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.
Commercial Production Producer/Director/Videographer
WBRZ-TV is seeking a Creative - Producer/Director/Videographer for Commercial Production. Qualified applicants are expected to work closely with station departments, outside agencies and direct clients. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, producing/writing and directing a variety of projects, both broadcast and non-broadcast, from concept to completion. Applicants should have 3-5 years of knowledge in pre-production, location/studio and post production areas. Must take initiative and have ability to work as a single source or as team member. When submitting resume, please include salary requirements. Email resume to Sofiya Chaney, Director of H.R. at firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
Multimedia Journalist / Anchor
WBRZ in Baton Rouge is looking for a multimedia journalist who understands hard news. You’ll report as a multimedia journalist four days a week and anchor newscasts one weekend day. Must be a good storyteller and comfortable live on-air. Prefer at least two years experience. Send resume with link to Sofiya Chaney, Director of HR at email@example.com or Chuck Bark, Director of News at Chuck@wbrz.com or by mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O., Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free environment. EOE.
WBRZ News is looking for a high-energy Traffic Reporter. This part-time weekday early morning position will require the ability to handle multiple tasks quickly. You’ll organize and prepare traffic reports for on-camera and web presentations, obtain local road conditions and alternatives, and present information in an easily understandable manner. This position requires basic computer knowledge and a professional speaking voice. Email resume and link to work sample to Sofiya Chaney, Director of HR, to firstname.lastname@example.org; or Chuck Bark, Director of News, to Chuck@wbrz.com. OR mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.
Television News Videographer
WBRZ-TV is looking for a talented news videographer/editor who understands video photography. Prefer experience covering breaking news and packages. Should be a proficient editor with nonlinear experience a plus. Will operate microwave news vans, live cellular equipment, know or be willing to operate satellite news van and be required to fly in helicopter or plane as needed. Position requires ability to lift 25 pounds of equipment at times. Schedule can change as dictated by news events. Must have valid drivers license with safe record. Email resume and work sample to Sofiya Chaney, Director of HR at email@example.com; or Chuck Bark, Director of News at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist who thrives on hard news. Will deliver content on several platforms including broadcast, Web and in-studio. At least two years’ experience preferred with knowledge of developing solid stories, shooting, editing and live presentations. Must have strong writing skills with ability to meet deadlines. Please provide a link or DVD of your recent work. Email resume to Chuck Bark, Director of News, to email@example.com; or Sofiya Chaney, Director of HR, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. 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. Pre-employment drug screening required. Email resume to Lon Tegels, Assistant News Director at email@example.com; or Sofiya Chaney, Director of HR at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. 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. Please submit resume and letter of introduction to email@example.com, Director of HR.