Full Time Job

Editorial Producer, Guests-The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Washington, DC 05-03-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role...

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer seeks an Editorial Producer (Booker) to join their team in Washington, DC

Your Role Accountabilities...

The Editorial Producer is responsible for booking guests, making pitches, and handling newsmaker requests for The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. The ability to collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders is critical to this position. This individual is the show's booking representative and is responsible for constantly upgrading the quantity and quality of bookings for live daily interviews in addition to special projects. The Editorial Producer is also responsible for researching and pitching unique new guests and ideas on a daily basis.

This person must also be able to react quickly in breaking news situations and line up officials, lawmakers, outside reporters and principals in a situation where the news happens while we are live as well as when news breaks during the day. The Editorial Producer should also have a strong grasp on using social media to find people involved in breaking news situations in remote areas. This person must also be able to develop and cultivate and maintain new guest relationships on behalf of the program and the network.

The Editorial Producer conducts pre-interviews over the phone and sets up on-camera interviews and b-roll shoots, researches and pitches provocative stories, and works contacts for long-term booking opportunities. Performs other related duties as assigned. Job may require travel for breaking news bookings and being in the control room during the show.

Your Qualifications & Experience...
• A qualified candidate for this position must have 3+ years as a booking producer or equivalent production experience.
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
• Research skills are essential to this position.
• Proven performance and an established rolodex in booking high profile news guests are necessary.
• This candidate must be able to multi-task, execute quickly, and be editorially strong.
• Knowledge of current events, key players and issues in global affairs a must.
• Organizational skills and writing skills are essential to this position.
• Second language a plus.
• Ability to travel as needed

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy19zq-44-192-92-49-42 in your application.

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Warner Bros. Discovery

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