- Time Management
- Adobe Premiere
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Powerpoint
TMZ is looking for an experienced Associate Producer/Booker. The ideal Associate Producer/Booker candidate will be a hands-on, self-starter with news, talk show, and/or sports experience, who can effectively manage multiple priorities within a busy, newsroom environment. The Associate Producer/Booker will be responsible for developing and pitching stories on a daily basis, booking celebrity guests and handling pre- to post-production.
Book guests, research, pitch, and develop daily show segments/interviews
Other duties, as assigned
Ideal candidate must have at least 1-2 years of experience producing and booking in a news (preferred), talk show, and/or sports show environment
Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task within a fast-paced environment
Requires solid knowledge of celebrity pop culture, social media, and current entertainment industry trends
Proficiency in news production tools and an understanding of news production techniques
Ability to leverage strong industry relationships to secure high-profile talent and guests
Must have strong phone and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with celebrities and their representatives (publicists, agents, etc.)
Must have excellent organizational and time management skills
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Adobe Premiere and Photoshop skills are a plus
TMZ goes where stars work, live, and play and takes its audience into a world where the reality is even more fascinating than the hype. TMZ breaks the biggest stories in entertainment as only it can with accuracy, irreverent humor and youthful energy. TMZ connects with the public across its broadcast and digital platforms by providing a fresh, unvarnished, and honest take on celebrities and their real lives. The TMZ brand is the most trusted, the most talked about, and the highest quality entertainment news outlet in the world.
TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.