Full Time Job

Associate Booking Producer, Weekends - Short Term

MSNBC

New York, NY 12-29-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Associate Booking Producer for our early morning weekend show. The hosts are Kendis Gibson and Lindsey Reiser.

This is a short term assignment with a length of approximately 3-4 months.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• 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

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a bachelor's degree
• 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
• Willingness to work overtime, early mornings and on weekends with short notice
• Some travel may be required for field booking/producing assignments

Desired Characteristics

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

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