NewsNation Senior Booking Producer, On Balance (New York or Washington)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

New York, NY

NewsNation Senior Booking Producer, On Balance (New York or Washington)

NewsNation is looking for hardworking, creative, and proactive senior booking producer to oversee guest bookings for the daily program 'On Balance with Leland Vittert.' The Senior Booking Producer works in concert with the show’s host and Executive Producer on the show’s daily bookings, the show’s long-term booking strategy, and special projects as assigned. The position is based at the network's offices in New York or Washington, DC.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Identify top tier guests for targeted stories and book them for the show, facilitating all logistic details as needed

• Conduct pre-interviews and in-depth research on a range of topics

• Source and organize elements for show segments; coordinate with show producers

• Pitch stories on a daily basis with unique editorial angles suitable for the show

• Cultivate external relationships to help ensure topical and quality guest bookings

• Build and maintain a calendar and guest database

Requirements & Skills:

• Extensive list of contacts and ability to find and book high-profile guests, as well as people at the center of major news stories

• Ten plus years of editorial experience in a fast-paced environment for a national news program (broadcast, cable or digital)

• Strong editorial judgement and research skills

• Knowledge of and passion for current events and politics.

• Willingness and ability to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings

• Willingness and ability to travel on location when needed

• Flexibility with hours, as the news cycle and deadlines warrant

• Experience with LexisNexis, ENPS would be valuable

• A bachelor's degree is preferred

Salary Range: $120,000 - $145,000