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 - Full-Time

Posted: 1:01 PM EDT Mar 12, 2015   Updated: 10:53 AM EDT Jul 16, 2015

WFMZ-TV in Allentown, PA houses an aggressive and growing news organization that 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.  WFMZ-TV looking for a videographer with a minimum of 1 year of news experience including live truck operation.  Email resume, references and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z260 in all correspondence.  EOE.

 

Bilingual TV Photojournalist

Posted: 10:31 AM EDT Jul 21, 2015

WFMZ-TV has an aggressive and growing news organization located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, within easy reach of Manhattan, Philadelphia, and the Pocono Mountains.  In addition to 8 hours of daily English-language newscasts, WFMZ produces a nightly half-hour newscast in Spanish.  We’re looking for a news videographer who is fluent in both English and Spanish.  The successful candidate will shoot and edit daily news stories and conduct interviews in both languages.  Send resume, references, and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com.   Please reference Job #Z269 in all correspondence. EOE

 

Web Producer

Posted: 1:25 PM EDT Jul 07, 2015

WFMZ.com is looking for a quick and capable writer with solid news judgment and current technical skills to create web and social media content.  Must have professional newswriting experience as well as web and social media 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 Meteorologist

Posted: 0:41 PM EDT Jun 23, 2015

WFMZ-TV and its 24/7 AccuWeather Channel are seeking a weekend/weekday broadcast meteorologist. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as an on-air TV meteorologist. Candidates must hold a college degree/certification in broadcast meteorology. Must be computer literate and an excellent communicator (written and verbal). Experience with WSI Max a plus. Located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, WFMZ serves the northern portion of the Philadelphia market. Send resume, references and video links along with a brief summary of your forecasting philosophy to weatherjob@wfmz.com Reference #Z267 in Subject line. EOE

Photojournalist - Part-time

Posted: 11:50 AM EDT Jun 17, 2015

69 News in Allentown and Reading has several part-time openings for news videographers.  We're looking for people with training and experience in field shooting, video editing, and the skill to interview news sources.  Send resume, references, and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z266 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.

TV News Photojournalist - Reading

Posted: 0:36 PM EDT May 26, 2015   Updated: 3:15 PM EDT Jul 07, 2015

WFMZ-TV serves two of Pennsylvania’s largest business markets--the Lehigh Valley and Berks County--inside the greater Philadelphia DMA:  We’re looking for a photojournalist with a minimum of 1 year of news experience and live truck operation to work in our Reading office.  Shift is Monday to Friday 2 – 11 pm.  Email resume, references and video links to photogjob@wfmz.com.   Please reference Job #Z264 in all correspondence.   EOE.

Bilingual Reporter

Posted: 10:40 AM EDT May 26, 2015   Updated: 4:22 PM EDT Jul 07, 2015

Bilingual Reporter needed for Spanish & English newscasts serving eastern PA.  Must be fully fluent in both languages.  WFMZ-TV covers the northern portion of the Philadelphia market with 8 hours a day of English-language news and a half-hour Spanish-language newscast.   Send resume, references, and video links to ReporterJob@wfmz.com.   Please reference Job #Z263 in all correspondence. EOE

Associate TV News Producer

Posted: 10:11 AM EDT May 26, 2015   Updated: 10:13 AM EDT May 26, 2015

69 News, WFMZ-TV in Allentown, PA is looking for a strong writer with broadcast news training.  The successful candidate will write news copy and serve as fill-in producer as needed.   Send resume, writing samples, and references to producerjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #Z262 in all correspondence. EOE

Weekend Meteorologist-Weekday Traffic Reporter

Posted: 10:26 AM EST Jan 08, 2015   Updated: 1:58 PM EDT May 15, 2015

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. Certified/degree meteorologist required, previous on-air experience a plus.  Candidates should send their resumes and references to jobs@wfmz.com. Please reference Job #Z248 in all correspondence. EOE

Reporter

Posted: 2:07 PM EST Dec 03, 2014

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

Part-time radio traffic reporter

Posted: 0:53 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

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

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