RICHARD FRENCH LIVE (RFL) is a n Emmy Award-winning political news talk show that covers current affairs and social issues. Created and produced by Regional News Network (RNN) “Richard French Live” features a nightly panel of politicians and newsmakers discussing the top stories of the day. In addition to daily broadcasts, the RFL website ( www.rnntv.com ) publishes a daily news blog, opinion pieces and original web-only multimedia features.
· Arrange interviews with lawmakers and political pundits
· Foster ongoing relationships with lawmakers
· Pitch interview segments to editorial staff
· Ensure that interviews go smoothly
Required skills :
· A deep Washington, DC rolodex
· Knowledge of Capitol Hill politics and logistics
· A hunger for political news
· Ability to communicate clearly
· Must be ambitious and have a professional telephone manner
· Must be well versed in current events, politics, and “inside the beltway” issues
· You will be working for a news organization that is based in New York, so the ability to be a self-starter who can manage one’s own time is essential
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter in an attachment to: email@example.com
In a separate attachment, please supply an answer to the following question:
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Please give three suggestions and why you would recommend them for the segment.