The purpose of a Camera Operator is
to set/strike, operate, and configure cameras for use in IMAG, recording, and broadcast. The Camera Operator must have a steady hand and anticipate stage movement in a quick and efficient manner.

The Camera Operator must understand
terms used in the video industry pertaining to video shoots and operations.


  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of workflow, equipment, facility layouts and troubleshooting practices as they relate to operational assignments
  • Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast and recorder.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Ability to hold steady, well framed shots.
  • Assist in determining the best camera placement based on the venue and event
  • Maintain all gear including crew vehicles, working with appropriate departments to keep all gear up to date and in working order.
  • Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times.
  • Operate Windows-based computer software to prepare video recordings for air.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be an effective communicator and team-worker, able to work cooperatively with others, sometimes in stressful situations.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately, with attention to detail.
  • Must be available to work weekends, nights and holidays, long hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines, 24/7 all kinds of possible weather conditions.
  • Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period.
  • Travel for production.
  • A self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure
  • Ability to zoom, pan, tilt, focus, ped, dolly and track shots while maintaining focus and framing
  • Understanding of the needs of the viewer and ability to imagine the visual flow of the broadcast
  • In depth understanding of news gathering technologies: Multi-camera interviews and remotes.
  • Knowledgeable and versatile in photographic equipment, as well as lighting, composition, and movement
  • Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
  • Proficient with streaming technologies Dejero, LiveU, TVu, AviWest.
  • Experience using Windows-based computer software
  • Knowledge of studio lighting.
  • General knowledge of sports world


  • One year in a similar position
  • Bachelor in cinematography   or related field.

Applicants must provide a link to examples of their recent work