NBC Universal Booker Producer in Miami, Florida
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The Producer Booker is responsible for finding, booking, and producing the most compelling news segments.
Responsible for finding guests for Political and Community Affairs program.
Research and produce live segments, including writing editorially strong questions.
Responsible for pitching, booking, and preparing information for the development of interview segments.
Develops and maintains relationships with a list of subject matter experts for various topics (i.e., terrorism, security, health, etc.).
Develops relationships with Talent agents, Managers, Publicists, Community, and political organizations and maintains an updated list of contacts.
Collaborates with the Assignment Editors, Managers, and Executive Producers on planning stories for events.
Proposes list of potential interviews for breaking news events.
Works under the direct supervision of the Executive Producer and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Able to work under pressure in a Newsroom
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent work experience.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar Booker/Researcher role within a News organization.
Prior experience coordinating or managing satellite bookings.
Proven solid writing skills and editorial judgment and journalistic ethics.
General computer skills: Microsoft Office, iNews and Avid MediaCentral
Must be fully fluent in Spanish and English both written and verbal.
Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment.
Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization.
Proven ability to generate and produce news stories and enterprise stories.
Effective self-starter with a highly developed rolodex of contacts within lV industry highly preferred.
Demonstrated strong knowledge of the Hispanic market in the United States.
Proven solid writing skills and editorial judgment.
Proven excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story desired.
Creative and highly organized.
Exhibits knowledge of world events and US and Latin American Politics.
Exhibits news judgment with solid ethical decision process.
Exhibits an understanding of social media and messaging platforms.
Ability to quickly learn how to utilize new systems.
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends
Willingness to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area
Must be 18 years or older
Must have a valid driver's license
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
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