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.
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
300 East Rock Road
Allentown PA 18103
Berks County: Internships
c/o Matthew Roth
Asst. News Director
225 Court Street
Reading PA 19601