Full Time Job

AM Camera Operator

Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT 07-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The AM Camera Operator is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.
• Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors
• Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director
• Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts
• Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts
• Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements
• Sets up and performs shots for broadcasts
• Sets up cameras and related equipment
• Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum one year's experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment (Depending on market size)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Strong PC/MS Office experience
• Experience with other broadcast-related equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91j39-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.