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:

  • Digital News Producer
  • MultiMedia Journalist
  • Integrated Digital Specialist
  • Sales Account Executive

Account Executive, Sales 

Job ID: (6263)

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

Digital News Producer

Job ID: (6190)

Job Type: Part-time / Hourly  (Monday-Friday 3:30 AM – 8:00 AM)

Job Description

The Digital News Producer selects and organizes stories for digital broadcast platforms as well as digital web platforms including the stations 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 insure 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.

MultiMedia Journalist

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