Press Releases

  • WBRZ Hosts Annual Lights Before Christmas Contest

    Updated: 11:35 AM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ celebrates the holidays again this year with its Lights Before Christmas Contest, going on now through Christmas Day. Each year this family favorite contest recognizes some of the best and brightest outdoor Christmas displays in the Baton Rouge area. Contest participants will need to send... (More)
  • WBRZ Takes on New Look with Story-Telling and Presentation Center

    Updated: 11:04 AM 11/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ introduced a brand new, high-tech studio on November 17, 2014 at 5 p.m. This new advanced story-telling and presentation area will enhance the way news is delivered to viewers and will allow for an interactive atmosphere. WBRZ Production Services, Engineering Staff, News Team, and General... (More)
  • WBRZ Hosts 26th Annual Pat's Coats for Kids

    WBRZ Hosts 26th Annual Pat's Coats for Kids

    Updated: 10:35 AM 10/28/2014

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ is hosting the annual Pat's Coats for Kids coat drive now through Saturday, November 22, 2014. Pat's Coats for Kids will collect monetary donations as well as children or adult-sized coats for children in need in our area. For the past 25 years, Pat's Coats... (More)
  • WBRZ Hosts Feed a Family Friday During 30th Annual Food Drive

    Updated: 10:14 AM 10/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Join WBRZ for Feed a Family Friday on October 24, 2014 from 5am to 1pm. at Calandro's Supermarket on Government Street. Area residents and businesses are urged to bring perishable items such as turkeys, hams, fruits or vegetables. All food donations will be delivered to less... (More)
  • WBRZ Launches New Sports Segment - Cauble's Rising Stars

    WBRZ Launches New Sports Segment - Cauble's Rising Stars

    Updated: 5:19 PM 10/2/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - WBRZ News 2 presents " Cauble's Rising Stars ", a new weekly sports segment that highlights the athletic youth of the community. "Cauble's Rising Stars" will be featured every Thursday on News 2 during the 6pm newscast, beginning October 9, 2014. Viewers will be able... (More)
  • WBRZ Hosts 30th Annual Feed A Family Food Drive

    WBRZ Hosts 30th Annual Feed A Family Food Drive

    Updated: 3:42 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - In response to the increasing need to feed the hungry in our viewing area, WBRZ News 2 will conduct its 30th annual " Feed-A-Family " food drive October 1 - 31. With the aid of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and The Baton Rouge Clinic,... (More)
  • 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)

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