Booker, Your World With Neil Cavuto
FoxNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we're looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals. Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.
We are looking for a talented Booker to join the Your World team. As a Booker, you understand the importance of the ''first phone call''. You have the ability to reel in the big get before anyone else! You know what it takes to get the exclusive. You have the right attitude and understand that landing the best and right guest can make or break a show.
Flexibility is vital to this role!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Book high-profile politicians, executives and other big-name guests for segments
• Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
• Conduct research and compiling well-rounded pre-interviews
• Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
• Strategize with your colleagues on best booking approaches
• Research breaking news stories, last-minute bookings
• Find people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Previous booking experience
• 3 years of experience in television
• Strong writing skills and editorial judgment
• Posses an extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile politicians, executives and other people at the center of major news stories
• A passion for current events
• Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
• Ability to work Saturdays
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• A Bachelor's degree and/or relevant work experience