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:

  • General Sales Manager
  • News Director
  • News Anchor
  • Sports Anchor
  • MultiMedia Journalist
  • Integrated Digital Specialist
  • Promotions Producer
Job ID: (4446)
Job Title: Manager, General Sales
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Manager
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category
Sales
Job Type
Full-time
Job Description
Position Summary:
The General Sales Manager oversees all aspects of the Sales Department, including staff management, advertising inventory throughout all channels, revenue goal setting and achievement, and budgeting.  The General Sales Manager also has direct responsibility for national sales efforts.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provides leadership for the broadcast/web sales teams.
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
•Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, eMedia and new product revenue.
• Drives new business development.
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
• Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
• Resolves customer complaints regarding sales and service.
• Plans and directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs.
• Determines inventory, pricing, and discount rates.
• Creates and reviews operational records and reports to project sales and determine profitability.
• Directs the Accounts Receivable efforts of the Sales Department.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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

 

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 Anchor III

Job ID: (4138)
Job Title: Anchor III, 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 Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
•Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

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

Sports Anchor I

Job ID: (4143)
Job Title: Anchor I, Sports
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:

Sports Anchor/Producer/Reporter

KLFY-TV, the CBS affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana is seeking an experienced broadcast sports journalist to anchor and produce our top-rated weekend evening sportscasts.  This is a leadership position, one in which you’ll be involved it the planning as well as execution of weekend sports content.  We’re looking for candidates who view the chance to produce as well as anchor sports as an opportunity to craft and customize sportscasts for the best possible presentation.  In addition, this person will work as a Multi-Media Sports Journalist during the week.  Writing, shooting, editing, and producing enterprise stories across multiple platforms.

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: (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

 

Promotions Producer

Job ID:  (4830)
Job Title: Producer, Promotions
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Entry Level
Location: Nexstar – KLFY – Lafayette, LA 70506 US (Primary)
Category: Promotions
Job Type: Full-time
Job Description\Requirements & Skills:
  • Should possess the ability to write copy, shoot video, create graphics and edit television commercials and promotions
  • Must be creative, passionate and detail oriented
  • Must also be able to: meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and multi-task in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must be able to have occasional flexibility in routine scheduling
  • Must possess good communication skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Strong writing skills, videography abilities, knowledge of lighting and remote site lighting
  • Experience in non-linear editing (Adobe Premiere preferred), basic proficiency in After Effects and Photoshop
  • An understanding of digital interactive and social media
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field encouraged

Demands of Work Environment

The Promotions Producer must be able to carry and lift equipment from a vehicle and transport it to appropriate locating tapings. They must be punctual to appointments and display a professional appearance. Must be able to sit for long periods of time, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face to face discussions with individuals or groups, and make decisions without supervision.

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