Current Available Jobs for KADN

KADN/KLAF are the FOX and NBC affiliates in the culturally diverse market of Lafayette, Louisiana. We relish in our unique Cajun and Creole culture and are the home of numerous festivals that celebrate food, music, and culture.


Weekend Meteorologist

KADN News15, the NBC and FOX affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for a third member of our Storm Team to join us in our growth in Louisiana as the Local Weather Authority!

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Are you a Meteorologist ready to further your career and forecasting abilities in one of the most dynamic weather markets in the country? Would you like to be a part of a great weather team while living in the home of tremendous culture and a way of life centered around being outdoors? If so, KADN News15, the NBC and FOX affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for you! We are looking for a third member of our Storm Team to join us in our growth in Louisiana as the Local Weather Authority!

Duties include:

  • Produce and present clear and accurate forecasts which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Alert viewers to the threat of severe weather
  • Work closely with news director and producers to determine relevant, promotable weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Produce regular weather-related segments
  • Author text, graphic, picture, and video forecasts and weather stories for broadcast, digital, and social media platforms
  • Utilize social media to gather and distribute weather information
  • Report live during weather events
  • Work a flexible schedule including morning, evening, or weekend shifts.

Skills required:

  • Be a confident and dynamic on-air presenter
  • Have a professional on-air presence
  • Possess a strong science background
  • Able to clearly explain the weather story, by utilizing graphics and video, in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to work well with a team
  • Be proficient with the tools and technology needed to author, produce, and deliver forecasts, severe weather coverage, and weather information.

Experience Needed:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science or other relevant science degree is preferred
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).
  • Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred               


To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.
https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Digital Marketing Specialist

KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an experienced Digital Marketing Specialist.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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JOB SUMMARY:

This position is primarily responsible for managing the station’s digital revenue budgets, implementing successful digital products and campaigns, and implementing sales training and processes to ensure all digital revenue targets across all platforms are met or exceeded.

 

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding the overall station digital budget
  • Training team members on our digital product suite features and benefits, and providing coaching and development to maximize revenue and customer satisfaction
  • Accompany account executives on multiple sales calls weekly serving as the “Digital Product Expert,” to assist station clients in developing digital marketing plans that achieve their goals
  • Prospect for new business, develop digital marketing plans for prospective new clients and close on the sale.
  • Monitor, optimize, and report on digital advertising campaigns to achieve superior results
  • Using Google Analytics & other campaign monitoring tools in order to provide clients with insight about their campaigns
  • Maintain daily monitoring on active digital campaigns:
    • Verify orders are booked and billed correctly
    • Execute campaigns and produce reports for active campaigns
    • Monitor campaigns for timely delivery and suggest optimization to GSM
  • Keep GSM informed of any critical fulfillment/workflow issues
  • Assist AEs when needed with proper order entry, insertion order entry and billing
  • Review quality of campaigns to be booked before implementation
  • Enhance the current “workflow” to ensure the smooth transition of all campaigns: order entry to fulfillment
  • Examine click thru URLs and ad destination/landing pages for accuracy
  • Look at websites of active digital campaigns and those to be booked to ensure quality and therefore good campaign performance
  • Look for upsell opportunities within existing digital campaigns
    • Bring these opportunities to the AE as well as GSM
  • Other duties as assigned by the General Sales Manager.

 

SKILLS PREFFERED/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of digital product knowledge and digital sales experience preferable
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; a team player
  • Assertive, goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook, and others as needed
  • Understanding of selling content on multiple platforms
  • Must have personal insured transportation & a valid driver’s license

 

 

 

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

 

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



 


Assistant Engineer

KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an experienced Assistant Engineer.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an experienced Assistant Engineer.

Position Summary:

The day-to-day job focuses on maintaining a network of various types of workstations, servers, databases, a domain controller, a firewall and related broadcast television equipment, however the ideal candidate will also assist the Chief Engineer as-needed. Audio/video engineering and experience in working with digital media are pluses, but enthusiasm in learning broadcast television-related equipment and workflows is highly considered.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain a network of business and media workstations, various types of servers, databases, a domain controller, a firewall and related equipment
  • Resolve all IT-related issues as they arise
  • Adjust all related IT equipment and workflows as technology advances
  • Assist Chief Engineer with various projects

Requirements & Skills:

  • A two-year computer & networking related college degree or better; or an equivalent combination of education and experience suf?cient to successfully perform the essential duties of an IT Engineer such as problem solving, detailed analysis, logistical thinking, organization, strong interpersonal skills, and a high skill level in all aspects of IT Engineering
  • Ability to operate in a predominately Microsoft and Google environment, but experience with Apple and Linux operating systems are helpful
  • Excellent communicator
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a timely manner
  • The successful candidate must be willing and able to work independently and learn quickly

