Full Time Job

Booker

Fox News

New York, NY 11-12-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
FOX News is looking for a Booker to join the team. You understand the importance of the ''first phone call''. You can reel in the big get before anyone else is even awake! You know what it takes to get the exclusive. You have the right attitude and understand the level of commitment required to get the job done.

You will be assigned the following shift: Monday thru Friday

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
• Conduct research and compile well-rounded pre-interviews; research using Lexis Nexus, Accurint, iNews
• Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
• Strategize with colleagues on best booking approaches
• Handle logistics, guest greeting, travel arrangements, and booking needs for guests and hosts
• Find people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit
• Brainstorm relevant guests when given a particular topic

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• An extensive rolodex and the ability to book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities, and people at the center of major news stories
• 3 years of experience in television and at least two years of booking experience
• Strong editorial judgment
• A passion for current events
• Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• A Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

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Company Profile
Fox News

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 direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.