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.
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.
Can you tell a story without saying a word? We’re looking for a Producer/Director/Videographer with big ideas, great writing skills and ready to show it off! Experience in retail, promotions, and live broadcasts would be great 'cause you’ll get the chance to do it all if you work for the only locally-owned television station in Baton Rouge. Can you knock our socks off? Get your resume and work samples together and email them to email@example.com or mail to HR at WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE.
Part-time Runner / Helper
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 resumé to Pallas Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Drug-free and smoke-free work environment. 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