works with technical managers in arranging studio logistics for live and taped interviews.


Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a bachelor’s degree.
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news, including researching information and tracking down guests

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY OR Washington, D.C.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

• Sound journalistic and news judgment, political experience and strong writing skills.
• Strong Rolodex.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
• Must be detail-oriented and exhibits grace under pressure in the breaking news environment and meets multiple daily deadlines.
• Looking for team players who are self-starters and can troubleshoot logistical issues.
• Creative thinkers who bring new ideas to news stories.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBC Universal, Inc.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBC Universal, Inc.

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