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Company: WRNN-TV
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 19, 2013
Job ID: 1474283



RICHARD FRENCH LIVE (RFL)is an Emmy Award-winning political news talk show that covers current affairs and social issues. Created and produced by Regional News Network (RNN) “Richard French Live” features a nightly panel of politicians and newsmakers discussing the top stories of the day.  In addition to daily broadcasts, the RFL website ( publishes a daily news blog, opinion pieces and original web-only multimedia features.

Required tasks:

  • Arrange interviews with lawmakers, political pundits, and other topic-specific guests
  • Foster ongoing relationships with lawmakers
  • Pitch interview segments to editorial staff
  • Ensure that interviews go smoothly
  • Prepare background research for interviews


Required skills:

  • A deep political rolodex
  • Knowledge of national and local politics
  • A hunger for political news
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Must be ambitious and have a professional telephone manner
  • Must be well versed in current events and politics
  • You will be working remotely, so the ability to be a self-starter who can manage one’s own time is essential


If interested, please apply on the company website.

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