Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. (WLAE-TV) is owned and operated by The Willwoods Community and Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
WLAE offers internship programs in the fall and spring semesters of the school year. This program is designed to recruit students from accredited colleges and universities who are interested in careers in television broadcasting. The students are provided an opportunity to gain work experience and receive training in their areas of their educational major or field of interest, i.e. engineering, production or advertising. For information on internships call 504-866-7411.
WLAE Diversity Statement
WLAE-TV is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion to follow along with our mission statement. WLAE-TV values and respects all individuals in our community, and recognizes that factors such as race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, or physical or mental disability and other characteristics is what makes individuals unique. We serve all parts of the New Orleans community and strive to reflect our community as we educate, inform and inspire.
WLAE-TV knows that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body and community advisory board contribute greatly to our understanding and knowledge of New Orleans’ diverse community. Recognizing this helps us in our ability to deliver quality content and services to attract and grow audiences. We strive to recruit from a broad workforce of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with experiences and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse city and region served by WLAE-TV. Our staff and boards reflect the population of New Orleans with men and women from diverse backgrounds representing the communities that we serve.
We believe that we have assembled a WLAE-TV organization that is reflective of the Gulf South region. We will continue to seek new opportunities for achievement and promotion of diversity and to monitor and measure our success. The policies that we adopt will always meet the standards of state and federal law, WLAE-TV’s Equal Employment Opportunity regulations and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.
Policy adopted by the Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. Board on August 14, 2012.
WLAE Diversity Policy
It is the policy of Willwoods Community and Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. (WLAE-TV) to provide equal opportunity in employment and increase representation of people of color, women and other historically underrepresented groups through the use of all available personnel tools to recruit, hire, train and promote qualified individuals. It is the intent of this policy to ensure that all citizens, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, or physical or mental disability have equal opportunity to compete for and obtain employment with the organization. Willwoods Community and WLAE are committed to building and maintaining a work force of various cultures, including individuals from diverse backgrounds, that reflects the population it is dedicated to serving.
Willwoods Community and WLAE prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion or physical or mental disability in violation of federal and state law and Willwoods and WLAE policy, and it will not be tolerated.
WLAE is an equal opportunity employer.