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 perform 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: Bachelors 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.

Apply Online at https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #: 2019-5686

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.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer