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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

  • Marketing/PR Director (Job# Z316)

    Marketing/PR Director (Job# Z316)

    WFMZ-TV, KJWP-TV are looking for a Marketing/PR Director. The responsibilities include planning and coordinating promotions, writing scripts, analyzing and placing media buys, analyzing Nielsen and Scarborough data, public relations, working with non-profit organizations, coordinating on site marketing, and supporting the sales teams with data. Send your resume to jobs@wfmz.com. Reference Job# Z316 on all correspondence. EOE

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  • Digital Content Editor, Part Time (Job# Z317)

    Digital Content Editor, Part Time (Job# Z317)

    WFMZ.com in Allentown, Pa. seeks night-owl editor to proof reporters' articles and post them to website. Can be done from home, generally between 10:30 pm – 1:30 am. Familiarity with Lehigh Valley and Berks County news preferred. Send resume, references, and clips to webjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z317 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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  • Television Sales Executive (Job# Z311)

    Television Sales Executive (Job# Z311)

    WFMZ-TV is looking for a sales executive with media sales experience to work in the Allentown, Reading and surrounding areas. Send your resume to salespos@wfmz.com. Reference Job# Z311 in all correspondence. No phone calls please. EOE

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  • Television News Reporter (Job#Z270)

    Television News Reporter (Job#Z270)

    WFMZ is an aggressive award-winning news operation with offices in Allentown and Reading, PA serving the northern half of the Philadelphia DMA. . The area is Pennsylvania's most dynamic and thriving region and is within easy reach of Manhattan, Philadelphia, and the Pocono Mountains. We’re looking for a talented storyteller with strong live skills. Send links, resume and references to reporterjob@wfmz.com. Reference Job#Z270 in all correspondence. Minimum 2 years on-camera experience required.

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  • Master Control Operator (Job# 314)

    Master Control Operator (Job# 314)

    Part-time operators needed to work weekends and overnight shifts. Responsibilities include airing programs, inserting commercials, recording satellite feeds and adding content to web. Good organizational skills, writing skills and working knowledge of computers required. Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends. Send resume to Job#Z314, WFMZ-TV, 300 E. Rock Rd, Allentown, PA 18103 or email to MasterControlJobs@wfmz.com. EOE

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  • Spanish News Writer, Part-Time (Job# Z309)

    Spanish News Writer, Part-Time (Job# Z309)

    Occasional on-call writer needed for 69 News: Edicion en Espanol. Strong Spanish writing skills required. Journalism experience helpful. Hours will be afternoons and early evenings as needed. Send writing samples and resume to newsjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z309 in your correspondence. EOE

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  • Broadcast Meteorologist (Job# Z307)

    Broadcast Meteorologist (Job# Z307)

    Broadcast Meteorologist: WFMZ-TV and its 24/7 AccuWeather Channel are seeking a meteorologist to join their dynamic team. 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 experienced in various platforms (social media) and an excellent communicator (both written and verbal).  Schedule may include some weekend and overnight coverage and fill-in. WSI Max experience a plus. Located in...

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  • Assistant TV Traffic Manager (Job# Z313)

    Assistant TV Traffic Manager (Job# Z313)

    WFMZ-TV is looking for an Assistant TV Traffic Manager:  The successful candidate will be responsible for entering orders into the station's Wide Orbit traffic system, creating proposals in WO Media Sales system, interacting with Account Executives, reconciling logs, and other task associated with the Traffic Department.  Some accounting experience is a plus. Proficiency  in Excel, Word required.  This requires a person that can multitask and has good people skills to interact with clients....

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  • TV News Assignment Editor (Maternity Leave) (Job #Z312)

    TV News Assignment Editor (Maternity Leave) (Job #Z312)

    WFMZ-TV, 69 News in Allentown seeks organized person to assist with phone-based information gathering during the maternity leave of one of our employees. People skills, persuasion, multi-tasking and familiarity with newsgathering needed. M-F 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, mid-September through mid-December. Send resume and references to deskjob@wfmz.com. Please mention Job #Z312 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Web Producer, Part-time (Job# Z302)

    Web Producer, Part-time (Job# Z302)

    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. Saturday and Sunday shift, 5 am – 2:00 pm. Send writing samples, resume, and references to webjob@wfmz.com. Please refer to Job # Z302 in all correspondence. EOE

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  • Photojournalist Z294 - Reporter Z295, Part-Time - Bilingual

    Photojournalist Z294 - Reporter Z295, Part-Time - Bilingual

    69 News: Edicion en Espanol is interviewing for part-time positions. A Photojournalist - Job #Z294, with flexible hours is needed for 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Also a Fill-in Reporter - Job #Z295, who will work on an as-needed basis. Applicants must be bilingual in Spanish and English. Send resume, references, and video samples to newsjob@wfmz.com. Please refer to the job number corresponding with the job you're applying for with your application. EOE.

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  • Promotion Crew - Part-time

    Promotion Crew - Part-time

    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

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