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

Current openings

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 3-5 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, holidays. Email resume to Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to lsisemore@wbrz.com; or mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE

Traffic Reporter
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 Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to lsisemore@wbrz.com; 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.

Marketing Coordinator/Producer
WBRZ-TV is looking for an innovative, motivated and creative individual to join the Marketing team at Channel 2. The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator who can generate new ideas and ways of pushing our award winning community service projects to another level. The person for the job will have a clear understanding of the Big Picture and of cross platform promotion. Video production, web, social media and graphic design experience are helpful. Email your resume, references, and salary requirements to Noah Kozinko, Director of Marketing at nkozinko@wbrz.com; or Laura Sisemore, Director of Human Resources at lsisemore@wbrz.com; OR mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free environment. 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 Laura Sisemore, Director of HR at lsisemore@wbrz.com; or Chuck Bark, Director of News at chuck@wbrz.com. Or mail to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Multimedia Journalist
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 chuck@wbrz.com; or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to lsisemore@wbrz.com. 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. Email resume to Lon Tegels, Assistant News Director at ltegels@wbrz.com; or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR at lsisemore@wbrz.com. Or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE

Internships
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 lsisemore@wbrz.com, Director of HR.

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