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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 2016 / 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

Receptionist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a full time receptionist to work Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. The receptionist greets and assists clients and station visitors, accepts deliveries and handles a multi-line telephone system. Must have excellent communication skills and basic computer skills with a knowledge of Windows. Pre-employment drug screening required. Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Ginn, Director of Human Resources at mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Online News Content Producer
WBRZ-TV has an immediate opening for an Online News Content Producer. WBRZ.com is the website associated with the ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge. The successful candidate will help lead the way in digital news gathering with creativity and enthusiasm. The media company is locally owned and operated. You will not need to bring your cookie cutters to this job. As we work to bridge the gap between television and online users, we are also looking to grow our social media platforms. Previous experience in a television and digital newsroom required. Flexible schedule including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays. Pre-employment drug screening required. Submit a resume, digital news philosophy, and links to recent work to Mary Ginn, Director of Human Resources at mary@wbrz.com and Trey Schmaltz, Assistant Director of News at trey@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Television Broadcast Technician
WBRZ-TV is looking for a full-time Television Broadcast Technician. Responsible for digital equipment, studio production maintenance, transmitter and master control duties as needed. Must have computer and networking skills, with knowledge of IP broadcast operations. College degree preferred or a minimum of two years of experience. Pre-employment drug screening required. Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Ginn, Director of Human Resources at mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Account Executive
WBRZ- TV 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 is preferred, including knowledge of Nielsen ratings, Power Point and other Windows-based software. College degree preferred. Good company benefits. Pre-employment drug screening required. Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Ginn, Director of Human Resources at mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Investigative Executive Producer
WBRZ-TV needs an Investigative Executive Producer. You will be required to work on your own and with investigative unit reporters. Develop stories and have a proven record of balanced reporting and producing. Must be research-driven with knowledge of document analysis, fact-checking and FOIA requests. A minimum of seven years experience in journalism is preferred. The successful candidate will understand how to be fair while seeking the truth. Pre-employment drug screening required. Send resume and work sample/link to Mary Ginn, Director of HR or Lee Polowczuk, Director of News, WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821 or email resume to mary@wbrz.com or lpolowczuk@wbrz.com . Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Multimedia Journalist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms. Other abilities include posting to the web and airing stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels. Must understand the beat system to break and enterprise hard news stories. At least two years reporting experience preferred with a working knowledge of computers and digital cameras. Must have strong storytelling writing skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work. Email resume’ to Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com or Mary Ginn, Director of HR, mary@wbrz.com. WBRZ is a drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE.

Field Anchor/Multimedia Journalist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms. Position includes live shots for the morning news and ability to turn a hard news story for future broadcasts. Other abilities include posting to the web and airing stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels. At least two years reporting experience preferred with a working knowledge of computers and digital cameras. Must have strong storytelling writing skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work. Email resume’ to Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com or Mary Ginn, Director of HR, mary@wbrz.com. WBRZ is a drug-free and smoke-free facility. 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. 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 clean driving record. Email resume and work sample to either Director of HR at hr@wbrz.com; or Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

Digital Associate News Producer
WBRZ and WBRZ.com, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ABC affiliate and associated website, is seeking a Digital Associate News Producer. This full-time position assists producers in creating award-winning newscasts and updates WBRZ.com. Will write news stories for on-air/web and learn formatting of newscasts. Preferred candidate is one looking to get their foot in the door of a serious news organization. Willing to train the right person with a competitive, hungry, can-do attitude. Email resume and brief cover letter to Trey Schmaltz, Executive Producer, at trey@wbrz.com, or Director of HR, at hr@wbrz.com. No phone calls. 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 of work sample to Director of HR, hr@wbrz.com; or Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com. OR mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. 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 Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com; or Director of HR at hr@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 Director of HR at hr@wbrz.com.

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