Jobs at KLFY

All candidates interested in any of the jobs listed below should apply at www.nexstar.tv/careers

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • News Director
  • News Producer
  • Digital News Producer
  • MultiMedia Journalist
  • Integrated Digital Specialist
  • Sales Assistant

News Director

Job ID: (4899)
Job Title: Director, News
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/ Position Summary:
The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production.)
• Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
• Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.
• Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
• Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
• Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.
• Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.
• Responds to coverage questions.
• Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

News Producer

Job ID: (4136)
Job Title: Producer, News
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/Position Summary:
The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
• Writes and orders news stories.
• Approves scripts.
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
• Edits video.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Job ID: (4136)
Job Title: News Producer – Digital
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/Job Title:  Digital News Producer

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree

Career Level: Entry Level / Experienced

Location: KLFY News 10, Lafayette, LA

Category: News

Job Type: Full-time / Hourly

Job Description

The Digital News Producer selects and organizes stories for digital broadcast platforms as well as digital web platforms including the station’s website and social media pages.

  • Digital News Producers must be capable of making quick and sound editorial decisions, including:
    • Deciding which stories are of most interest to our news consumers.
    • Prioritize stories and story development efforts.
    • Determine the order in which stories will be told in broadcasts.
    • Write compelling broadcast content focused for our audience.
    • Be able to quickly adjust stories within newscasts to accommodate breaking news.
    • Communicate effectively with coworkers, anchors, directors as well as field reporters.
    • Write informative and detailed web platform stories including links and additional information viewers will find useful.
    • Write compelling teases to bring viewers to our broadcasts.
    • Time broadcasts and insures they are clean and correct on the air.
    • Edits video for broadcast as well as online use.
  • Skills Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Fluency in English with strong spelling and grammar.
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with both coworkers and the public.
    • Proficiency with computers, tablets, and mobile digital devices.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Flexibility to work any shift, with some late notice of shift and schedule changes.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Digital News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Job ID: (4141)
Job Title: Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description:

A Multi-Media Journalist is responsible for developing and nurturing local news contacts, developing unique stories, covering breaking news and following up on news stories. MMJ develops the story, shoots, writes and edits the story, and is responsible for its presentation on multiple media platforms.  All MMJs are responsible for carrying camera equipment, setting camera up on tripod, and driving to story locations.  Must be able to lift up to 16 pounds. Stories are expected to be timely, urgent and newsworthy.  May be asked to read news during newscasts or conduct live or taped interviews.  May also be asked to appear at newsworthy events or charitable functions as representatives of KFLY TV-10.  Whenever they are representing the station, on-air and off-air, they are expected to be presentable and respectful.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

Job ID: (3904)
Job Title: INTEGRATED DIGITAL SPECIALIST
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description – Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS):

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s digital products and inventories (including but not limited to targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the intent to advance client objectives.

Responsibilities:

Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market

Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients

Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients

Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best-practice sharing, industry trends)

Be an effective partner with the market’s sales team in generating synergy revenue

Effective closer

Consistently communicate with clients

Effective in “four-legged” call situations

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.nexstar.tv

 

Sales Assistant

Job ID: (5997)
Job Title: Assistant, Sales
Education: Some College Coursework Completed
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description/Position Summary:
The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic, and accounting perspective.  The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.
• Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices, and procedures.
• Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
• Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.
• Prepares forms and reports.
• Monitors inventory.
• Maintains files and other business records.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.