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.
Part-time News Content Producer
Ready to break into local news and TV production? WBRZ has an immediate opening for an entry-level position that is designed to give hungry, new journalists real-word experience in a newsroom. This position helps gather news content and posts stories on WBRZ.com and social media accounts. Weekend hours and some holidays. Position is uniquely designed for LSU, SU, and SLU college students who plan to pursue a career in journalism. Willing to train the perfect candidate. Email cover letter, resume and link to Trey Schmaltz, Assistant 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. No phone calls. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.
WBRZ-TV has an opening for an entry-level Part-time Runner/Helper to work for top management in Administration. College student preferred – this position is ideal for a college student taking afternoon classes and available to work mornings ONLY. The duties consist of running errands, light maintenance, moving equipment and supplies, lifting approximately 30-50 lbs., and light office duties. Must be dependable and have valid driver’s license with good driving record. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM with some afternoons on approval. Email resume´ to Pallas Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Drug- free and smoke-free work environment. EOE.
Television News Photojournalist
WBRZ-TV is looking for a talented news photojournalist who understands video photography. Prefer experience covering breaking news and packages. Proficient editor with nonlinear experience a plus. Will operate live cellular equipment and be required to fly in helicopter or plane as needed. Position requires ability to lift 25 pounds of equipment at times. Schedule can change as dictated by news events. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Email resume and work sample to Lee Polowczuk, 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.
Television Newscast Director/Audio
WBRZ has an opening for a Television Newscast Director/Audio. Will switch live fast-paced newscasts and other special programming. Must also know or learn audio board operation for newscasts/specials. Preferred candidate has two years’ experience and knowledge of VIZRT automation and ENPS coding. Must understand deadlines and work well with other production staff. Must be available for weekends and various weekday shifts as scheduled. Send resume and link to Jennifer Dartez, Director of HR at email@example.com and Lee Polowczuk, Director of News at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug testing required. EOE
WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms. This person will 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 link with your best and most recent work. Email cover letter, resume and link to Lee Polowczuk at email@example.com ,,and Human Resources via 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 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, 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. Email cover letter, resume and link to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE