Rob Vaughn

WFMZ-TV

Biography

Rob Vaughn anchors the award-winning 69 News for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pa. Rob is a 2000 and 2002 Emmy nominee as an anchor for the Philadelphia region. He’s won other awards, too (including, with his wife Angela, the Pennsylvania “Parents of the Year” award for 2003 - but that’s another story!)

Rob has been a broadcast journalist for 27 years. He followed the footsteps of his father, Robert Vaughn, a radio news icon in New York and Philadelphia. Rob worked for ten years in radio, including stops at WIP-AM in Philadelphia (where his Dad worked in the 1960s) and the Associated Press Radio Network in Washington, D.C. Rob joined WFMZ-TV in 1987 as principal anchor and has helped guide the steady growth of 69 News as a respected regional news source.

In addition to his Emmy nominations, Rob has won awards from the Associated Press, UPI, the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters, and the Society of Professional Journalists. Rob’s other television endeavors include narrations of documentaries that have aired on the History Channel and the A&E Network, as well as medical reports on the Discovery Channel and in TV markets from coast to coast.

He is also active as a writer. His articles have appeared in The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.), The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), and on BreakPoint Online.
Rob holds a B.A. degree from Temple University (1979) and holds two Masters degrees in theology from Biblical Theological Seminary (1987). He is active in church leadership and writes contemporary worship music. He lives in Montgomery County with his wife and three children. The five of them make up an a-cappella singing group that has performed at numerous churches in the region and at Allentown’s Mayfair festival.