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 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

Photojournalist / Truck Operator

Published: Dec 10 2014 03:10:08 PM EST

WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania serves the northern portion of the Philadelphia market. We’re looking for a shooter for who lives and breathes news. Creativity desired, but also someone who thrives under tight deadlines. 1 year of news experience preferred. Shift will include weekends. Email resume, references and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z257 in all correspondence.  EOE

Reporter

Published: Dec 03 2014 02:07:51 PM EST

WFMZ is an aggressive news operation with offices in Allentown and Reading, PA, serving the northern half of the Philadelphia DMA. We're looking for a reporter with strong live skills for our Reading office. Monday through Friday shift. WFMZ is an innovator with the nation's first 24-hour AccuWeather Channel, a nightly Spanish language newscast, and 8.5 hours of newscasts per day. Send links, resume, and references to reporterjob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z254 in all correspondence. Minimum 1 year on-camera experience required. EOE

Producer, TV News

Published: Dec 03 2014 02:09:07 PM EST

WFMZ-TV serves eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey, focusing on Allentown, Bethlehem, and Reading. We're looking for an experienced producer to write and produce our noon newscast, Monday through Friday. Send resume, references, and writing samples to ProducerJob@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z255 in all correspondence. EOE

Television News Associate Producer

Published: Dec 03 2014 02:11:09 PM EST

WFMZ-TV has a 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 #Z256 in all correspondence. EOE

Part Time Weatherperson (Spanish language)

Published: Nov 04 2014 12:50:21 PM EST

WFMZ-TV is looking for a part-time person to deliver nightly weather forecasts for our Edicion en Espanol.  Experience required.  Please send demo links, resume, and references to weatherjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z253 in all correspondence. EOE

TV News Assignment Editor / Web Producer

Published: Sep 10 2014 09:40:41 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 14 2014 02:04:58 PM 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.  2 Monday through Friday positions available.  Send resume, references, and writing samples to deskjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z252 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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