Vice President & General Manager
Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Nexstar Inc. is searching for a Vice President/General Manager
to lead its broadcasting, digital, and mobile operations at KLFY
(CBS) in Lafayette, Louisiana, DMA #122.
KLFY- News 10 has a long history of serving Lafayette and the
surrounding parishes. It's the oldest television station in the
market serving "Acadiana" since June 3, 1955. The strength of this
award-winning station lies in its long-standing connection to the
community. While providing news, weather, and sports- the station
also provides local and national advertisers with multiple
platforms to grow their businesses. The station supports numerous
local non-profits including FoodNet Food Bank of Lafayette and the
Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana.
The station serves eight parishes including Lafayette, Acadia, St.
Martin, Iberia, Vermilion, Evangeline, St. Landry, and Jeff Davis.
The biggest employers in the market come from the health-care
industry, the oil industry, and a large jewelry manufacturer.
Health care employers include Lafayette General, Opelousas Health
Systems and Our Lady of Lourdes. Among the largest oil industry
employers are companies such as Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, and
Halliburton. Stuller Inc is one of the largest jewelry
manufacturers in the United States and employs more than 1,600
people. Lafayette, Louisiana is home to the Ragin' Cajuns - The
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - which owns just over 1,300
acres of land in the area, has a student enrollment of over 19,000,
and employs close to 1,900 people. Lafayette is an hour from Baton
Rouge and just 2.5 hours to New Orleans.
- Minimum of five years of experience as a successful General
Manager for a commercial broadcast station.
- Significant sales management experience in leading and driving
revenue growth in broadcast and digital. Special emphasis on New
Local Direct revenue growth, including self-created non-traditional
revenue success and sports and community sponsorships.
- A proven track record providing professional, demonstrative
leadership and the ability to in develop a leadership team and
promote collaboration and teamwork among all station
- The vision and ability to enact short-term and long-term plans
for the development of the stations' digital and mobile
- Track record of success in maintaining a focus on the bottom
- Broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on
localism is essential.
- Nexstar seeks a stakeholder - someone who is engaging, promotes
good citizenship and wants to make a positive impact on the
If you are driven by a determination to succeed, have a tireless
work ethic, a commitment to creative, successful revenue
generation, dedicated to serving the community, and enjoy working
alongside an exceptional team of dedicated employees with America's
largest broadcasting company, then apply online at .
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