Celebrity Booker And Executive Morning Show Producer (Female, Age 27) in philadelphia, PA

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Current Job

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Job TitleCelebrity Booker And Executive Morning Show Producer
Salary$62,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
Locationphiladelphia, PA
Years Experience6 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a company that books celebrity interviews for radio stations around the country. You may call us “Talent Bookers.” I am also a radio producer for various radio programs. I work on the air (on the radio) and behind the scenes in production.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I contact and book various celebrities for radio interviews. I spend most of my day corrasponting with publicists, managers, and the like. In the mornings I usually run radio interviews with those talents and the radio stations I work with around the country. Throughout most of the day I am search for celebrities and learning of new projects they want to promote which perhaps they would want to get on the radio and discuss.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health benefits

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes. I love working with others. I dislike how the sales people I work with have no idea what goes into my job.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 2
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 7
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 5

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amtake train to work, get to work at 7:45 and check email and phone messages
8am to 9amconduct radio tour with celebrity. Dial each radio station and give them heads up calls when there interview is 5 minutes away. Stay on teh phone the entire hour running the interviews.
9am to 10amFinish call and hang up. Send email recap of the tours to my bosses and thank yous to the publicists I worked with for the celebrity. Check email again. Get coffee.
10am to 11amGoogle what celebrities have new projects they are working on and find their contact info all online. send emails to pitch having them on the air with stations
11am to 12pmcontinue pitching and searching
12pm to 1pmlunch
1pm to 2pmmake bios for upcoming celebrity interviews to send to stations who may want to talk to that celebrity
2pm to 3pmgoogle search again
3pm to 4pmgoogle
4pm to 5pmgoogle
5pm to 6pmtake the train home!
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
resume, phone interviews, they called my references, in person interviews

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes. first it was over the phone with my boss, then they called me into an office interview

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
My previous experiences, how long I had been in the business, where did i see myself in years to come?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yeah, there wants much they needed to explain as I knew what I had to do.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Slightly, I needed to learn how to write a pitch letter to publicists, etc.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Sure, but it wasn’t the make or break of me getting my job. My work expirences were what landed me my job,

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
YES

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Get an internship and work your way up the ladder

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
outgoing personality, ability to speak with people, organization, contacts in the entertainment industry help, good google searching skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Its a very hard line of work to break into. There are limited jobs and most are locatd in NYC or LA

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
It is but i need to work more hours and make more money

What are your current career goals?
I would like to be a radio producer for a major morning show that is syndicated all over the country so I can do what I love and have tons of money making opportunities.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I wish there were more jobs in my industry as right now they are pretty scarce and I wish I had more of a selection.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1executive producer3+ years65000ran the morning radio show in Philadelphia. scheduled and booked celebrity guests, hired and trained interns, developed show ideas for on air discussions, contributed on the air as a cohost, updated website, etc
Prior Job 2executive producer1 year35000same as above but in Indianapolis

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.5

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.4Elon UniversityCommunications
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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