Freelance Booker, Your World with Neil Cavuto
We are looking for a talented Freelance Booker to join Your World with Neil Cavuto. As the Freelance Booker, you understand the importance of the ''first phone call''. You can reel in the big get before anyone else! You know what it takes to get the exclusive and can find people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Reddit, among others. You can research breaking news stories and lock in last-minute bookings, and you have the right attitude and understand that landing the best and right guest can make or break a show.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Book high-profile politicians, executives, and other big-name guests for segments
• Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
• Conduct research and compile well-rounded pre-interviews
• Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live show
• Strategize with your colleagues on the best booking approaches
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
• 2 years of experience in television
• Previous booking experience
• Strong writing skills and editorial judgment
• A passion for current events
• Possess an extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile politicians, executives, and other people at the center of major news stories
• Ability to make calls outside of workday hours due to breaking news
• Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $28.61-35.00 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx2971-18-207-160-97-42 in your application.