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.

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 70 full-time newspeople. 69 News has openings for superior candidates who wish to join a team with a reputation for journalistic excellence.



Latest Opportunities

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

Sports Director

Posted: 2:51 PM EST Jan 15, 2016

For the first time in more than 15 years, WFMZ-TV has an opening for Sports Director.  We’re looking for an enthusiastic and organized leader who loves AAA baseball , AHL hockey, local college and high school sports.  WFMZ serves the cities of Allentown, Reading, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania.   High school coverage is fundamental to what we do.  Major league sports are secondary.  Send resume, references, and reel to sportsjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z280 in all correspondence.  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

 

Television Video Photojournalist (Spanish), Part-Time

Posted: 3:46 PM EDT Sep 21, 2015

WFMZ-TV, 69 News: Edicion en Espanol is looking for a part time videographer.  Must have video shooting and editing experience, and be fluent in both Spanish and English.  Monday through Friday 1:30 – 6:30 pm.  Send resume, references, and video links to Espanoljob@wfmz.com.    Please reference Job #Z275 in all correspondence.  EOE

Weekend Web Producer - Utility Player PT

Posted: 3:39 PM EST Nov 03, 2015

WFMZ-TV is looking for a utility player to help in the newsroom on weekend afternoons/evenings.   Employee will write and post stories to the station website, field phone calls from the public, and line produce the 10 pm newscasts.  TV News background needed.  Send resume, references, and writing samples to webjob@wfmz.com.  Please refer to Job #Z277 in all correspondence.  EOE

Web / Digital Producer

Posted: 1:25 PM EDT Jul 07, 2015   Updated: 3:01 PM EDT Oct 06, 2015

WFMZ.com, a component of WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is looking for a quick and capable writer / editor with solid news judgment and current technical skills.  Will create web and social media content for highly competitive news operation.  Must have professional newswriting background as well as web / social experience.  Monday through Friday shift, 5:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Send writing samples, resume, and references to webjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z268 in all correspondence. EOE.

Television News Writer (Spanish), Maternity Relief - Part Time

Posted: 3:50 PM EDT Sep 21, 2015

WFMZ-TV, 69 News: Edicion en Espanol is looking for a temporary part time news writer.   Position will become available in December 2015 and last for 3 or 4 months.  Must be fluent in the writing and comprehension of both English and Spanish.  Familiarity with broadcast news writing style required.  Monday through Friday 2 pm – 7 pm.  Send resume, references, and Spanish writing samples to Espanoljob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z274 in all correspondence.  EOE

 

Web Reporters, Freelance

Posted: 4:27 PM EDT Jul 19, 2011

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

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.

Part-time radio traffic reporter

Posted: 12:53 PM EDT Oct 31, 2013

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

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