Multi-Use Camera Operator

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities

Multi-Use 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 Multi-Use 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 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


Qualifications/Requirements

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
    Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
    With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video Playback, Video Shading)


Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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 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)
  • Reference: 561324040

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