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.


Sports Director

News 15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an immediate opening for Sports Director.

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

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News 15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA has an immediate opening for Sports Director.

The Principle Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Anchor and produce the Sports segment of News15.
  • Gather, and relay sports information to the people of the Acadiana area.
  • Be available to host/anchor/report sports stories in supplemental programs or special reports.
  • Add production value to shows through graphics, live shots, etc.
  • Write sports stories for on-air, online, and for social media.
  • Must have the ability to think outside the box and cover non-traditional sports and sports stories that may pull more viewers into the sports segment while not alienating the traditional sports viewer.
  • Proof read stories for fact checks, spelling errors and grammatical mistakes from other members of the Sports Department.
  • 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

 

Education and Experience: College degree is required.  Major in journalism, broadcasting, communications, or another related field is preferred.   Minimum 4 years’ experience in TV news with at least two years in a Producer or other 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.


Master Control Operator

KADN/KLAF, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA is seeking a Master Control Operator

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 seeking a Master Control Operator.   Must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast-paced, around the clock environment.   Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred, but we will train a qualified applicant.

 

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Set up and monitor television equipment to broadcast programs and commercials

-Setting up satellite feeds 

-Support the production of live newscasts

-Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments

-Other duties as 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.


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 Account Executive.

We’re looking for a candidate who wants to make a difference in our community by working with businesses to help them succeed. We have a progressive culture where your talents can help to grow new customers for both on-air and digital.  We’re looking for self-starters who are energized by meeting with people and thrive on helping companies in our area SUCCEED!!

Successful candidates should be highly organized, coachable, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have a valid driver’s license and have previous success as being part of a team. If you are ready to take the next step in your sales career, we want to hear from YOU!

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

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

 


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.

 


Multi-Media Journalist

KADN News15, the FOX and NBC affiliate in Lafayette, LA is currently looking for a Multimedia Journalist.

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 currently looking for a  Multimedia Journalist.
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.