Wendy Williams Publicist Position

JOB: In house publicist to work on The Wendy Williams Show in NYC studio Monday-Friday.

DESCRIPTION: Wendy Williams internal show publicist will partner closely with the SVP, Communications at DKC to drive the overall press strategy, as well as day-to-day media coverage of the show. This person will also maximize press opportunities for Wendy in the lifestyle, social and overall entertainment areas.

”¢ Facilitate regular talent appearances on such programs as ”Late Show with Seth Meyers,” ”Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” ”The Early Show,” ”The Today Show,” and ”Good Morning America” etc”¦
Ӣ Extensive writing of press releases and breaking news publicity blasts in deadline-oriented and fast-paced environment
Ӣ Continually plant breaks in national and regional press, including trades, weekly magazines, newspapers, and websites managing all publicity campaigns and press kits
Ӣ Create PR strategies and organize radio and television satellite tours for talent when needed
Ӣ Coordinate speaking engagements and charity events for talent
Ӣ Assist in creating PR strategies and managing all publicity campaigns and press kits
Ӣ Produce comprehensive confirmations for Wendy prior to scheduled interviews, appearances and shoots
Ӣ Escort talent to industry events and appearances
Ӣ Compile thorough daily press reports for Debmar Mercury and producers with tremendous attention to detail
Ӣ Perform general office duties, such as scheduling, expense reports, rolling calls and travel when needed
Ӣ Strong entertainment contacts and knowledge of the entertainment industry
”¢ 3-5 years’ experience in TV industry PR

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