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Talent Booker/Show Producer Nexstar Broadcasting

Apply by 2019-07-26

New Mexico Living Local, a morning show locally produced in Albuquerque, NM has an immediate opening for a talent Booker/Show Producer.   We are looking for someone with solid producing skills to be able to set-up & coordinate live interviews for our show with great interest.   The ideal candidate must be eager to highlight the great things going on in our community that relate to food, fashion & local entertainment. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for contributing story ideas and writing stories assigned by the producer or digital content for the web.
  • Assists in writing and production of the morning show or on-line publication. Contribute to the editorial process for the show.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Work closely with the sales department for client integrated show segments.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.
  • Calling & booking live interview segments along with greeting show guests.
  • Will serve as a backup Producer for the morning show and performs other duties as assigned.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must understand brand building directives. Must be able to interact well with video-journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and sales staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and organizational skills.
  • Must possess journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer and client needs and expectations.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.

Education/Experience: Bachelor`s Degree in Communications, TV/film or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience may substitute.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.  Must be familiar with AP, Newspath, & FOX feed systems preferred. 

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: The talent booker/show producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.   High stress environment with deadline pressures.

NOTE:   This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com 

Job Req #: 2019-5686