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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and scheduling of interviews.
WBRZ-TV has an immediate opening for an evening Senior Producer. This position will manage the breaking news program, WBRZ News 2 at 10:00, and oversee WBRZ.com and social media during your shift. Producing experience required and some management expertise preferred. Great producers from small markets are encouraged to apply. Know how to own breaking news and investigative stories. Knowledge of Louisiana's I-10/12 corridor is helpful. Email resume, cover letter and recent show links to Trey Schmaltz, Assistant Director of News, at email@example.com, and Mary Ginn, Director of HR, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.
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. Full time experience in a TV newsroom is required. Email resume and link to Lee Polowczuk at email@example.com and Mary Ginn at firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to HR at WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE
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 email@example.com or Mary Ginn, Director of HR, firstname.lastname@example.org. WBRZ is a drug-free and smoke-free facility. 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 email@example.com; or Director of HR at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE
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 email@example.com.