Multi-Use Camera Operator - SNY

Posted: 4/12/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management
  • Ability to proficiently operate Cammate Jib, stedicam and hand-held cameras equally as dictated by productions demands
  • Assist in maintaining all of the above cameras and rigs in good working order
  • In coordination with the Director, create and offer visually interesting and varied subject shots
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed for back-up purposes
  • This is a part-time role; 24 hours per week (3 days a week)

  • Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
    • Two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience required
    • Knowledge of Cammate Jib & stedicam rigs along with Ikegami HD cameras
    • Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with equipment and set up
    • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on stedicam rig and set / strike studio gear

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Ability to travel as required
    • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
    • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus
    • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video Playback, Video Shading)
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
    • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
    • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

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