Careers at KLAX

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

 

Job Openings:

Reporter/MMJ

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 well 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

All interesting applicants should send cover letter with resume to Jim Chancey at jchancey@klax-tv.com

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.

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.