WBRZ-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.
WBRZ is committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program. In our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community, we encourage qualified community organizations to be included in our job opportunity notification list. Informing you and your organization of our employment opportunities is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. If your organization is interested in being notified about our job vacancies, we would like to hear from you. Through your assistance to refer individuals to us, we want to insure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.
WBRZ-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free work place.
How to apply
If you would like to apply for a vacancy listed below, please refer to the contact information listed in each posting. Or mail resume and/or non-returnable DVD to Human Resources, WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; or fax to 225-336-2213, or e-mail to email@example.com. All resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and scheduling of interviews.
WBRZ is looking for an experienced Reporter/Anchor. Will report three days a week and anchor weekend newscasts. Will also contribute to web and mobile platforms. Must have a strong on-air presence with good writing skills. Must be proficient and creative in story development, research and live reports. Knowledge of videography and non-linear editing required. Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate extensive live breaking news on-air presence. Knowledge of south Louisiana a plus. Send resume and link to recent work to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE.
Part-time Runner / Helper
WBRZ-TV has an opening for an entry-level Part-time Runner / Helper. This position is ideal for a college student taking afternoon classes and available to work mornings ONLY. The duties consist of running errands, light maintenance, moving equipment and supplies, lifting approximately 30-50 lbs., and light office duties. Must be dependable and have valid driver’s license with good driving record. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM with some afternoons on approval. Email resume to Pallas Dunn at email@example.com. Drug-free and smoke-free work environment. EOE.
WBRZ is looking for an aggressive and creative content producer to help launch a live, breaking news-driven media platform. This position will be involved in TV, digital and emerging media. TV news experience preferred, willing to train the perfect candidate but there's a requirement for passion and aggressiveness. Email resume, cover letter and recent show links to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.
Assistant producer – breaking news
WBRZ is looking for a news hound who dreams of becoming the next superstar of local news. The assistant producer – breaking news will help drive live content to a soon-to-be-launched news platform. This position will be involved in TV, digital and emerging media. Willing to train but need passion and aggressiveness. Email resume, cover letter and recent show links to email@example.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.
WBRZ TV is looking for a dynamic television news producer to join our team. Producers at WBRZ have energy and produce fast-paced newscasts that send a clear message: We're fast, first, and the best. Shows are built around our breaking news and investigative formula with ample resources. Willing to work overnights and weekends. Experience in TV news required. Email resume, brief cover letter and show links to Trey Schmaltz, Assistant Director of News, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Human Resources via email@example.com. Applications can be mailed to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, La., 70821. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.
Marketing Content Producer
WBRZ-TV is looking for an innovative, motivated and creative individual to join the Marketing Team at Channel 2. The Marketing Content Producer brings urgency to the job every day. They are a fixture in the news room always looking for the next angle or story that will create engagement that attracts users and viewers. This person reacts quickly to breaking news and brings urgency and energy to our brand.
The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator who can generate new ideas and ways to build and push our community image to another level. The best person for the job will have a clear understanding of the big picture and understanding of cross platform promotion. Video production, the web, social media and graphic design experience are helpful. This person should be highly organized and have the ability to work on many projects at once. Send resume and references to Director of Marketing, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.
TV Operations (PT)
WBRZ-TV is always looking for candidates for part-time Television Operations. Duties include editing video, operating teleprompter, audio, and studio camera during live newscasts. Flexible work schedule a must, including weekends and holidays, and must be dependable. Non-linear experience preferred; must be able to work in fast-paced newsroom. Willing to train the right person. Please note: this is a recurring post, although there may not be an actual part-time position currently available. Interviews will be conducted for TV Operations as a vacancy occurs. Email cover letter, resume and link to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE
WBRZ offers internships each semester in the following departments: news, marketing, information systems, production, graphics, sales, sports, and weather. Interns will experience firsthand the daily operations of the department and will perform various duties as assigned. Student must be enrolled in a station approved college/university and be approved by college dean/advisor/chair to take an internship course for curriculum credit and grade. Internships are available for most fall, spring, and summer semesters, and interviews begin approximately two months prior to the semester. Email cover letter, resume and link to email@example.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE