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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 2017

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 hr@wbrz.com. All resumes are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and scheduling of interviews.

Current openings

Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ
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. Anchoring experience in a TV newsroom is required. Email cover letter, resume and link to Lee Polowczuk at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com and Mary Ginn at mary@wbrz.com; or mail to HR at WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE

Evening Executive Producer
WBRZ has an immediate opening for an aggressive producer ready to make the next big jump. This position manages nightly breaking news on broadcast TV, multiple digital live streams and WBRZ.com. Works with late news team to build contemporary newscasts that own the day's biggest and late-breaking stories. Experience producing TV news required. 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 trey@wbrz.com, and Mary Ginn, Director of HR, at mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.

Multimedia Journalist
WBRZ has an immediate opening for an aggressive multi-media journalist who wants to own breaking news in South Louisiana. We will provide the tools and the support, you will provide the passion, energy and story-telling capability to lead our 10pm news on a nightly basis. Email a resume’, provide a link to recent work and describe in a cover letter how you crush the competition in your market. Contact Lee Polowczuk, Director of News, at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com, and Mary Ginn, Director of HR, at mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening 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. Pre-employment drug screening required. Email resume to Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at lpolowczuk@wbrz.com; or Director of HR at hr@wbrz.com. Or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE

Internships
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 hr@wbrz.com.

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