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.


Creative Services Producer

KADN/KLAF, The Fox and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, has an immediate opening for a full-time Creative Services 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, The Fox and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, has an immediate opening for a full-time Creative Services Producer.

This person will be responsible for shooting and editing commercials in conjunction with the sales team, writing for long and short form commercials, interacting with clients for scheduling and creative ideas, filling daily logs, pulling promotional materials from syndicated and prime time affiliates, creating promotional contests, and assisting with News promotional production. The successful candidate should have experience shooting and editing and can work on a Mac and PC. Experience in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator is a plus. 

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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

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:

  • 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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

 


Morning 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.


News Producer

KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an immediate opening for a full-time News 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, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an immediate opening for a full-time News Producer. Duties will include writing and assembling the show, running teleprompter when necessary and posting to all online platforms. The producer may also book guests, make and maintain contacts, come to work with story ideas, research stories and add production value to newscasts. 

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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Evening 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 the region, anchoring newscasts, and focusing on all that makes Acadiana 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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How would you like to deliver the news in the capital of Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole Country? KADN News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA, is looking for an Anchor to join our team in telling the stories of the region, anchoring newscasts, and focusing on all that makes Acadiana one of the most interesting and fun places anywhere.

The Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Anchoring primarily weekday evening newscasts in addition to occasional noon or morning 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.
• Make calls on news stories
• Relay information to viewers/readers in a clear, understandable, fair, and accurate manner
• Receive and answer phone calls from viewers in a professional 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.


Chief Meteorologist

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

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 Chief Meteorologist for our Storm Team who will primarily anchor evening newscasts but will also work mornings/weekends as needed.

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, producers and Storm Track 15 team to determine relevant, promotable weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • 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
  • Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred
  • AMS Seal Preferred
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).               

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit https://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html


News Director

NEWS15, the local FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for a News Director to lead our 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 local FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for a News Director to lead our news department.  We are looking for someone with outstanding leadership skills who thrives on teaching, coaching and developing a strong and positive newsroom environment.   In addition, the News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, weather, and sports programming production.

 

The News Director will oversee a department that generates 40.5 hours of on-air content on the Lafayette market’s NBC and FOX stations. Lafayette is a great place to live and work with a culture all its own, and we are looking for a someone to oversee a department that produces professional and engaging content that reflects that culture in a way that appeals to our own families and communities.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Institutes training systems for new employees.
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
  • Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.
  • Critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
  • Prepare the department’s budget and manages expenses to meet established financial goals.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in news programming production, with at least two years’ experience in a leadership role.

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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Multi-Media Journalist

News15 is looking for a hungry, passionate Multimedia Journalist who craves 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 Journalist who craves 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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

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


Digital Content Manager

News 15 (KADN-TV kadn.com) in Lafayette, Louisiana is seeking a full-time Digital Content Manager to take our digital efforts to the next level.

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

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News 15 (KADN-TV kadn.com) in Lafayette, Louisiana is seeking a full-time Digital Content Manager to take our digital efforts to the next level. The ideal candidate must have strong editorial and news judgement skills. They must be able to closely collaborate with a team while being able to work independently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce original digital content for all of News 15's digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media
  • Excel in breaking news situations, accurately reporting and updating information as it happens online
  • Work closely with assignment editors, broadcast producers and newsroom managers to coordinate three-screen synergy (TV, digital, mobile) around news coverage
  • Use various metrics to identify digital content priority and placement decisions to grow digital audiences
  • Copy edit content written by others and correct errors, grammar and punctuation following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Ensure all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge and experience with an online CMS (Knowledge of BLOX is a plus)
  • Strong grasp of posting to various social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and IGTV
  • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
  • Write in a smart, conversational and shareable manner with a creative format and style
  • Strong understanding of AP style, SEO best practices, Google Analytics a plus
  • Basic Photoshop and video editing skills
  • Basic HTML knowledge
  • Exceptional ability to multitask
  • Ability to shoot video for digital platforms a plus

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in digital content and journalism

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require you to prioritize tasks and multitask daily, and well as manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. You must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including nights and weekends.

 

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.

 

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://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/kadn.html

Equal Opportunity Employer.