Full Time Job

Booker, Bill Hemmer Reports

Fox News

New York, NY 10-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Booker to join the Bill Hemmer Reports team. We aim for both compelling and qualified newsmakers to discuss the top stories of the day. You should have sound editorial skills as well as in-depth knowledge of the news. We need a driven applicant who strives to identify top-tier guests and goes the extra mile to book them. You must also be able to work swiftly under deadline pressure, especially during breaking news coverage. In addition, you will also help produce, write, and edit live and taped segments.

You will be assigned the following shift: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm ET

• Identify strong guests, cultivate relationships and confirm bookings for the show
• Conduct thorough research and compile comprehensive pre-interviews
• Effectively understand and communicate a guest's point of view on relevant topics
• Sift through past interviews and stories to find relevant sound, video, and perspectives to use in guest segments
• Write intros and teases for your segment, and coordinate production of all relevant sound, video, and graphics
• Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live news show
• Regularly pitch segment and creative story angles to show producers

• A Bachelor's degree and relevant work experience is preferred
• 3-5 years of experience in television
• Strong booking background
• Extensive rolodex of contacts
• A passion for current events
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to write effectively and creatively
• Flexibility to work long hours and weekends when news events warrant

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

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