Calvert Broadcast Hiring Portal

Recycling on Trial:  CALL FOR TALENT

Calvert County Government is seeking ACTORS and a COSTUME DESIGNER for the temporary positions described below. Citizens can apply for the “Recycling on Trial” commercial by submitting a link to audition tapes or an online portfolio here

On Camera Talent Breakdown

APPEAL DOWELL (18+ to play early 20s, female, any ethnicity) an 11th generation farmer’s daughter and passionate recycling advocate. Appeal’s family farm was partially acquired by Calvert County Government back in the 1970s and redeveloped into a much-needed solid waste and recycling center for the county. Growing up on a farm next to a community landfill inspired a deep passion and advocacy for land use management and recycling. (Audition Sides)

PROSECUTOR (50s, male or female, any ethnicity) an over the top lawyer who values profit over thoughtful land management. (Audition Sides)

DEFENSE ATTORNEY (30-40s, male, any ethnicity) an honest yet painfully anxious attorney just trying to do the right thing. (Audition Sides)

JUDGE (60s, female, any ethnicity) a morally sound local judge close to retirement still fighting for truth and justice. (Audition Sides)

COSTUME DESIGNER capable of creating 2D concept art and bringing a hero prop to life. The hero prop will be steampunk inspired eye glasses made from common recyclable materials. 

Commercial Synopsis

As the cost and need to recycle continues to soar, a local advocate, APPEAL DOWELL, interrupts a trial in progress to share how impactful reducing, reusing and recycling is on a local level.

Call for Talent Details

Actors and crew members must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license to apply. Actors, please film your audition videos against a non-busy background in a well-lit room with good sound. Once audition tapes are complete, please submit a link to your audition video hosted on YouTube, Vimeo or Facebook here.  Costumer designers should submit a link to an online portfolio here

For additional questions please email: or call 443-771-3892.