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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
Full-Time
Responsibilities

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


Qualifications/Requirements

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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