News Team

Perla López Baray

Perla López Baray

Anchor | Perla López Baray began her journalist career in the Southwest while studying Journalism and Mass Communications at New Mexico State University.

Jaciel Cordoba

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Anchor | Jaciel Cordoba co-anchors 69 News at Sunrise, alongside Eve Tannery, and anchors 69 News at Noon.

John Craven

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Reporter | John Craven joined WFMZ 69 News as a reporter in May 2011.

Wendy Davis

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Anchor | For more than a decade, Wendy Davis has been a fixture on WFMZ-TV's 69 News.

John Derr

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Anchor / Reporter | John Derr began his television broadcasting career in 1989 in Hagerstown, Maryland where he was a news reporter and 11 pm anchor.

Rosa Duarte

Rosa Duarte

Reporter | Rosa Duarte joined the 69 News Team in March 2012 as a general assignment reporter for both the English and Spanish newscast, Edicion en Espanol.

Melanie Falcon

Melanie Falcon

Anchor / Reporter | What Melanie loves most about reporting is being somewhere different and meeting new people every day.

Jaccii Farris

Jaccii Farris

Reporter | A native New Mexican, Jaccii Farris comes to the Lehigh Valley after an extensive broadcast career.

Ryan Hughes

Ryan Hughes

Reporter | Ryan comes to WFMZ-TV from Salisbury, Maryland where he spent two years as a Reporter and Fill-In Anchor for WMDT 47 News.

Jennifer Joas

Jennifer Joas

Reporter | Jennifer Joas joined the 69 News Team in July 2013 as a general assignment reporter for the Berks Edition.

Liz Kilmer

Liz Kilmer

Reporter | Liz Kilmer joined the 69 News team in October 2013. You can catch her reporting weeknights for the Berks Edition.

Bo Koltnow

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Reporter | Bo Koltnow comes to the Lehigh Valley from WICU Channel 12 in Erie, Pa.

Will Lewis

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Reporter | Will Lewis comes to 69 News after working two years at WMTW-TV in Portland, Maine.

Karin Mallett

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Anchor / Reporter | Karin Mallett has been with 69 News since 2003 as a general assignment reporter and weekend co-anchor.

Meghan Packer

Meghan Packer

Reporter | Meghan is thrilled to be back in her home state. After several years in North Carolina, she returned to Pennsylvania...

Dwayne Parker

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Reporter | Dwayne Parker, a Philadelphia native, joined the 69 News team in November 2007.

Jamie Stover

Jamie Stover

Reporter | While attending the Schereyer Honors College at Penn State University, Jamie interned with WFMZ.

Eve Tannery

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Anchor | Eve Tannery joined the WFMZ news team in September of 2005. You can catch her weekday mornings anchoring 69 News at Sunrise with Jaciel Cordoba.

Zenddy Caicedo Tintle

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Reporter | Zenddy Caicedo Tintle grew up in Venezuela where she demonstrated an early interest in broadcasting as a career.

Jim Vaughn

Jim Vaughn

Sports / Anchor | Jim Vaughn serves as a weekend anchor, reporter, and photographer for 69 Sports, as well as a news anchor for 69 News At Sunrise: Weekend Edition.

Rob Vaughn

Rob Vaughn

Anchor / Reporter | For more than two decades, Rob Vaughn has been one of the most-watched news anchors in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey.

Nancy Werteen

Nancy Werteen

Anchor / Reporter | Nancy is responsible for enterprising, gathering, and producing packaged news segments and reporting live from various news events.

Weather Team

Matt Broderick

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Meteorologist | It all started when it snowed one day, and he wished school was canceled... it was, and the rest is history.

Amanda Cox

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Meteorologist | Amanda Cox can be seen on the AccuWeather Channel and on 69 News: Weekend Edition at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m.

Kathy Craine

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Weather | Kathy, a graduate of Boyertown High School and the American School of Broadcasting - Georgetown (Washington, DC).

