Full Time Job

Booking Producer, The Choice

MSNBC

New York, NY 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
The Choice from MSNBC is looking for an experienced Booking Producer for a new soon to be announced show.

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/Requirements
• Must have a bachelor's degree.
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news, including researching information and tracking down guests.

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must

submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to

be considered.
• 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 and news judgment, political

experience and strong writing skills.
• Strong Rolodex.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
• Must be detail-oriented and exhibit grace under

pressure in the breaking news environment.
• Ability to meet multiple daily deadlines.
• Team player who is a self-starter and can

troubleshoot logistical issues.
• Creative thinker who brings new ideas to news stories.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1pjnv-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.