Booker- CA Live

NBC Universal Universal City , CA 91608

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities:

As a booker you know what it takes to get the exclusive and high level of interest in lifestyle, business news, entertainment, pop-culture, current events and cultural stories that generate buss that will allow you excel in this role. Assist to contribute entertaining lifestyle content for a lively innovative morning lifestyle show " CA Live". This ground-breaking show engages with audience members across California. Research, identify, and book high-profile guests and arrange transportation Develop relationships with top-tier talent and guests Establish and maintain contacts, develop sources, make appropriate calls, and secure interviews and access of the highest level Identify and pitch stories and guests appropriate for the show Work with a small show team on story planning, pitch process, and feature segments Conduct pre-interviews with guests Respond quickly to breaking news during and after regular hours Plan future events and story coverage Ensure clear project communication Manage multiple on-going projects Managing daily deadline turnarounds of a live show Secure appropriate rights and clearances for video usage Research and secure shooting locations Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience in television production

Creative mindset and keen interest in lifestyle and pop culture content

Experience creating compelling lifestyle content

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to think fast and react to unpredicted timelines

Creative thinking and a passion for news and current events

Availability via email or phone during off-hours or weekends, as needed for breaking news or other changes to the show lineup

Desire to pursue excellence in a fast-paced high pressure environment

Prompt, positive, and responsible with great attention to detail

Eligibility Requirements:

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job#: XXXXBR)

Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Desired:

Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments

Experience in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego audience and communities

Knowledge of current events, pop culture, lifestyle, and entertainment

Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

Excellent project management and organization abilities, including the ability to formulate a plan and execute it in a structured fashion

High organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects at a time

Prompt, positive, and responsible with great attention to detail


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