Video Producer

New York
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Full Time
About AOL Services:
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About Role
Techcrunch is looking for an experienced videographer, editor, and studio director to create videos with our New York editorial staff. Our video programming consists of new technology product reviews, studio and field interviews and feature stories, and live event programming. 

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. TechCrunch TV supports these goals with videos. This position is based in our New York office.

� Shoot high production-quality video product reviews.

� Shoot field interviews and b-roll for company profiles

� Direct multi-camera studio shows

� Use story-telling skills to creatively edit feature stories

� Quickly edit news interviews

� Encode and upload video content

� Make sure accurate metadata is attached to the videos

� Troubleshoot video workflow problems

� Propose creative production techniques to create compelling videos

� Other duties as assigned


All candidates should include links to their clip reel and examples of their work.

� +3 years professional experience shooting interviews and feature stories using pro, prosumer video cameras, and DSLRs

� Experience with tricky field lighting situations

� Comfortable working as a one-man-band production person

� +3 years professional experience with Final Cut Pro and knows how to work fast on short deadlines

â? Knowledge and experience with studio operations, including switchers (like Tricaster’s and other hardware switchers), audio boards, robotic cameras

� Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality productions in news and feature style

� Experience working with mobile video livepacks (preferred)

� Knowledge of encoding formats and systems

� Ability to produce creative, engaging, high-production value videos

� Attention to detail

� Team player

� Clear, concise communicator

� Energetic

� Passionate about startups and technology space

About AOL:
At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.

AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.

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