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Booker, America's Newsroom

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid Level
  • Media & Journalism
  • Washington, DC
  • Quick Apply

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in television
  • An extensive rolodex and can book high-profile guests, celebrities, and people at the center of major news stories
  • Previous booking experience
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current events
  • Willingness and ability to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling longterm bookings
  • Willingness to work overnight and weekends when breaking news merits

Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate and understand a guest’s point of view on various topics
  • Conduct thorough research and compile well-rounded pre-interviews
  • Sift through past TV and print interviews to find relevant sound and perspective on guest topics
  • Manage daily deadline turnarounds of a live show
  • Strategize with your colleagues on the best booking approaches
  • Work with Booking Unit as a whole on breaking news stories and special events

Entertainment & Media
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
2019
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations. These brands hold cultural significance with consumers and commercial importance for distributors and advertisers. The breadth and depth of our footprint allows us to deliver content that engages and informs audiences, develops deeper consumer relationships and creates more compelling product offerings. FOX maintains an impressive track record of news, sports, and entertainment industry success that will shape our strategy to capitalize on current strengths and invest in new initiatives.