Ed Hanna

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Chief Meteorologist | Ed Hanna is the Chief Meteorologist for WFMZ-TV 69 News and the AccuWeather Channel.

Laurie LaMonica

Laurie LaMonica

Meteorologist | Laurie began her broadcasting career at TV-13 in 2002 as a General Assignment Reporter.

Mark Shanaberger

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Meteorologist | Mark Shanaberger can be seen weekend mornings on the AccuWeather Channel and filling in on 69 News.

 

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Rick Edwards

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Traffic Anchor | Rick is a long-time radio personality and programmer, having worked in a variety of music formats including Country and Pop.

 

Sports Team

Troy Hein

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Sports | Troy's broadcasting career began in college, as a play by play announcer for area high school basketball.

Dave Lesko

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Sports | Dave's colorful game reports have become a staple of WFMZ's high school football coverage.

Dan Moscaritolo

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Sports | Dan Moscaritolo was born in The Woodlands, Texas but grew up in Corning, NY.

Jim Vaughn

Jim Vaughn

Sports / Anchor | Jim Vaughn serves as a weekend anchor, reporter, and photographer for 69 Sports, as well as a news anchor for 69 News At Sunrise: Weekend Edition.

Roberto Vinces

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Sports | Roberto first started as a photojournalist / video editor for Channel 69 Noticias en Español in 2005.

 

Newsroom Managers

Brad Rinehart

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News Director | Since 1984, Brad has overseen the many changes at Channel 69 News, including the additions of 69 News Sunrise, 69 News at Noon, and the Berks Edition.

Matthew Roth

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Assistant News Director | Matt helps to oversee a staff of more than 70 people in the Allentown, Reading, Easton, and Philadelphia newsrooms.

Jamasyn Hyde

Jamasyn Hyde

Executive Content Manager/ Internship Coordinator | As Executive Content Manager, Jamasyn is tasked with overseeing the newsgathering efforts of the 69News Team.

Amy Unger

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Executive Producer | Amy is a Lehigh Valley native, and is proud to be part of a news team that prides itself on comprehensive, local coverage.

Fred Cilurso

Fred Cilurso

Assignment Editor | Fred monitors the 69 News tiplines, emails, and scanners for breaking news and stories of interest to our viewers.

Jamie Peter

Assignment Editor | Jamie got her start in television as a producer with KOLN/KGIN 10/11 News in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Katie Shank

Katie Shank

Senior Producer | Katie is the senior producer at 69 News. She plays a key role in overseeing the 5:00 and 6:00 newscasts...

Mike Raffaele

Mike Raffaele

Executive Producer, Weekends | Mike Raffaele oversees the weekend evening editions of 69 News.

Olivia Albright

Olivia Albright

Assignment Editor / Web Producer | Olivia was born and raised in Allentown, PA. She is a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.

 
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WFMZ.com Reporters

Stephen Althouse

Stephen Althouse

WFMZ.com Reporter | Stephen Althouse has covered municipal and school district board meetings in the WFMZ.com news coverage area since 2011.

Ali Bechtel

Ali-Bechtel

WFMZ.com Reporter | Ali began her journalistic career in 2005 at the University of Pittsburgh's daily student newspaper, The Pitt News.

Tom Coombe

Tom Coombe

WFMZ.com Reporter | WFMZ.com web reporter Tom Coombe has worked in the news business for the last 15 years, most of that time in the Lehigh Valley.

Susan Kalan

Susan-Kalan

WFMZ.com Arts Reporter | Susan Kalan is a local arts advocate and arts writer.

Randy Kraft

Randy Kraft

WFMZ.com Reporter | WFMZ.com web reporter/web editor Randy Kraft has been a local journalist for nearly 40 years.

Joe McDonald

Joe McDonald

WFMZ.com Reporter | I've spent years roaming hallways in courthouses, looking for scraps of information on what federal grand juries are investigating...

Frank Whelan

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Historian | Frank Whelan is a local historian, author and educator. He is the author of WFMZ.com's weekly History's Headlines feature.