Full Time Job

Booking Producer, The Choice - Mehdi Hasan Show


New York, NY 09-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Booking Producer for The Mehdi Hasan Show on the Choice.

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.
• 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.

• 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:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY. Possible

consideration for Washington, DC location as an option
• 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 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6p440-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.