Booker, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Your Future is here!

 

Fox Business is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.  Joining the number one business news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information. Lou Dobbs Tonight has been the number one show in its time slot against its competition every month for nearly two years.

 

As the Booker, you understand the importance of the “first phone call”.  You have the ability to reel in the big get before anyone else is even awake!  You know what it takes to get the exclusive.  You have the right attitude and understand the level of commitment required to get the job done

 

A snapshot of your responsibilities include:

  • Pitching unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Conducting research and compiling well rounded pre-interviews
  • Managing daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Strategizing with your colleagues on best booking approaches

 

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
  • You have an extensive rolodex and can book everyone from high-profile guests, celebrities and people at the center of major news stories
  • Ability to work of hours as needed to be competitive in your bookings
  • Previous booking experience
  • 3 years of experience in television
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current events
  • Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressures while juggling long-term bookings
  • Must be willing to work overnight and weekends
  • Good talent management

 
 Helpful if you are experienced at:

  • Researching using  Lexis Nexus, Accurint, INEWS
  • Finding people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit

 

This role does not provide visa sponsorship