Careers at KLAX

EEO Public File Report – 2/1/20-1/31/21

 

Job Openings:

 

Account Executive – Alexandria, Louisiana

Cox Media Group has an opening for an aggressive, knowledgeable and goal-oriented Account Executive to sell in the Alexandria, LA DMA. Individual must excel at client relations, be able to develop solutions to help grow clients’ business through multi-platform opportunities, and manage contracts through all stages of the sales cycle. Organization, communications, and time management skills are a must.

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

• Self-motivated and high energy salesperson

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Capable of handling multiple tasks.

• Analytical ability to utilize market analysis, ratings research, and other information to enhance sales

efforts.

• Ability to work well with customers and fellow employees.

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other computer applications.

• Reliable and self-starting worker.

• Bachelor’s Degree and Sales Experience preferred, but not required.

• Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for generating revenue through the development of new accounts for the television

Station.

• Responsible for generating revenue by growing existing advertising revenue from current clients.

• Able to develop effective marketing plans to meet clients’ needs and objectives.

• Able to obtain budgets and meet deadlines.

• Responsible for ensuring superior client relations.

• Superior management of sales through the entire sales cycle.

• Keep up-to-date on all station product lines and programming features.

• Keep up-to-date on the product lines and programming features of competing TV stations and other

Media Platforms.

• Prepare and present both written and oral presentations.

• Prepare effective advertising schedules.

• Effectively negotiate advertising rates.

• Prepare accurate reports for sales management.

• Collection of accounts receivable, as required.

If you wish to work for a company that rewards excellence and you are a motivated, goal-oriented self-starter, please e-mail your resume to Jim Chancey at jchancey@klax-tv.com

No Phone Calls Please.

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

MMJ/Sports Reporter – Alexandria, Louisiana

KLAX-TV 31 has an immediate opening for a Multi-Media Journalist/Sports Reporter for its ABC television station.

In this full-time position, the MMJ/SR will produce, report, and edit content for the daily newscasts. In addition, you will produce sports content for a multi-layered platform, which includes on-air, station website, and social media. Our right candidate will be self-motivated, organized, have strong technical capabilities, and possess exceptional journalism skills.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Enterprise news and sports reporting

· Have excellent writing and communication skills

· Must be able to shoot, write, edit, and post all stories

· Ability to utilize technology required of the position

· Have good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

· Such other and further duties as may be assigned

Here are a few examples:

If you have a passion for local news and sports and you are ready to cover the most important stories in Central Louisiana, we may be a match. To apply for this position and join the Cox Media Group family, send your cover letter, resume, and link or work sample to Jim Chancey at jchancey@klax-tv.com.

Lost Coast Broadcasting LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

No Phone Calls Please.

Reporter/MMJ

Alexandria Louisiana

The reporter/MMJ presents daily news content for a multi-layered platform, which includes on-air, web site and social media. The ideal candidate demonstrates solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. A successful MMJ candidate will write, shoot, edit and present compelling content both on-air and online.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Have exceptional news judgment and writing skills
  • Be able to work independently at high standards under deadline pressure
  • Have good leadership and communication skills
  • Work will with co-workers
  • Generate story ideas daily
  • Have a flexible schedule and be willing to fill in when called upon
  • Ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas

Here are a few Examples:

 All interesting applicants should send cover letter with resume to Station Manager, Jim Chancey / jchancey@klax-tv.com

KLAX-DT, LOST COAST BROADCASTING LLC, COX MEDIA GROUP, AND TERRIER MEDIA BUYER, INC. ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.