Booking Producer, Live
Employer: MSNBC Job Posted: 2/7/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Purpose: This Booking Producer position is a part of the MSNBC Live.

Job Duties

• 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

Basic Qualifications:

• Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news, including researching information and tracking down guests

Additional Job Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Willingness to work overtime, early mornings and on weekends with short notice
• Some travel may be required for field booking/producing assignments

Desired Characteristics
Desired Qualifications

• 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 trouble shoot logistical issues
• Creative thinkers who bring new ideas to news stories

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