Dighton Spooner

Senior Associate Director

Dighton is responsible for overseeing Career Planning’s funded internship program and advises students in careers in television and film, advertising, public relations, journalism and the performing and visual arts.

Dighton enjoyed a successful career in television production and broadcasting that took him from nonprofit WGBH-TV in Boston to the CBS Television Network in Los Angeles. He also lived in London working at Granada Television, and ECM Productions Ltd., a company that put television programs on the air internationally with advertiser support.

During his career, he created children’s and public affairs programs and adapted two Pulitzer Prize winning books into television dramas. Before coming to Bowdoin, Dighton was Project Director for nonprofit Craft in America, a multi-media project that included a three-part PBS television series, a nationally touring art exhibition and a book.

Dighton grew up in Cambridge, MA and holds a B.S. from Northeastern University in Boston. He moved to Maine from Southern California and his interests include films, cooking, politics, and biking.

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