69 News Internships
69-WFMZ welcomes applications for its internship program throughout the year.
Each semester, several college juniors and seniors are selected to work, side-by-side, with the staff as contributing members of the 69 News team in WFMZ’s Allentown and Reading newsrooms.
Interns are unpaid and must be enrolled in a college or university program that sponsors internships for academic credit. WFMZ requires at least 18 hours each week, for a minimum of 12 weeks.
NEWS: (Editorial emphasis) News writing, producing, and assignment desk responsibilities in the newsroom, as well as news-gathering responsibilities in the field.
SPORTS: As required by Sports Department.
PHOTOGRAPHERS’ ASSISTANT: (Technical emphasis) Field news-gathering and editing duties.
PRODUCTION: (Technical emphasis) Assist directors with production and execution of daily newscasts.
If you’re interested in an internship in the Lehigh Valley, CLICK HERE (requires Adobe Reader)
If you’re interested in an internship in Berks County, CLICK HERE (requires Adobe Reader)
CLICK HERE for the internship agreement. (requires Adobe Reader)
For consideration, send a cover letter, resume, college/university transcript, and completed application and internship agreement to the respective newsroom:
Lehigh Valley: Internships
c/o Jamasyn Hyde
300 East Rock Road
Allentown PA 18103
Berks County: Internships
c/o Matthew Roth
Asst. News Director
225 Court Street
Reading PA 19601
The deadlines to apply for internships are:
Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: Nov. 15
Summer Semester: April 1
Applications, resumes and related material can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.