Full Time Job

Newscast Director


Westbrook, ME 05-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Newscast Director

WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Westbrook, Maine has an opening for an experienced and dynamic Newscast Director. The Newscast Director communicates and executes all technical aspects of live production, with all technical staff, including the Producer, Technical Director, Audio Operator, Studio, and Engineering. You will report to the Operations Manager.

• Direct broadcast newscasts
• Provide creative input and will work with the newscast producer and production crew
• Be responsible for clean technical execution of the look of the newscast
• Will call and punch a newscast

• 2+ years directing and technical directing a newscast
• Have experience with production switchers, video servers, and audio and studio equipment
• MOS and basic computer network understanding
• Understanding of newsroom systems ENPS and video playback systems
• Technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news
• Newscast Director will also post to website
• Can work flexible hours and shifts, including holidays and weekends
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on the whole person. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9ypzk-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.