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Local Newscast Director

Hearst Television, Needham, MA, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full Time

WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Needham, MA 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 Executive Producer.


  • 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

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

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. 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.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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