Internship Updates & Opportunities

WBRZ Job Opportunity for 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 Mary Ginn, Director of Human Resources at Mary@wbrz.com or mail to WBRZ-TV, P. O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.  Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. EOE.

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Multimedia Journalist/Field Anchor

WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms.  Position includes live shots for the morning news and ability to turn a hard news story for future broadcasts. Other abilities include posting to the web and airing stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels.   At least two years reporting experience preferred with a working knowledge of computers and digital cameras.  Must have strong storytelling writing skills with the ability to meet deadlines.   Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work.

Email resume’ to Lee Polowczuk, Assistant News Director, lee@wbrz.com  or Mary Ginn, Director of HR, mary@wbrz.com.   WBRZ is a drug-free and smoke-free facility.  EOE.

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Multimedia Journalist

WBRZ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to enterprise, write, shoot, edit and deliver news to a variety of platforms.  Other abilities include posting to the web and airing stories on broadcast, digital and mobile channels.  Must understand the beat system to break and enterprise hard news stories.  At least two years reporting experience preferred with a working knowledge of computers and digital cameras.  Must have strong storytelling writing skills with the ability to meet deadlines.  Please provide a DVD or link with your best and most recent work.

Email resume’ to Lee Polowczuk, Assistant News Director, lee@wbrz.com  or Mary Ginn, Director of HR, mary@wbrz.com.   WBRZ is a drug-free and smoke-free facility.  EOE.

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Television News Videographer

WBRZ-TV is looking for a talented news videographer/editor who understands video photography.  Prefer experience covering breaking news and packages.  Proficient editor with nonlinear experience a plus.  Will operate microwave news vans, live cellular equipment, know or be willing to operate satellite news van 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 drivers license with clean driving record

Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; or Chuck Bark, Director of News at Chuck@wbrz.com

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Commercial Producer/Director/Videographer

WBRZ-TV is seeking a Creative – Producer/Director/Videographer for Commercial Production. Qualified applicants are expected to work closely with station departments, outside agencies and direct clients. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, producing/writing and directing a variety of projects, both broadcast and non-broadcast, from concept to completion.

Applicants should have 3-5 years of knowledge in pre-production, location/studio and post production areas. Must take initiative and have ability to work as a single source or as team member. When submitting resume, please include salary requirements.

Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; or mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Newscast Graphics Design/ Operator

WBRZ-TV needs individual who will work with various computer programs creating graphics, animations and maps. Will also operate graphics for newscasts and other programming. Prefer some knowledge of television operations and design. Experience with Photoshop preferred. Must be able to perform under tight deadlines.
Send resume and/or link to Chuck Bark, Director of News at Chuck@wbrz.com or Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; or mail to WBRZ-TV, P.O. Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for 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 and monitoring on-air programming.  Prefer 3-5 years’ experience in broadcast operations, equipment, and computer systems.  Looking for ability to troubleshoot and communicate well with others.  Must be willing to work overnights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.

Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; or mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. 

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WBRZ Job Opportunity for Marketing Coordinator/ Producer

WBRZ-TV is looking for a motivated, innovative, and creative individual to join the Marketing team at Channel 2.  The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator who can generate new ideas and ways of pushing our award winning community service projects to another level.  The right person for the job will have a clear understanding of the Big Picture and of cross platform promotion.  Video production, web, social media and graphic design experience are helpful.

Email your resume, references, and salary requirements to Noah Kozinko, Director of Marketing at nkozinko@wbrz.com; or Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; OR mail to PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.

WBRZ Job Opportunity for Traffic Reporter

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WBRZ News is looking for a high-energy Traffic Reporter. This part-time weekday early morning position will require the ability to handle multiple tasks quickly. You’ll organize and prepare traffic reports for on-camera and web presentations, obtain local road conditions and alternatives, and present information in an easily understandable manner. This position requires basic computer knowledge and a professional speaking voice.

Email resume and link to work sample to Email resume to Mary Ginn, Director of H.R. at mary@wbrz.com; or Chuck Bark, Director of News, to Chuck@wbrz.com.  OR mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA, 70821.

Cover Letter & Resume Tips for applying for summer internships and job jobs

It’s about that time to start applying for internships and jobs! Here’s some help to put you in the best position possible to get those jobs. Tips for cover letter: http://bit.ly/1bsPBAu and resumes http://bit.ly/1g4tL9i and resumes depending on your major http://bit.ly/1jhDCh7.

Visit Multimedia journalist Denise Sawyer’s weblog to find internships in mass communication, including those for radio and print/online.

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