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Sports Director

@ KADN-TV, KLAF-TV

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).


How to Apply:

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.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: September 16, 2022
Application Deadline: October 17, 2022
Job Type: Full-time