Employment Opportunities

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.

EEO Public File Report 2014 / Recruitment Sources

How to apply

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 hr@wbrz.com.  All resumes are forwarded to the appropriate manager for review and scheduling of interviews.

Current openings

Television News Videographer
WBRZ-TV is looking for a talented news videographer/editor who understands video photography. Experience covering breaking news and packages preferred. Proficient editor with nonlinear experience a plus. Will operate microwave news vans, live cellular equipment and know or be willing to operate satellite news van. Position requires ability to lift 25 lbs of equipment at times. Schedule can change as dictated by news events. Must have valid drivers license with safe record. Send resume and work sample to Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, or Chuck Bark, Director of News, WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821 or email resume to lsisemore@wbrz.com or Chuck@wbrz.com. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

TV Station Web Producer
WBRZ-TV is looking for a creative person who has web publishing knowledge. Experience with content management systems is preferred but not required. Must be a good writer and interact well with others. Daily job duties for the web include editing, writing stories, selecting photos and encoding video. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other systems preferred. Send resume to Laura Sisemore, Director of Human Resources or Chuck Bark, Director of News at WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Or send resume by email to lsisemore@wbrz.com or Chuck@wbrz.com. Drug-free and smoke-free environment. EOE.

Multimedia Journalist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms. Post to the web and air stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels. At least two years reporting experience with knowledge of computers and digital cameras preferred. Must have strong writing skills with ability to meet deadlines. Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work. Mail resume to Chuck Bark, Director of News or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; or email to chuck@wbrz.com or lsisemore@wbrz.com. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE

Account Executive
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 dberning@wbrz.com. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE

News Anchor/Reporter
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 chuck@wbrz.com; or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, at lsisemore@wbrz.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. 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 kfries@wbrz.com. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE

Internships
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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