WFMZ-TV, 69 News needs an experienced journalist and multitasker to conduct phone interviews, set up interviews for reporters, coordinate photojournalists, monitor police scanners, and field calls from the public. The desired candidate is outgoing, assertive, quick under pressure, tactful and persuasive. This is not a job for a shy or methodical person. News writing, copyediting, and web posting are also a significant portion of the job. Mon - Fri 2:30 - 11:30 pm. Send resume, references, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference Job #Z252 in all correspondence. EOE
About 69 News
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized us with a regional Emmy for Best Newscast in 2004 and 2012. 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. Our newsroom features digital nonlinear editing on every desktop. In total, we produce 7 hours of news per day with a staff of 65 full-time newspeople. 69 News has openings for superior candidates who wish to join a team with a reputation for journalistic excellence.
Producer, TV News
WFMZ-TV serves eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey, focusing on Allentown, Bethlehem, and Reading. We're looking for an experienced producer who’s also familiar with web and desk work. Shift includes weekends. Send resume, references, and writing samples to ProducerJob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z251 in all communications. EOE
Television News Associate Producer
Full-time opening for someone to write news copy, line produce, answer phones, help with assignment desk duties, and serve as fill-in producer. Applicants should have top-notch academic record and journalism background. Send resume, writing samples, and references to email@example.com. Please reference Job #Z245 in all correspondence. EOE
Television Sales Executive
WFMZ-TV is looking for an experienced salesperson with a strong track record to sell from our Allentown and Reading offices. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Use Job#Z249 in all correspondence. No phone calls please. EOE.
Weekend Meteorologist / Traffic Reporter
WFMZ-TV is looking for a weekend meteorologist/traffic reporter. The successful candidate will work weekends on the station's newscasts and 24/7 AccuWeather Channel and three days a week as a traffic reporter. Candidates should send their resumes and references to email@example.com. Please reference Job #Z248 in all correspondence. EOE
Television News Photojournalist / Truck Operator
WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania serves the northern portion of the Philadelphia market. We're looking for a full time shooter / editor who lives and breathes news. Creativity is critical, but also someone who thrives under tight deadlines. 1 year of news experience preferred, including microwave truck operation. Email resume, references and video links to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference Job # Z246 in all correspondence. EOE
Television News Photojournalist, Part Time
WFMZ-TV, 69 News in Allentown is looking for an experienced videographer to work two full days and two evenings a week. Send resume, references, and video links to email@example.com. Please reference Job #Z242 in all correspondence. EOE
Part-time radio traffic reporter
WFMZ-TV is looking for on-air radio talent to record radio traffic reports for various stations in the Lehigh Valley and Berks County. Knowledge of area roads is a plus.
Must be able to monitor scanners, professionally make contact with area communication centers, and edit digitally.
Send resume and mp3, or wav file of your on-air work to firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Reporters, Freelance
Part-time freelance reporters needed to cover municipal meetings and other events for WFMZ.com, principally in the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, and Upper Bucks. Mostly evening hours. Quick accurate polished writers with journalism backgrounds are sought. Email resume, writing samples, and references to email@example.com. Please reference Job # Z179.
NOTE: This is not an on-camera position
Part-Time News Studio Camera Operators
WFMZ-TV is currently accepting applications for part-time news studio camera operators. Qualified candidates must have prior experience in a college and/or professional setting.
Send resumes to:
Master Control Supervisor
300 East Rock Road
Allentown, PA 18103.
Please, no phone calls allowed. EOE