Associate Booking Producer, Msnbc Weekends

NBC Universal New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

MSNBC is looking for an experienced Associate Booking Producer for the early morning show. The hosts are Kendis Gibson and Lindsey Reiser.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

  • Assist in coordinating guest arrivals and communicate with control room and studio

  • Arrange phone interviews for broadcasts during live, breaking news coverage

  • Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree

  • Must have at least 3 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, NY
  • 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 Characteristics:

  • Sound journalistic judgment and strong writing skills

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required

  • Strong knowledge of social media

  • Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure

and meet multiple daily deadlines

  • Knowledge of Avid/Media Central and iNews preferred
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