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.

FOUR CATEGORIES

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, please complete this form.

If you’re interested in an internship in Berks County, please complete this form.

Please download a sign the required Internship Agreement for the internship agreement.

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 
Executive Content Manager / Internship Coordinator 
WFMZ-TV 
300 East Rock Road 
Allentown PA 18103
Berks County: Internships 
c/o Matthew Roth Asst. 
News Director 
WFMZ-TV 
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 internship@wfmz.com.