• Camera Operator, Part-Time

    Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
    ID
    2019-1089
    Category
    Broadcast
    Type
    Seasonal Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Camera Operator (CO) is responsible for operating a variety of video cameras in a live or recorded environment. COs will work in a seasonal, dynamic environment which includes entertainment, sporting events and other possibilities as presented to the Company. 

    Responsibilities

    • Set up and operate Broadcast Video cameras in "hard" or ENG type configuration
    • Work with live director to provide pattern coverage of sporting events, replay footage, as well as in arena entertainment. Understand terminology and video shot compositions for creatively framing and capturing action
    • Work with engineering & technical staff to troubleshoot any issues that may occur
    • Knowledge of operating camera in a tethered environment.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Essential:

    • Experience providing video coverage of collegiate and professional sports in a live "in arena" or broadcast environment.
    • Must be able to perform in a fast high pressure environment and respond quickly to directions
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong planning and organization skills
    • Ability to multi task and follow strict guidelines
    • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and the Internet
    • Must be available to work during sporting events/live entertainment during early evenings and weekends.

     

    Preferred:

    • Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball
    • Prefer a college degree in Radio Television/Film Production, Multimedia, Communication and or Cinematography.
    • 3 years operating video camera in live remote sports, in arena or broadcast ENG environment.

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