- Freelance Jib Operator -SNY

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Freelance Jib Operator -SNY


Freelance Jib Operator -SNY

• Emerging Level



Category Camera Crew  Camera Operators 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 20, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description
  • 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.  
  • Hand-held camera experience preferred as dictated by productions demands
  • Assist in maintaining all studio cameras as well as the movement of all set pieces and props for the various shows
  • 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
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience is required
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience is required
  • Knowledge of Cammate, Jib along with Ikegami HD cameras is required
  • Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with Jib equipment and set up
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on set / strike studio gear
Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through
  • 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
Desired Qualifications
  • 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, Playback, Video Shading)
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

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