Video Operator - SportsNet New York - Freelance

Posted: 12/18/2019

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


Job Duties:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management
  • Overall camera look and shading for all cameras, both robotic and manned, across multiple studios, rooftop and POV cameras.
  • Primary studio lighting responsibility and board programming for all studio sets
  • Operation of robotic cameras as needed
  • Color correction of all set monitors
  • Occasional remote color correction
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
    • Two (2) years of related tape experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
    • Familiarity with ETC network based lighting control systems
    • Experience with LED lighting technology including multi-universe DMX addressing for fixed focus and moving lights
    • Familiarity with Ross robotic and Ikegami cameras
    • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotic controls
    • Proficient with video waveform, vector scopes and camera charts
    • Capability to create, maintain and adjust lens files as needed
    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear


    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
    • 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


    Desired Characteristics:

    • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
    • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
    • Willing to train peers and new hires as needed
    • 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


    Company Overview:
    Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

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