Producer/Guest Coordinator

News – Washington, D.C.

CBN News is an international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming 24 hours a day by cable, satellite, and the Internet.  We are looking for a Producer/Guest Coordinator to join our CBN News Bureau in Washington, D.C. as we offer today’s news headlines and stories that impact the global Christian community. This job will work closely with program producers to find, book, and produce segments involving high-profile newsmakers. This includes preparing copy, questions, and producing setup pieces for the guest as needed.

We are looking for an organized professional who can develop and maintain a wide-reaching database of guests, PR reps, and contacts for story ideas, interviews, and appearances on CBN News Programs. This role will also write and produce news stories, segments, special projects, and web content as assigned.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent, network-level writing and producing skills for broadcast and Internet
  • Previous experience working as a broadcast booker
  • Proficient in networking with sources and maintaining an up-to-date list of contacts in a variety of coverage areas
  • Ability to show and tell a news story with strong visual elements
  • Strong working knowledge of national and international news issues
  • Strong phone communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and consistently meet deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced news-environment and multi-task effectively
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Extensive knowledge of all branches of U.S. Government and its agencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze complex subject matters

Please include a link to your portfolio.