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Robotic Camera Operator

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Robotic Camera Operator

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.

The Robotic Camera Operator is a full-time, project-based position that should last for approximately 18 months.

Job Duties:
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations management
  • Primary responsibility for live operation of multiple Ross cambots and "Furio" robotics, rooftop and POV across multiple studios
  • Live operation includes all moves, focusing, presets and shot recalls
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed for back-up purposes


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Two (2) years of related experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Familiarity with Ross Cambots & Furio robotics (studio)
  • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotics (roof)
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Eligibility Requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • 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
    • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Teleprompter, Video Playback, Video Shading etc.)
  • Reference: 561330573

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