Full Time Job

Booking Producer, Morning Joe

MSNBC

New York, NY 09-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

MSNBC is looking for an experienced Booking Producer for Morning Joe.

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.
• Arrange interviews for broadcasts during live, breaking news coverage
• Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas.
• Works with technical managers in arranging studio logistics for live and taped interviews.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
• Must have at least 5 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.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols

Desired Characteristics
• Sound journalistic and news judgment, political experience and strong writing skills.
• Strong Rolodex.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
• Must be detail-oriented and exhibits grace under pressure in the breaking news environment and meets multiple daily deadlines.
• Looking for team players who are self-starters and can troubleshoot logistical issues.
• Creative thinkers who bring new ideas to news stories.

Additional Information

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