Assistant Newscast Director

  • Full-time
  • Westbrook, ME
  • July 24, 2022



WMTW/WPXT has an opening for an Assistant Newscast Director. The Assistant Newscast Director is responsible for running audio for newscasts, editing syndicated promotions, and all aspects of news production as assigned. You will work closely with the directors to execute the best newscasts possible as well as developing the skills needed to direct a newscast.

Job Responsibilities:
Audio Operations
Directing taped productions
Assist directors in performance of their duties
In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
Extensive knowledge of production equipment
Strong leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure

Qualifications Requirements:
The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include early mornings and weekend duties.
Prefer two years television experience preferred.
The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn to direct newscasts in a fast-paced environment.

Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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 Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

How to Apply:

Contact: Human Resources
Phone: (212) 887-6836