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Job ID: 71108
Job Views: 1609
Location: New York, New York, United States
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Job Category: Television,Online | New Media
Employment Type: Freelance
Salary: 50-60 USD per hour
Posted: 07.09.2024

Job Description

Our client, Yahoo Finance, is looking for a confident, highly motivated, proactive Booker to join the team as a temporary contractor (with option to extend) in New York City. As a Booker, you will be responsible for securing interviews with high-profile guests, markets strategists and newsmaker. You perform your best under deadline pressure and know what it takes to get the exclusive. You must have excellent people skills and understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and want to contribute to something great every single day.

A Snapshot Of Your Responsibilities:
  • Book guests under the deadline pressure of a daily live show
  • Track down difficult-to-find people using social media and other tools
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers to determine the best approach to securing high-profile interviews
  • Conduct in-depth research and pre-interviews (as well as suggest questions for the host) Pitch
  • unique stories and guests of interest to our audience
  • Coordinate and produce segments
  • Research a wide range of electoral, political, international, and economic topics

Other Details:
  • Pay Range: $500-600/day
  • In Office (NYC)

Job Requirements

What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study preferred, or relevant experience 3+ years of prior television (or similar) experience
  • Ability to work independently or with a larger group as needs dictate
  • Experience in a live control room
  • Strong writing skills and editorial judgment
  • A passion for current events

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