Full Time Job

Booking Producer


Chicago, IL 01-13-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Booking Producer pitches, searches for, and confirms guests and topics for appropriate for show formats, and provides support to the production team and talent.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Participates in daily pitch and story meetings.
• Researches, recommends and books show guests on tight deadlines.
• Coordinates logistics of guest's transportation and/or technology needs to appear on show.
• Ensures guests are prepared for show's flow and format.
• Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories topics and guests
• Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups
• Plans, organizes, and anticipates upcoming stories and events.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum 3 years experience booking for national media.
• Meets deadlines, prioritizes assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Works well within a booking team to collaborate on how to get the desired and best guest.
• Flexibility to work off-hours, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.