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Jobs at WGNO & WNOL

WGNO-TV and WNOL-TV are commercial television stations serving the Greater New Orleans area market and affiliated with the ABC and CW television networks, respectively.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. This station seeks and employs qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are dedicated to providing outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We need the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact:

WGNO Human Resources
One Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850
Metairie, LA 70001

You can also e-mail Human Resources or fax us at (504) 569-0952 (unless specified in a specific job announcement). No phone calls, please.

FCC EEO Public File Reports: WGNO and WNOL

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Big Time Creative Writer/Producer/Editor Wanted In The Big Easy! WGNO-TV (ABC) / NOLA 38 (CW) Tribune – New Orleans, LA

Are you a gifted storyteller who wants to be part of a city unlike anything else in the country? Does hot gumbo, jazz and eclectic people make you jump around?

The Tribune Broadcasting duopoly in New Orleans is on the lookout for a dynamic Writer/Producer/Editor. Not only will you have the lofty task of elevating the station’s reputation for delivering nationally award winning image promos, but you must have the ability to produce compelling long format content supporting its one of a kind News With A Twist news program. Yes, our newscast is set in a funky bar.

The ideal candidate must have experience in all aspects of current promo production processes, including shooting, lighting, motion graphics, videography, non-linear editing and post production. A boutique agency, post-production, broadcast television or cable background is ideal. Take a sneak peek into what we do

Must Have:

  • Appetite for Cajun food and drinks without those silly little umbrellas
  • Minimum of 2 years Creative Services experience in on-air cable or broadcast environment, boutique agency, or post-production house
  • 2 years’ experience in Adobe Creative Suite (especially After Fx)
  • 2 years’ experience in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere
  • Consistent use DSLR technology and digital video cameras
  • Proficiency with Mac OS and file base management
  • Strong aptitude for new technology, WordPress and social media
  •  A sense of humor and authentic, conversational writing style
  •  Self-directing, self-motivating attitude, with ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Competitive spirit, strong team collaborator and an open mind


Email your resume w/online link to your demo reel* to:

Jeff Funk Creative Director, WGNO-TV (ABC) / NOLA 38 (CW)


NEWS PHOTOG/EDITOR - WGNO is looking for 2 photojournalists to shoot/edit local news. Candidates should have at least two or more years of experience. We are looking for team players who know how to tell a story with beautiful pictures and sound. Must be aggressive, self-motivated and inspire others, have the desire to win and be willing to complete additional tasks required by supervisors. Applicants should have good story-telling skills and must be able to edit whatever is required on deadline. Experience in live-truck operations is a plus and knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing software required. Candidates must have experience with non-linear editing.  Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record, positive attitude and be willing to work flexible shifts.  WGNO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Please list source of referral. No phone calls please. Send resumes and online demo link or DVD to: WGNO, Pat Thomas, WGNO/NOLA38, One Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, LA 70001; fax (504)569-0952; email


Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant – WGNO/NOLA38 has an opening for a Sales Assistant.  Candidates must have excellent communication and clerical skills, and be highly organized and detail oriented.  Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is required.  Computer skills must include Excel, Word and Power Point.  Duties include, but are not limited to typing, filing, communicating with clients, answering phones and sales support.  Media experience preferred but not required.  Send resume and cover letter to Larry Nuss, WGNO/NOLA38, One Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, LA 70001; fax (504)569-0952; e-mail: WGNO/NOLA38 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Account Executive – WGNO and NOLA38 Television, a Tribune Broadcasting owned ABC and CW duopoly, is now accepting applications to find a creative and aggressive team player. The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate, persistent and enjoys the sales process.

Account Executive applicants must be self-starters and possess the ability and drive to get the appointment with owners and decision makers. This position also requires qualifying potential advertisers by asking tough questions about their business model in order to resolve the client’s marketing challenges. The perfect fit would be someone who can use our entire multi-platform universe to accomplish this day in and day out. All candidates for this position must possess a proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel. Communications, Marketing, Advertising and/or equivalent degree is required but experience in an advertising or media sales environment is preferred.

If you feel this description fits you, please send your resume’, references and cover letter to Larry Nuss, Local Sales Manager, WGNO/NOLA38, One Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, 70001. Fax (504) 569-0952 or email No phone calls please. EOE.


Good Morning New Orleans Anchor-Reporter Position - WGNO news, the ABC affiliate in New Orleans, is looking for a high energy co-anchor for our Good Morning New Orleans newscast plus report for WGNO News @ 11a.

Anchoring is not just about reading scripts. You must be able to TNG the big and little stories and be able to field anchor on the big stories. You will have excellent news judgment and hold journalism ethics in high regard. I am looking for a strong storyteller who can report and write to video. You know how to generate and promote local stories.

You must have strong multimedia skills, understand the importance of social media and have a multi-platform approach to news coverage. You will be asked to show your social media activity.

You must be able to work in a team atmosphere, take initiative, have good people skills, a positive, can-do attitude, and be well organized. This position requires a four year college degree or equivalent work experience. You must have two years of commercial on-air TV experience.

Please send your news philosophy, a web link of your most interesting reporting work and recent anchoring to Rick ErbachWGNO/WNOL-TV, One Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, LA 70001; fax (504)569-0952; email EOE.


News Producer


News Producer – WGNO News is looking for a creative multi-media producer and leader for our newscasts. You are an outside-the-box thinker who also has strong people skills. You are hands-on, organized and possess exceptional leadership skills that can motivate your co-workers.  Solid news judgment, storytelling, TV production skills and ability to multi-task are essential. Website, mobile and social media experience is a must. You are a team player with a great attitude. You are available to work various schedules.

You will need a degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field and experience producing news at a commercial TV station. This is not a job for beginners. Show stackers and timid producers apply elsewhere. Send everything via snail mail or email to: Rick Erbach, News Director, News with a Twist, 1 Galleria Blvd, Suite 850, Metairie, LA 70001. Please do not call. EOE.