FOX Booker, Bill Hemmer Reports in New York, New York
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox News Media
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.
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
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
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
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
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
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
We 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.