Newscast Director

  • Full-time
  • Westbrook, ME
  • July 24, 2024



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.

How to Apply:

Contact: Hearst Careers
Phone: (515) 247-8888