FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York-the business capital of the world-FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.
Do you have 2-3 years' of television news experience? Are you able to think fast and react to breaking news? If so, we could be looking for you!
Fox Business is looking for a Booker/Researcher to join their team in New York. In this position, you will produce and research segments, book guests and develop and execute production and logistical show duties. Having familiarity in the control room and edit room is a plus.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
* Identify and pitch stories and guests appropriate for the show * Prepare appropriate research for pitch meetings with producers and anchor * Conduct pre-interviews with guests * Book dynamic and high-profile guests for a top-rated business program in daytime * Bring new guests to the show * Respond quickly to breaking news during and after regular hours * Plan for anticipated future news events * Suggest segments for social media * Cut video and sound, and make graphics as needed
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
* A Bachelor's degree * 2- 3 years of television news experience * Strong communication and interpersonal skills * Ability to think fast and react to breaking news * 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
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. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.