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Booking Producer, MSNBC Weekends


New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Booking Producer, MSNBC Weekends

Jobid 23768-356050

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 31238BR

**Job Title** Booking Producer, MSNBC Weekends

**Business Segment** NBC News Group

**Sub-Business** MSNBC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


Role Purpose: This Booking Producer position is a part of the MSNBC Weekend Booking team.

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

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

• Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas


Basic Qualifications:

• Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college

• Must have at least 5 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 to be considered

• Must be willing to work in New York, NY

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• 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 Qualifications:

• Sound journalistic judgment, political experience, and strong writing skills

• Strong Rolodex

• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required

• Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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