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Production Assistant, FT

News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an opening for a full-time Production Assistant in the news department.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an opening for a full-time Production Assistant in the news department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for television and broadcasting who wants to be a part of the growth and success of a growing commercial TV news operation. Duties may vary to include directing newscasts, producing newscasts, handing audio, running graphics and other technical tasks associated with the production of a newscast. Hours may include early mornings, late nights, and weekends. Previous television experience is helpful but not required.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Anchor

KADN News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an anchor to join our team in telling the stories of Acadiana, anchoring newscasts, and focusing on all that makes the area one of the most interesting and fun places anywhere.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KADN News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an anchor to join our team in telling the stories of Acadiana, anchoring newscasts, and focusing on all that makes the area one of the most interesting and fun places anywhere.

The Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Anchoring primarily weekday morning newscasts in addition to occasional noon or evening newscasts across the more than 40 hours of live news we produce weekly.
• Produce or assistant produce the newscasts you anchor
• Report the news by gathering information, setting up interviews, writing stories, and shooting and editing video.
• Write stories for on-air, online, and for social media.
• Relay information to viewers/readers in a clear, understandable, fair, and accurate manner
• Represent the station at community events such as parades, station sponsored events, speeches at schools or to various organizations, etc.
• Be available for various promotional shoots

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).


To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.
https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Account Executive

KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an experienced Account Executive.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an experienced Account Executive.

Are you passionate about sports? Are you crazy about the New Orleans Saints and NFL Football? How about the Olympics, College Football, NASCAR, Golf, and much more!

As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for establishing relationships with local businesses and ad agencies, helping them develop multi-platform marketing campaigns. This position will be responsible for promoting products across all of our television stations, KADN.com, and numerous digital marketing solutions. The ideal candidate is service oriented, coachable, self-motivated, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, and has strong interpersonal skills. If this opportunity excites you, look no further! We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow clients – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and the desire to WIN!

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Executive Producer

KADN/KLAF-TV, the FOX & NBC affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana, is looking for an Executive Producer.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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KADN/KLAF-TV, the FOX & NBC affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana, is looking for an Executive Producer.

The Executive Producer leads and supervises aspects of news, weather, and sports editorial decisions, and ensures accuracy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the News Director and news team to produce high-quality, relevant, local content that sets the station apart from competitors.
  • Leads with a culture that owns enterprise reporting and breaking news across all content platforms.
  • Oversees and critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improve coverage, and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
  • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
  • Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating news staff, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A valid driver’s license is a requirement

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate with a college degree preferred. Experience in broadcast journalism and news producing is required. Minimum 3 years of news producing experience.  Good working knowledge of video and audio equipment necessary.  Journalistic integrity is a must.

  

Equal Opportunity Employer

 To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

 


Production Assistant, PT

News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an opening for a part-time Production Assistant in the news department.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an opening for a part-time Production Assistant in the news department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for television and broadcasting who wants to be a part of the growth and success of a growing commercial TV news operation. Duties may vary to include directing newscasts, producing newscasts, handing audio, running graphics and other technical tasks associated with the production of a newscast. Hours may include early mornings, late nights, and weekends. Previous television experience is helpful but not required.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Multi-Media Journalist

News 15 is looking for hungry, passionate Multimedia Journalists who crave coming to work every day.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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News 15 is looking for hungry, passionate Multimedia Journalists who crave coming to work every day.
The ideal candidates have a thirst for breaking news, public safety, education, cultivating sources and asking questions that will hold people accountable. You will be a creative writer and storyteller ready to break the surface with your stories. You will value engaging and active stand-ups. You will appreciate constructive criticism and put ideas into action.
In return, News 15 will take the time and spend the money to invest in you. You will have a voice in the newsroom and opportunities for advancement. We will give you all the tools you need to succeed.
Lafayette, LA and Acadiana are hidden gems. Culture, bayou boat tours, awesome wildlife and the best food in the country. If you like to travel New Orleans is a two-hour drive, Houston is three hours away.


Minimum Requirements
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent experience.
2 years of experience preferred.
Able to work independently and as a team member
Ability to shoot and edit video.
Willing to work in any weather condition, holidays and weekends.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please visit the below link to apply for the position.

https://www.kadn.com/about-us/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls accepted. News 15 KADN/KLAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. News 15 is owned by Allen Media Group. Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win. AMG believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is full of culture! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job. Benefits include medical, dental and vision.
Equal Opportunity Employer