Talent Producer


  • Book guests for NFL Network and NFL Digital Media platforms as assigned, with a particular emphasis on maximizing guest utilization across digital and broadcast platforms.
  • Ability to work in a live production environment, including live programming and breaking news, and to manage on-site talent/production requirements at high-profile events, e.g. Super Bowl, and NFL Combine.
  • When needed, conduct pre-interviews over the phone, and set-up on camera interviews and b-roll shoots.
  • Prepare background research for on-air talent and program producers.
  • Cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with players, agents, NFL teams’ PR staffs and the League office.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with agencies and publicists to ensure desired guests can be booked when needed.
  • Work with digital and broadcast program producers to develop segment ideas.
  • Maintain a master booking calendar and a master booking database for the NFL Media Group.
  • Must be able to work creatively and independently, and be able to think beyond the conventional to achieve the memorable.
  • Working knowledge of the abilities and background of potential guests to be able to suggest them to appropriate programs or in breaking news situations.


  • Requires 2-4 years of experience booking daily guests for cross-platform news or sports programming, radio or television, and digital media.
  • Requires 2-4 years of experience in a multi-platform environment focused on daily content production.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and proficiency working with public relations and talent agencies. Experience working with the PR departments for the 32 clubs of the NFL is a plus.
  • Must have an extensive contact list with excellent NFL and football-related contacts.
  • Research skills are essential to this position as is the ability to articulate the editorial focus of each guest interview.
  • Willingness to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, and be “on-call” during “off-hours.”
  • Experience producing live guest remotes.
  • An understanding of the effect of social media on the news cycle and its importance in pitching and booking guests.
  • Proven ability to work independently under tight deadlines with challenging personalities.

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