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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 https://vimeo.com/97536543

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: jfunk@wgno.com

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

*ALL RESUMES WITHOUT LINKS TO A DEMO REEL WILL BE STEWED AT OUR NEXT CRAWFISH BOIL.

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 Ljnuss@tribune.com. 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 rerbach@wgno.com. EOE.

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