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Company: WRNN-TV
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 2, 2013
Job ID: 1474285



Location: Washington DC

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 and political pundits
  • Foster ongoing relationships with lawmakers
  • Pitch interview segments to editorial staff
  • Ensure that interviews go smoothly


Required skills:

  • A deep Washington, DC rolodex
  • Knowledge of Capitol Hill politics and logistics
  • 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, politics, and “inside the beltway” issues
  • You will be working for a news organization that is based in New York, so the ability to be a self-starter who can manage one’s own time is essential


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