WFMZ-TV Employment

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About 69 News

69 News has a reputation for quality. In our core market, WFMZ's broadcasts are the number one newscasts in their timeslots, surpassing any of our competition from Philadelphia and New York. Not only do we have the approval of viewers, but 69 News is regularly recognized by its professional peers.

WFMZ recently won 5 first place awards in the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcast Association awards for 2015. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized us with a regional Emmy for Best Newscast in 2014 and 2012, and 2004. In the 2014 regional Emmys, we garnered 3 of the 5 nominations for Best Newcast. The Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association named us Best Newscast in 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Our widely watched Election Central is a perennial winner and nominee of various Emmy, Associated Press, and Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters awards.

69 News is an innovator in the field of TV journalism. We launched the nation's first local 24-hour AccuWeather Channel, and we produce a daily Spanish-language newscast. In total, we produce 8.5 hours of news per day with a staff of 75 full-time newspeople. 69 News has openings for superior candidates who wish to join a team with a reputation for journalistic excellence.



Latest Opportunities

Executive Producer

Posted: 3:34 PM EDT Sep 09, 2016

Executive Producer.  WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pa. is looking for an Executive Producer to supervise several weekday newscasts.  Must have 3+ years of producing experience.  Send resume and references to producerjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z293 in all correspondence.  EOE.

Video Editor, Part Time - Bilingual

Posted: 3:42 PM EDT Sep 06, 2016

69 News: Edicion en Espanol is looking for a part-timer to edit video for our Spanish language newscast.  Hours are Monday – Friday 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.   Must be conversant in Spanish and English.  Please send video samples and resume to newsjob@wfmz.com.  Please mention Job # Z292 in all correspondence. EOE

Producer / Assignment Editor

Posted: 3:40 PM EDT Aug 26, 2016

Producer / Assignment Editor.   WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania seeks an experienced journalist to write and produce newscasts Wednesdays through Fridays, and to man the assignment desk on the weekends.  Send resume, references, and writing samples to producerjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z291 in all correspondence.  EOE

Sports Anchor / Reporter

Posted: 10:37 AM EDT Aug 16, 2016

WFMZ-TV is looking for a sports anchor / reporter.  Shift may or may not include weekends.  Occasional shooting required.  Our focus is local minor league, college, and high school sports.  WFMZ serves the cities of Allentown, Reading, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania.  Send resume, references, and reel to sportsjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job # Z290 in all correspondence. EOE

Associate Producer, TV News

Posted: 3:14 PM EDT Jun 20, 2016   Updated: 3:15 PM EDT Jun 20, 2016

Utility player sought to help write news copy, serve as fill-in producer, and perform other newsroom duties.  Applicants should have top-notch academic records, writing skills, and some television producing background.  Send resume, writing samples, and references to producerjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z288 in all correspondence.  EOE

TV Business Reporter

Posted: 11:06 AM EDT Jun 02, 2016

WFMZ-TV seeks a reporter to specialize in matters of interest to the business community.   Stories will focus on the economy, legal and governmental issues that impact business, profiles of entrepreneurs and local companies, localization of such topics as minimum wage, healthcare, and environmental regulation.   Responsibilities will include daily TV reports, long-form web stories, and managing the station’s business webpage.   Send resume, reel, writing samples, and references to reporterjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z285 in all correspondence.  Sell us on your knowledge of business affairs.  EOE

Web Producer, Part Time

Posted: 10:52 AM EDT Jun 08, 2016   Updated: 1:59 PM EDT Aug 03, 2016

WFMZ.com is looking for a quick and capable writer with solid news judgment and current technical skills to create web and social media content.  Must have professional newswriting experience as well as web and social media experience.   Monday through Friday shift, 1:00 pm  – 7:00 pm.  Send writing samples, resume, and references to webjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z286 in all correspondence.  EOE

Web Reporter, Part Time

Posted: 10:59 AM EDT Jun 08, 2016

WFMZ.com in Allentown seeks experienced print-style journalist familiar with the Lehigh Valley to provide in –depth detailed coverage of Allentown Council, Bethlehem Council, Lehigh County Commissioners and other government bodies..  Shift is Monday through Thursday evenings and may include additional hours. Send resume, references, and clips to webjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z287 in all correspondence.  EOE

Producer, TV News

Posted: 11:01 AM EST Feb 02, 2016

WFMZ-TV is looking for someone who knows how to make a newscast sing.  TV journalism experience, strong writing and organizational skills required.  Send resume, references, and writing samples to ProducerJob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z281 in all correspondence.  WFMZ serves eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey, focusing on Allentown, Bethlehem, and Reading.  EOE

Photojournalist

Posted: 2:50 PM EST Jan 13, 2016

WFMZ cares about quality storytelling.  We’re looking for an NPPA-style shooter with a minimum of one year of experience and live truck operation.  WFMZ-TV in Allentown, PA serves the Lehigh Valley in the northern portion of the Philadelphia DMA.  The Lehigh Valley is Pennsylvania's most dynamic and thriving region and is within easy reach of Manhattan, Philadelphia, and the Pocono Mountains. Email resume, references and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com.   Please reference Job #Z279 in all correspondence.   EOE.

Television News Reporter

Posted: 10:13 AM EDT Jul 30, 2015   Updated: 2:55 PM EST Nov 18, 2015

WFMZ is an aggressive award-winning news operation with offices in Allentown and Reading, PA serving the northern half of the Philadelphia DMA. .  The area is Pennsylvania's most dynamic and thriving region and is within easy reach of Manhattan, Philadelphia, and the Pocono Mountains.  We’re looking for a talented storyteller with strong live skills.  Send links, resume and references to reporterjob@wfmz.com.  Reference Job#Z270 in all correspondence.  Minimum 2 years on-camera experience required.  EOE

 

TV Photojournalist - On Call

Posted: 2:19 PM EST Nov 18, 2015   Updated: 2:52 PM EST Nov 18, 2015

WFMZ-TV, 69 News, is looking for an individual to be on call overnights for breaking news shoots between 11 pm and 9 am.  Applicants must have immediate access to a car and live in the Reading area.  Some experience preferred.   Send resume and references to photogjob@wfmz.com.   Be sure to refer to Job #Z278 in all correspondence.  EOE

 

Promotion Crew - Part-time

Posted: 11:29 AM EDT Jun 17, 2015   Updated: 7:57 AM EDT Jul 08, 2015

69 WFMZ-TV has an active community presence again this summer.   We are currently seeking qualified applicants for our PART-TIME PROMOTION CREW. 

Requirements for position are a working knowledge of the television/media industry, outgoing personality, must be able to lift 50 lbs, and work flexible shifts. This position is ideal for candidates looking to network into the media industry.  Please send resume to promotionsjob@wfmz.com. EOE.

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