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Booker, Fox News Primetime

Company: Fox Corporation
Location: New York
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox News MediaFOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.JOB DESCRIPTIONWe are looking for a confident, highly motivated, proactive Booker to join our team. As a Booker for Fox News Primetime, you will be responsible for securing interviews with high profile politicians, newsmakers. You perform your best under deadline pressure and know what it takes to get the exclusive. You must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests & your co-workers. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to play a critical role in the launch of an exciting new show!A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Booking guests under the deadline pressure of a daily live show
  • Tracking down difficult-to-find people using social media & other tools
  • Working collaboratively with co-workers to determine the best approach to securing high-profile interviews
  • Conducting in-depth research and pre-interviews (as well as suggesting questions for the host)
  • Pitching unique stories and guests of interest to our audienceWHAT YOU WILL NEED

    • 1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
    • Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events
    • Familiarity with popular influencers, commentators & opinion makers
    • Ability to establish/build positive relationships with guests and high profile newsmakers
    • Ability to maintain those relationships when bookings need to be canceled or rescheduled
    • Willingness to see the big picture, and put the show's best interests above all else
    • Understanding that the news never stops and some work may be required outside regular hoursNICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

      • An extensive rolodex with contacts in politics
      • Experience tracking down hard-to-find people using social media, LexisNexus, Accurint, etcWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Keywords: Fox Corporation, New York , Booker, Fox News Primetime, Other , New York, New York

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