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403(g) Camera Technician


403(g) Camera Technician

• Expert Level


CBS News is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer with Director of Photography level experience.

Category Camera Operators 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 11, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We are seeking someone extremely proficient in shooting, lighting and can bring compelling stories to life. Candidates must have exceptional knowledge and experience with Hi-definition, 4K, UHD and HDR photography. Must possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential.

• Shoot day of air, in-depth features, investigative assignments and creative interactive live shots all with the highest ethical, aesthetic and technical standards using the latest technology.
• Candidates must demonstrate an ability to direct lighting, set overall visual look, related technical specifications for projects and sound as a one-person crew or as part of a team.
• Ensure that all pictures and sound are of highest quality and properly recorded.
• Work closely with producers by providing support logistics and shot requirements
• Operate ENG vehicles.
• Maintain all gear including crew vehicles, working with appropriate departments to keep all gear up to date and in working order.
• Able to trouble-shoot quickly and effectively in a variety of circumstances.
Work under deadline pressure.

• Degree in broadcast journalism/production preferred.
• At least 10 years' experience working as an ENG photographer in a large market a plus.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to listen, provide praise and constructive criticism.
• In depth knowledge of existing and evolving newsgathering technologies.
• Good leadership skills.
• Must be self-motivated, proactive, collaborative and possess a high level of creativity to tell stories with sound and images.
• Take ownership of situations and lead issues to resolution.
• Experience in logistics, special event planning and execution.

• Must have a valid driver's license.
• Ability to lift 50 plus lbs. of newsgathering equipment.
• Must be available to work weekends, long hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines, 24/7 all kinds of possible weather conditions.
• Travel for production (hostile environments are possible. Training provided)
• In depth understanding of newsgathering technologies: HD video and Multi-camera Anchor remotes.
• Proficient with streaming technologies Dejero and LiveU.
• Applicants must provide a link to examples of their recent work.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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