NABET Camera Operator

Posted: 5/30/2019

Location: Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

NBC News is seeking a NABET camera person to assist with our daily newsgathering operations and special projects. This candidate will be expected to perform multiple field technical duties, including field editing and multi-camera remote productions. One-person crew operations (video/sound) will also be required. A successful candidate must be a clear thinker and effective leader.
  • Deploy, operate and maintain cameras, along with batteries and chargers
  • Deploy, operate and maintain digital satellite laptop IP systems in both urban and rural settings worldwide.
  • Deploy, operate and maintain compliment of portable lighting equipment to include LED, Incandescent, and fluorescent fixtures, stands, extension arms, silks, scrims and flags.
  • Design, plan, implement and manage the appropriate technical infrastructures at remote television productions consistent with budgetary guidelines.

  • This is a NABET position. Candidate must be willing to join NABET if not already a member

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Must have 5-years major market experience in shooting news and feature programming productions
    • Must have experience in satellite telephone operation, store and forward video, and live field production operations
    • Strong NLE skills necessary in both field situation and bureau work.
    • Previous ability to accurately assess risk levels in remote locations and establish sound safety parameters for all new personnel operating there.
    • Previous experience in the operation of SD and HD digital camcorders, portable lighting systems, RF audio system operation and sound mixing required.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
    • Must be willing to travel, often times with short notice. This may also include travel overseas to areas of hostile conflict.
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
    • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.

    • Someone with creativity, demonstrated leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Can work independently and react quickly to challenging situations, using good news judgment
    • Previous experience with a stedicam and/or jimmy-jib is preferable, but not required.

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