Press Releases

  • WBRZ named 2013 Television Station of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

    Updated: 1:41 PM 3/13/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 was named the 2013 Television Station of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters on March 12, 2014. The Station of the Year award is presented annually to a television station in Louisiana which, as a member of the Louisiana Association... (More)
  • WBRZ's First Big Day Giveaway

    WBRZ's First Big Day Giveaway

    Updated: 12:00 AM 3/6/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ is hosting the "Big Day Giveaway," where one bride will win a wedding reception at Oak Lodge Receptions valued at almost $11,000. Contestants may register from Feb. 21 through March 14 on WBRZ.com, and contestants are allowed one entry per week. WBRZ will select... (More)
  • WBRZ Launches 17th Annual Fill a Prescription for the Needy Campaign

    WBRZ Launches 17th Annual Fill a Prescription for the Needy Campaign

    Updated: 12:00 AM 3/6/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 is hosting the 17th annual Fill-a-Prescription for the Needy campaign from March 5, 2014 to April 7, 2014 to raise money for prescription medication for Baton Rouge's St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy. There will be a total of 250 bins set... (More)
  • WBRZ's Recycle Your Electronics Day Is January 10th

    WBRZ's Recycle Your Electronics Day Is January 10th

    Updated: 10:22 AM 1/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Many people receive electronic gifts for Christmas like a new laptop, printer, cell phone, or iPod and iPad. So what should you do with the old ones? Recycle! WBRZ-TV Channel 2, for the sixth year in a row, is teaming up with the Capital Area... (More)
  • WBRZ s 25th Pats Coats for Kids drive a huge success

    Updated: 9:09 AM 12/17/2013

    WBRZ ‘s 25th Pat's Coats for Kids drive a huge success WBRZ's 25th annual "Pat's Coats for Kids" coat drive was a resounding success. The 2013 campaign began Monday, October 28th and ran through Friday, December 13, 2013. "Pat's Coats for Kids" collected any children's or adult's size coats... (More)
  • WBRZ kicks off 25th Pat's Coats for Kids drive

    Updated: 9:20 AM 10/31/2013

    WBRZ kicks off 25th Pat's Coats for Kids drive Helping needy children stay warm in our community With the cold weather quickly approaching, WBRZ will kick off their annual "Pat's Coats for Kids" coat drive. Beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Saturday, November 23, 2013, "Pat's Coats for... (More)
  • WBRZ SPONSORS CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY 26TH ANNUAL JAMBALAYA JAM

    Updated: 11:18 AM 10/7/2013

    WBRZ SPONSORS CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY 26TH ANNUAL JAMBALAYA JAM Family-friendly event where 48 teams compete for best jambalaya BATON ROUGE, LA (October 7, 2013) - WBRZ is sponsoring a street party you won't want to miss! The United Way's 26th Annual Jambalaya Jam, sponsored by the DOW Chemical... (More)
  • WBRZ Celebrates 29th Annual Food Drive- Feed A Family

    Updated: 9:23 AM 10/7/2013

    Marketing Contact: WBRZ Marketing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (225) 336-2271 October 7, 2013 WBRZ Celebrates 29th Annual Food Drive In response to the increasing need to feed the hungry in our viewing area, WBRZ News 2 will conduct its 29th annual "Feed-A-Family" food drive. With the... (More)
  • WBRZ RECOGNIZES TOP HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES WITH ITS FANS CHOICE AWARD

    Updated: 8:39 AM 8/27/2013

    Marketing Contact:WBRZ Marketing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (225) 336-2271 E-mail: marketing@wbrz.com August 26, 2013 WBRZ RECOGNIZES TOP HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES WITH ITS FANS' CHOICE AWARD BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Sports 2 Louisiana will kick off the 2013 prep football season in South Louisiana with the 18th year... (More)
  • WBRZs Stuff The Bus Raises over $90,000 for Local Children

    Updated: 4:02 PM 7/18/2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (225) 336-2271 July 18, 2013 WBRZ's Stuff The Bus Raises over $90,000 for Local Children 6th Annual School Supply Drive for Kids in the East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish School Systems is a great success WBRZ News 2 Louisiana teamed up with Raising... (More)
  • WBRZ, News 2 and The Advocate present the biggest 4th of July Fireworks show in Louisiana!

    Updated: 1:58 PM 6/26/2013

    WBRZ, News 2 and The Advocate present the biggest 4th of July Fireworks show in Louisiana! Join WBRZ and The Advocate for Fireworks On The Mississippi, Thursday July 4th WBRZ News 2 Louisiana is teaming up with The Advocate to bring the Baton Rouge Area " Fireworks On The... (More)
  • Help Local Children through WBRZs Stuff The Bus

    Updated: 9:09 AM 6/19/2013

    Help Local Children through "WBRZ's Stuff The Bus" A School Supply Drive for Kids in the East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish School Systems WBRZ News 2 Louisiana is teaming up with Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Office Depot, St. Elizabeth Hospital, ExxonMobil, the East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish... (More)
  • WBRZ News 2 Wins Seven Associated Press Awards

    Updated: 2:41 PM 5/21/2013

    WBRZ News 2 Wins Seven Associated Press Awards The Louisiana Associated Press has recognized WBRZ News 2 Louisiana as the recipient of 6 major awards. The Associated Press awarded WBRZ Best Newscast for the second year in a row. Rocky Daboval, General Manager of WBRZ, says "It's a tribute... (More)

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