- Camera Operator-1

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Camera Operator-1


Camera Operator-1

• Intermediate Level


Newsy is seeking an experienced Camera Operator for its live and taped coverage; to execute the vision of the Newsy Editorial Producers, while contributing technical expertise and creativity.

Category Camera Operators 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 21, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Operate robotic camera as assigned for live or taped productions.   
  • Provide network level shot composition and execution at all times.   
  • Perform daily fax check of all camera equipment to ensure all operational functions are performing as expected.   
  • Must know how to target all robotic cameras as well as use these cameras in Manual or Local mode.   
  • Participate in pre-show camera meeting with show director to review robotic assignments.   
  • Present shot composition and blocking options / ideas to improve presentation and production value.   
  • Be proficient with robotic, touch screen, equipment and act as expert for storing, modifying, recalling camera shots.   
  • Maintain knowledge of the operation for robotic computers and can actively diagnose and solve production issues related to robotic. 
  • Maintains shot blocking guide sheets and contribute to departmental training records. 
  • Be proficient in operating replay system touchscreen and hardware equipment
  • Be proficient in recording, playback, clipping and exporting per the Directors’ call and networks needs
  • Report show problems, equipment issues, and discrepancies to Director for Show Report
  • Bachelor’s degree (Journalism, Communications or Business preferred) or its equivalent.
  • 5+ years professional experience in live television.
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be an effective learner, with a curiosity and desire to learn and understand the entire scope of needs in the studio and control room. 
  • Must work well under the pressure of a live broadcast.
  • Possess strong fundamental understanding of video and audio production equipment and capabilities.
  • Able to make quick decisions and give accurate instructions during live broadcasts.
  • Willing to work varied shifts.
  • Must be able to sit for 4+ hours at time
  • Must be able to stand for 4+ hours at time
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment and scenery as required

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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