Press Releases

  • WBRZ Launches The Pledge of Allegiance

    Updated: 10:00 AM 9/8/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 presents The Pledge of Allegiance , a daily news segment that will air on 2une In, the station's morning program, to promote educational values and national pride, beginning September 8, 2014. Every weekday morning, WBRZ will air local public and private elementary... (More)
  • WBRZ Recognizes Top High School Athletes with Fans' Choice

    Updated: 9:59 AM 9/8/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Sports 2 will kick off the 2014 football season with the 19th year of The Fans' Choice Awards is a unique and interactive approach to recognizing the most outstanding high school athlete of the week. Every Friday, beginning September 5, coaches, players and fans... (More)
  • WBRZ Raises More than $70,000 for Annual School Supply Drive

    Updated: 2:11 PM 7/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 raised almost $73,000 worth of school supplies and stuffed a total of six buses during the 7th annual Stuff the Bus Campaign, a school supply drive to benefit children in the community on July 16 at Office Depot. The public was encouraged... (More)
  • WBRZ to Premiere "Unbroken Valor," an Ex-Prisoner of War Special on July 5

    WBRZ to Premiere "Unbroken Valor," an Ex-Prisoner of War Special on July 5

    Updated: 9:04 AM 6/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Channel 2 will premiere "Unbroken Valor," a 30-minute special on ex-prisoners of war, Saturday, July 5 at 6:30 p.m. Many surviving ex-prisoners of war have not shared their stories due to the emotional memories, and approximately 500 members of the "Greatest Generation" die each... (More)
  • WBRZ to host 7th Annual Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive

    Updated: 11:29 AM 6/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 is hosting the 7th annual Stuff the Bus Campaign, a school supply drive to benefit children in our community, July 16 from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Office Depot in Baton Rouge and Gonzales. This year's collection day will be held... (More)
  • WBRZ Hosts Successful Live St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

    WBRZ Hosts Successful Live St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

    Updated: 4:39 PM 6/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Channel 2 hosted the Live St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Special Sunday, June 22. All 9,000 tickets were sold, making this year's giveaway one to remember. It has been more than five years since every ticket for the Baton Rouge Dream Home was sold. ... (More)
  • WBRZ Weather Team to Host Weathering the Storm 2014

    Updated: 10:09 AM 5/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - With the 2014 hurricane season just around the corner, the WBRZ News 2 Weather Team is ready to help viewers prepare for any impending danger. Pat Shingleton, WBRZ's chief forecaster, along with meteorologists Josh Eachus, Robert Gauthreaux and Keller Watts will host a one-hour special. "Weathering... (More)
  • Yard Makeover Winner Announced

    Updated: 12:07 PM 5/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ Channel 2 is proud to announce the winner of the 2014 WBRZ $20,000 Yard Makeover Contest, Ashley Anderson of Baton Rouge. The contest began Saturday, March 15, 2014, and ended Friday, April 11, 2014. Almost 24,000 viewers entered the contest by visiting WBRZ.com and submitting... (More)
  • 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)

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