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Associate Booking Producer, The Choice - The Mehdi Hasan Show


New York, NY 10-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
MSNBC is looking for an Associate Booking Producer for The Choice, with host Mehdi Hasan.

This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

• 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
• Assist in coordinating guest arrivals and communicate with control room and studio
• Arrange phone interviews for broadcasts during live, breaking news coverage
• Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas
• Write introductions, questions and occasional scripts leading into guests

• Must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
• Must have at least 3 years of experience in live

television, preferably cable news, including researching

information and tracking down guests.

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
• 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.

Desired Characteristics
• Sound journalistic judgment and strong writing skills
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required
• Strong knowledge of social media
• Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure

and meet multiple daily deadlines
• Knowledge of Avid/Media Central and iNews preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4w9o7-3-236-232-99-42 in your application.