Full Time Job

Associate Booking Producer, The Choice - The Mehdi Hasan Show

MSNBC

New York, NY 10-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
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.

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
• 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

Qualifications/Requirements
• 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.