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 the vacancies below, please send resume and/or non-returnable tape/DVD to Human Resources, WBRZ-TV, P. O. 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 appropriate manager for review and scheduling of interviews.

Current openings

Multimedia Sports Reporter
WBRZ is looking for a sports journalist who is a great storyteller. You will develop, write, shoot, edit and deliver sports information on-air, the web and mobile. Show us work that breaks out from the pack with interesting topics, great writing and a reason to watch. Prefer at least two years’ experience. Email resume and link to Chuck Bark at chuck@wbrz.com or Laura Sisemore at lsisemore@wbrz.com; or mail to Chuck Bark, Director of News or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free work environment. EOE

Assistant News Director
WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge is looking for a decisive leader who can manage the day-to-day operations of the newsroom on multiple platforms. Must be a self-starter who will be responsible for driving hard news content on newscasts, mobile and social media. Will also supervise Content Center staff and newsroom scheduling. This is an aggressive newsroom in Louisiana’s capital with all the tools, a 50-person plus staff, and investigative unit. Must be willing to work irregular hours as needed. At least five years of hands-on news management experience preferred. Email to chuck@wbrz.com or lsisemore@wbrz.com; or mail resume to Chuck Bark, Director of News or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE

Multimedia Journalist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms. Post to the web and air stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels. At least two years reporting experience with knowledge of computers and digital cameras preferred. Must have strong writing skills with ability to meet deadlines. Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work. Mail resume to Chuck Bark, Director of News or Laura Sisemore, Director of HR, to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; or email to Chuck@wbrz.com or lsisemore@wbrz.com. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE

Account Executive
Locally owned TV station 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 preferred, including knowledge of Nielsen ratings, Power Point and other Windows-based software. College degree preferred. Good company benefits. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements when responding to ad. Mail to Laura Sisemore, Dir of HR; or Della Berning, Sales Manager; WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821; OR email to Lsisemore@wbrz.com or dberning@wbrz.com. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE

Part-time Television Operations
Will operate teleprompter and work camera during live newscasts. Flexible work schedule. Willing to train. Send resume to Kevin Fries, WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or fax resume to 225-336-2246, or e-mail to kfries@wbrz.com. Smoke-free and drug-free work environment. EOE

WBRZ now has ongoing internships in the following departments: news, marketing, information systems, production, graphics, sales, sports, and weather. Intern will experience first hand, daily operations of department and will perform various duties as assigned. Must be enrolled in Louisiana State University, Southern University, Southeastern University, or station approved college/university and be approved by college dean or department supervisor for course credit. Internships are available each college semester of fall, spring, and summer. Interviews start approximately two months prior to each semester.

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