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

TV News Assignment Editor

Posted: 10:15 AM EDT Apr 21, 2016

WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania seeks an experienced journalist with strong people skills, powers of persuasion, multi-tasking and time management expertise.   Research stories, set up interviews, develop sources, and interface with public.  Mostly phone work, some web writing.  Send resume and references to deskjob@wfmz.com.   Please reference Job # Z283 in all correspondence.  EOE.

Video Editor, Part Time (Bilingual)

Posted: 8:58 AM EDT Mar 24, 2016

WFMZ-TV, 69 News in Allentown 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 #Z282 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

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

 

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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