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.
If you would like to apply for the vacancies below, please send resume and/or non-returnable tape/DVD to Human Resources, WBRZ-TV, P. O. 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 appropriate manager for review and scheduling of interviews.
Master Control Operator
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Master Control Operator. This full-time position is responsible for monitoring transmitter by remote control, switching and monitoring on-air programming. Prefer 3 years experience in broadcast operations, equipment, and computer systems. Looking for ability to troubleshoot and communicate well with others. Must be willing to work overnights, weekends, and holidays. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail resume to Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE
Locally owned TV station is looking for a highly motivated and competitive self-starter to sell advertising solutions to local businesses. Applicant is expected to develop new business, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and meet all revenue and new business goals for multiple entities. Ad sales experience preferred, including knowledge of Nielsen ratings, Power Point and other Windows-based software. College degree preferred. Good company benefits. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements when responding to ad. Mail to Laura Sisemore, Dir of HR; or Della Berning, Sales Manager; WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; OR email to Lsisemore@wbrz.com or email@example.com. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE
Content Center Coordinator
WBRZ-TV is seeking to fill both a fulltime and a weekend part-time position for Content Center Coordinator. Research, gather and develop stories for broadcast, mobile and web. Will also work with news staff and contacts, and monitor breaking news. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Prefer at least one year of experience in journalism, web communications or related. Email resume to Kevin Fries at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Laura Sisemore at email@example.com. Resumes can be mailed to Kevin Fries, Asst. News Dir., or Laura Sisemore, Dir. of HR, to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free work Environment. EOE
WBRZ is looking for an experienced Anchor/Reporter. Will be a reporter with the Investigative Unit and anchor an early evening newscast in Louisiana’s capital city. Will also report daily news, series, and contribute to web and mobile platforms. Must have a strong on-air presence with good writing skills. Must be proficient in story development, research, live reports and creativity. Knowledge of videography and non-linear editing required. We are looking for a team player who understands being a leader in an aggressive newsroom. Prefer at least three years’ experience anchoring and investigative/hard news reporting. Send resume and DVD or link to Chuck Bark, Director of News, at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, at email@example.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
WBRZ has an opening for an experienced newscast Director/TD. Will switch live fast-paced newscasts and other programming. Ideal candidate has knowledge of digital switcher, still store, Chyron Duet, audio and ENPS. Must understand deadlines. Minimum 2 years’ experience preferred. Must be available for weekends and various weekday shifts as scheduled. Send resume and/or non-returnable DVD or link to Laura Sisemore, Director of HR or Chuck Bark, Director of News, WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Resumes can also be faxed to 225-336-2246 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Drug-free and smoke-free environment. EOE
Part-time Television Operations
Will operate teleprompter and work camera during live newscasts. Flexible work schedule. Willing to train. Send resume to Kevin Fries, WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or fax resume to 225-336-2246, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE
WBRZ now has ongoing internships in the following departments: news, marketing, information systems, production, graphics, sales, sports, and weather. Intern will experience first hand, daily operations of department and will perform various duties as assigned. Must be enrolled in Louisiana State University, Southern University, Southeastern University, or station approved college/university and be approved by college dean or department supervisor for course credit. Internships are available each college semester of fall, spring, and summer. Interviews start approximately two months prior to each semester.
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