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Chase (Bookings) Producer, Editorial Team

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The Real News Network is a news and documentary network producing independent and uncompromising journalism. Our news operation is based in Baltimore, from where we produce daily news pieces with a global focus. Our stories are viewed over 6 million times a month. The network is non-profit, supported by members, individual donors and foundations. We do not accept advertising or funding from governments or corporations.

Job Summary:

The Chase Producer will work closely with members of the editorial team to book qualified expert guests and news makers.

Job Responsibilities:

* Book wide variety of local and national academics, politicians, and other newsmakers in various fields, including geopolitics, economics, international law, community organizing, health/medicine, education, housing, etc. Stories focus on both domestic and international news
* Conduct pre-interviews, secure facilities for remote interviews and arrange transportation for guests
* Complete expense reports for any booked transportation/guest stays 
* Write or gather introductions for guests and suggested questions for anchors 
* Enterprise, conceptualize and pitch story ideas 
* Research and be well-read on news topics to find appropriate guests 
* Send daily thank you emails to guests 
* Coordinate with studio director and team for scheduling 
* Manage all daily production in TRNN’s project management system (Basecamp) and TRNN’s content management system (Dataminder) 
* Maintain TRNN’s guest database (Capsule CRM) 
* Coordinate with other producers to create and distribute a daily production schedule 
* Coordinate with partner organizations’ communication staff to ensure we are on top of the news cycle
* On occasion, work late and/or on weekends



* High school education or equivalent. 
* Bachelor’s Degree in related field is a plus

Skills and Experience:

* Understanding of and interest in international and domestic politics, as well as the Real News Network's editorial vision
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially on the telephone and via email
* Organizational skills, especially when multitasking
* Some journalistic or broadcast experience
* Persistence
* The ability to work well with a team, and in high-stress situations
* Critical and analytical thinking skills
* Ability to work proactively and independently
* Technical savviness
* Ability to work on weekends and late nights on occasion

Compensation and Benefits:
* Competitive salary; commensurate with experience
* Benefits package available

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TO APPLY, please submit an updated resume or CV, 2-3 professional references, and a one-page cover letter explaining why you want to work at the Real News. Writing samples are also encouraged. All applications should be sent to,, The Real News Network, Real News Network, The Real News, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of Independent World Television inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and The Real News Network.

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