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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and scheduling of interviews.
We are looking for a talented, creative writer/producer who can bring urgency and energy to the WBRZ News 2 brand. Apply if you are a creative, energetic, deadline oriented marketer who has a love for writing and a passion for news promotion. You’ll work for one the few family-owned and operated stations left in the country, with a vision for leading the way in the changing broadcast landscape. You'll have the opportunity to create something new and exciting every day while working on engaging image campaigns. Strong copywriting and creative vision needed. An understanding of social media and web is a must. Rush your resume, demo reel and references to Noah Kozinko, Director of Marketing, at email@example.com and to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Human Resources, WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
WBRZ is looking for an experienced Anchor/Reporter. Will anchor a two-hour morning news program and report for other 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. Send resume and link to recent work to email@example.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
Newscast Graphics Designer/Operator
WBRZ-TV, the locally owned ABC affiliate, is looking for a full-time Newscast Graphics Designer/Operator. Work with various software computer programs creating graphics and maps. Position also involves airing graphics during newscasts and other programming. Prefer some knowledge of television operations. Must be able to work flexible hours. Email resume with link to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
Evening Executive Producer
WBRZ has an immediate opening for an aggressive producer ready to make the next big jump. This position manages nightly breaking news on broadcast TV, multiple digital live streams and WBRZ.com. Works with late news team to build contemporary newscasts that own the day's biggest and late-breaking stories. Experience producing TV news required. Knowledge of Louisiana's I-10/12 corridor is helpful. 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.
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