Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, & entertainment company & currently broadcasts two live video news networks: Cheddar, a business news network covering the most innovative executives, founders, products, & technologies transforming our lives & economy; & Cheddar Big News, a fast-paced, young, non-partisan general news & headline news network.
The company broadcasts from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, its street level studio in the glass corner of the Sprint Store in the Flatiron Building, WeWork in Los Angeles, & the White House.
Cheddar was founded by Jon Steinberg, President & Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014. Its investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Raine Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Global, Comcast Ventures, AT&T, Amazon, Antenna Group, Ribbit Capital, The New York Stock Exchange, Altice USA, 7 Global Capital, & Denstu Ventures.
About This Role:
Were looking for a creative, driven, passionate, & experienced Temporary Financial News Booking Producerwho understands trending stories & how to apply social media to schedule guests.
The successful candidate will have 5+ years experienceworking in newsrooms and/or financial news with expertise in booking high-profile CEOs & media personalities. A sophisticated knowledge of business, markets,economics & personal finance is highly preferred, paired with a broad cultural awareness, an instinct for whats trending.
You need to pitch timely, smart segments. You need to be able to multitask & execute an idea from start to finish communicating with talent, juggling schedules & crews, preparing research, andassembling full screens & live elements.The successful candidate must be a self-starter & independent worker. At the same time, he or she must be adaptable & flexible, a team player who is able to mix easily & work effectively in our small, scrappy & highly collaborative team.
Generating exceptional story ideas
Booking A-list guests, requiring excellent email & overall communication skills
Handling scheduling with guests, locations, crews
Making sure content both meets our standards & serves our audience needs
Participating in social media & achieving an active rapport with users
Keep an eye out for emerging trends
Fast & exceptionally responsive
Experience in financial journalism and/or field producing
Knowledge of news video/TV production
Excellent research & writing skills
Strong grammar, copyediting & communication skills
Familiarity with SEO, RSS, Twitter, Facebook & other social media
Our Benefits & Culture:
The Cheddar team moves at lightning speed & our employees have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. We are growing fast & achieving milestones every day. Our team is direct, relentless, ethical, proactive, & different. All of our full time employees receive a competitive compensation & benefits package, which includes stock options, health, dental, & vision insurance, disability & life insurance, 401K, discounted gym membership, commuter benefits, generous paid leave, drinks & snacks, team events, happy hours, & more.
Cheddar is an equal opportunity employer, & we actively cultivate an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity. We welcome all candidates & are committed to hiring people with a wide variety of experiences & backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, familial or marital status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.