WFMZ-TV Employment

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    WFMZ-TV is an equal opportunity employer and seeks the help of organizations in referring qualified applicants for various job openings.  If your organization would like to be notified of job openings, please contact WFMZ-TV via our website at jobs@wfmz.com or call 610-798-4000 ext 284.

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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.

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.

Latest Opportunities

TV News Assignment Editor / Web Producer

Published: Sep 10 2014 09:40:41 AM EDT

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 deskjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z252 in all correspondence. EOE

Producer, TV News

Published: Aug 19 2014 10:47:29 AM EDT

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

Published: Aug 15 2014 04:18:13 PM EDT

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 producerjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z245 in all correspondence. EOE

Television Sales Executive

Published: Jul 11 2014 03:05:02 PM EDT

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 salespos@wfmz.com.  Use Job#Z249 in all correspondence.  No phone calls please. EOE.

Weekend Meteorologist / Traffic Reporter

Published: Jul 01 2014 10:36:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2014 10:44:36 AM EDT

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 jobs@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z248 in all correspondence. EOE

Television News Photojournalist / Truck Operator

Published: Jun 03 2014 03:10:47 PM EDT

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 photogjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job # Z246 in all correspondence. EOE

Television News Photojournalist, Part Time

Published: May 09 2014 01:38:46 PM EDT

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 photogjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z242 in all correspondence. EOE

Part-time radio traffic reporter

Published: Oct 31 2013 12:53:36 PM EDT

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 jobs@wfmz.com

Web Reporters, Freelance

Published: Jul 19 2011 04:27:20 PM EDT

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 webjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job # Z179.


NOTE: This is not an on-camera position


EOE

Part-Time News Studio Camera Operators

Published: Jul 19 2011 04:28:36 PM EDT

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
WFMZ-TV
300 East Rock Road
Allentown, PA 18103.

Please, no phone calls allowed. EOE

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