Full Time Job

Booking Producer, The Choice - Mehdi Hasan Show

MSNBC

New York, NY 09-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
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.

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:
• 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.