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Camera Operator

Camera Operator

• 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
Start Date N/A

Job Description

What You Will Do
  • 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
What You Will Bring
  • 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

Job Type N/A
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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