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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 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.

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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

Web Producer
WBRZ, the Baton Rouge ABC affiliate, seeks a Digital Producer for our digital news products. The ideal candidate gets excited about breaking news and watching digitally produced content grow legs and run through the internet. Knowledge of news writing, video and photo editing along with experience managing a business or university-associated social media account preferred. Send resume, brief cover letter, and links to recent work to Letitia Walker, News Director at lwalker@wbrz.com and Director of Human Resources at hr@wbrz.com, or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.

Investigative Reporter
WBRZ is searching for an Investigative Reporter to add to our award-winning Investigative Unit. A successful candidate should have a knack for navigating complex stories and holding officials accountable. You'll enterprise, research, write, and investigate stories for our broadcast and digital platforms. At least two years of TV, radio, newspaper, or online newsroom experience is required. Send your resume, link to your reel, and cover letter to Letitia Walker at lwalker@wbrz.com. Pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE.

Master Control Operator
Are you a tech-savvy professional with a passion for the broadcasting industry? If so, we would like to invite you to apply for our Master Control Operator position at WBRZ. As a Master Control Operator, you will be responsible for ensuring the on-air content quality and accuracy of our broadcast, acquiring and organizing media content, monitoring and controlling the transmission equipment, and troubleshooting technical issues.
Responsibilities:

      • Monitor and ensure quality control of on-air content
      • Manage on-air playlists and scheduling
      • Acquire, record, and organize media content
      • Control and troubleshoot the transmission equipment
      • Communicate with other departments to ensure the smooth broadcast operation
      • Keep record of discrepancies and issues
      • Follow the FCC regulations and guidelines


Email resume, brief cover letter to Joey Verrett, Director of Engineering, at jverrett@wbrz.com, and Human Resources via hr@wbrz.com. Applications can be mailed to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, La., 70821. Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE.

WBRZ Account Executive
WBRZ- TV is looking for a highly motivated and competitive business professional who is a self-starter to sell advertising solutions to local businesses including digital asset strategies.
The applicant is expected to:

      • Manage and grow an existing account list,
      • Develop new business,
      • Employ excellent communication and organizational skills
      • Meet all revenue and new business goals for multiple entities.


Required Experience:
Ad sales experience is preferred, including knowledge of Comscore ratings, Power Point and other Windows-based software. A college degree and advertising sales experience is preferred.
Benefits: Excellent company benefits (health, dental, vision, life).
Application Process: Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@wbrz.com and copy mhudson@wbrz.com. Pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE.

Internships
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 hr@wbrz.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.

*Summer 2024 internships have been filled in the News Department.  

WBRZ Internship Application

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