WFMZ-TV Employment

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WFMZ-TV is an equal opportunity employer and seeks the help of organizations in referring qualified applicants for various job openings. If your organization would like to be notified of job openings, please send an email to comments@wfmz.com comments@wfmz.com .

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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. 
WFMZ recently won 5 first place awards in the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcast Association awards for 2015. 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 75 full-time newspeople. 69 News has openings for superior candidates who wish to join a team with a reputation for journalistic excellence.

Latest Opportunities

  • Web Producer (Maternity Relief/Temporary) (Job# Z333)

    Web Producer (Maternity Relief/Temporary) (Job# Z333)

    Experienced journalist needed for temporary position in the WFMZ newsroom in Reading, Pa. writing and preparing news-related web and social media content for WFMZ.com. Position available between September and mid-January. Shift is Monday through Friday 10 am – 7 pm. Send resume and writing samples to webjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z333 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Writer, TV News (Maternity Relief/Part-Time) (Job# Z334)

    Writer, TV News (Maternity Relief/Part-Time) (Job# Z334)

    WFMZ-TV needs a part-time news writer to fill in during a maternity leave, September through February in our Allentown, Pa. office. Position may become permanent. Monday through Friday Noon – 5:00 pm. Send resume and writing samples to producerjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z334 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Bilingual Reporter (Job# Z315)

    Bilingual Reporter (Job# Z315)

    WFMZ-TV produces 8 hours of daily English-language newscasts and a nightly half-hour newscast in Spanish. We're looking for a reporter fluent in both English and Spanish to report for multiple newscasts from our Reading, Pennsylvania office. We're located within easy reach of Manhattan, Philadelphia, and the Pocono Mountains. Please send resume, references, and links to reporterjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z315 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Executive Producer (Job# Z331)

    Executive Producer (Job# Z331)

    WFMZ-TV covers the northern portion of the Philadelphia DMA, focusing on Allentown, Reading, Bethlehem, and Easton. We're looking for someone interested in a management track position who will work with reporters and producers to develop scripts and show blocking. Successful candidate will assist the Chief EP with overall editorial supervision of the newscasts. Send resume and references to producerjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z331 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Reporter (Job # Z328)

    Reporter (Job # Z328)

    WFMZ is an innovative news operation located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, serving the northern tier of the Philadelphia DMA. We’re looking for an experienced reporter who knows how to develop stories and sources. Send links, resume, and references to reporterjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z328 in all correspondence. 1 year on-camera experience required. EOE

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  • Web Reporter, Freelance (Job# Z329)

    Web Reporter, Freelance (Job# Z329)

    WFMZ.com seeks experienced print-style journalist to provide coverage of municipal meetings in the greater Easton – Phillipsburg area. Shift is, as needed, Monday through Thursday evenings. Send resume, references, and clips to webjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z329 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Television News Producer - Temporary Position (Job# Z327)

    Television News Producer - Temporary Position (Job# Z327)

    Newscast producer needed for maternity leave replacement. Will consider recent grads. Send resume and writing samples to producerjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z327 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • TV News Assignment Editor (Job# Z330)

    TV News Assignment Editor (Job# Z330)

    Organized person needed to assist reporters, producers, and photojournalists with phone-based information gathering. Leadership and people skills, persuasion, writing, and multi-tasking needed. Position may include some web writing / posting. M-F 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Television news experience required. Send resume and references to deskjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z330 in all correspondence. EOE

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