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 ensure 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 email@example.com. All resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and scheduling of interviews.
WBRZ has multiple openings for reporters who know how to own a big story on TV and digital, including creative ways to engage and keep viewers informed on social media. WBRZ is a family-owned TV station in Louisiana's capital city. The station programs more news and local content than any competitor. This hungry newsroom prides itself on owning the news and having fun. You'll make a big market jump after spending time as a reporter here. Experience as an MMJ required. Email resume, brief cover letter and video links to Trey Schmaltz, Director of News, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Human Resources via email@example.com. Applications can be mailed to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, La., 70821. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.
Television Broadcast Technician
WBRZ-TV is looking for a full-time Television Broadcast Technician. Responsible for digital equipment, studio production maintenance, transmitter and master control duties as needed. Must have computer and networking skills, with knowledge of IP broadcast operations. College degree preferred or a minimum of two years of experience. Pre-employment drug screening required. Submit cover letter and resume to Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.
Master Control Operator
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Master Control Operator. This full-time position is responsible for monitoring transmitter by remote control, switching programs, and focusing on broadcast quality. Prefer experience in broadcast operations, equipment, and computer systems. Looking for ability to troubleshoot, multi-task, pay attention to detail, and communicate well with others - both written and verbal. Candidate must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Must be willing to work overnights, weekends, and holidays as necessary. Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Email resume to Human Resources at email@example.com or mail to P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Smoke free and drug free work environment. EOE.
WBRZ has an opening to be a part of the Capital City’s only four-hour newscast. This position requires an applicant ready for fast, unfolding, breaking news throughout the WBRZ viewing area. 2une In is a jam packed team of self-motivated multitaskers ready to welcome a producer qualified to meet the demand of the morning news. Position requires working overnight and some holidays. Producing experience preferred, but not required. Email resume and examples of work to Amanda Stevenson, Executive Producer, at firstname.lastname@example.org and Human Resources at, email@example.com. Applications can be mailed to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, La., 70821. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.
Assistant Chief Engineer
WBRZ-TV is looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer. Qualified candidate will assist with engineering design of broadcast systems from block and signal flow diagrams to taking a lead role in the building and equipment installation of those systems. Experience of transmitter support and broadcast engineering required. Must have knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations. Solid IT background, leadership skills and good communication skills are essential. Looking for someone who can grow and support current operations while preparing for the future. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to WBRZ HR at P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screen will be required. EOE.
WBRZ TV is looking for dynamic television news producers to join our team. Producers at WBRZ have energy and produce fast-paced newscasts that send a clear message: We're fast, first, and the best. Shows are built around our breaking news and investigative formula with ample resources. Willing to work overnights and weekends. Experience in TV news required. Email resume, brief cover letter and show links to Trey Schmaltz, Assistant Director of News, at email@example.com, and Human Resources via firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be mailed to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, La., 70821. Pre-employment drug screen required. 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. Email cover letter, resume and link to email@example.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE
WBRZ offers internships each semester in the following departments: News, Marketing, Information Systems, Production, Graphics, 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 the college dean/advisor/chair to take an internship course for curriculum credit and grade. Internships are unpaid and available for most fall, spring, and summer semesters. Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.