Job Purpose: This Booking Producer position is a part of the MSNBC Live.
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
Must have a bachelors 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 www.nbcunicareers.com 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
Sound journalistic and news judgment, political experience, and strong writing skills
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