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Coordinating Booking Producer, MTP

NBCUniversal, LLC, Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


“Meet the Press,” the longest-running show in television history, seeks a strong coordinating booking producer for the Sunday morning broadcast, Meet the Press Reports and The Chuck Toddcast. A demonstrated interest in and knowledge of American politics, a track record of booking high-profile guest interviews, strategic thinking and strong news judgment are required.

“Meet the Press” is more than just the number-one Sunday public affairs program. With a daily program on NBC News NOW, a morning newsletter, a weekly podcast; the annual “Meet the Press Film Festival” of short documentaries; and a weekly magazine show, Meet the Press Reports on NBC News Now, “Meet the Press” is the go-to brand for deep political reporting and indispensable analysis.

Job Responsibilities:
• Book a wide variety of national and international newsmakers for “Meet the Press”, “Meet the Press Reports” and “The Chuck Toddcast”, including key players at the White House, in Congress and other guests from various fields, specializing in national politics
Develop and drive the short- and longer-term booking strategy across “Meet the Press” platforms, working closely with senior leaders of the team.
• Build and cultivate relationships with high-profile guests, securing top newsmakers when they are relevant
• Conduct pre-interviews, secure facilities for remote interviews and arrange transportation for guests
• Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story and guest ideas for all “Meet the Press” platforms
• Anchor produce on Sunday mornings when required
• Be prepared to address late changes in the broadcast rundown at any time, including on weekends
• Work with technical managers to arrange studio logistics for live and taped interviews
Work closely with the broader NBC News booking operation.


Qualifications/Requirements :
• Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
• Must have at least eight years of experience in live television, and a broad list of high-profile guest contacts

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Preferred Location: Washington DC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
United States
• Willingness to work on weekends, when required, and to
be reachable at all times
• Some travel with the broadcast may be required,
especially for events like key interviews, national political
conventions and special broadcasts
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Previous high-level experience as a booking producer required
• Sound journalistic and news judgment, political
experience, and strong diplomatic skills in dealing with
guests
• Strong interest and knowledge of American politics a
must
• Solid Rolodex
• Strong organizational skills required
• Must be detail oriented and exhibit grace under pressure
in a breaking news environment
• Looking for team players who are self-starters and can
troubleshoot logistical issues
• Creative thinkers who bring new ideas to news stories

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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