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Company: Inside Edition
Position:
Story Coordinator / Booker
Location:
New York, New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified

Description:

Story Coordinator / Booker

Story Coordinators are responsible for finding, securing and coordinating national TV news segments in a highly competitive environment under very tight deadlines. Candidates must have excellent research, phone and people skills.  

Daily duties involve:

* Making numerous phone calls to secure interviews and gather information on deadline.

* Doing background research utilizing public records and conducting pre-interviews.

* Pitching story ideas and identifying vivid experts and interviews to book for the broadcast.

Candidates must be highly motivated team players who can juggle multiple projects and work well under pressure. Knowledge of current events required.   Must be able to work nights and weekends as necessary.  This is lower-level position with good possibility for upward movement.

This is NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. Previous journalism experience is a must, preferably for a national media outlet or newspaper.

Candidates for this New York City based position should send resume and cover letter to:

Bob Read - Senior Producer / Managing Editor

bread@kingworld.com


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