WLKY-TV has an opening for a production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.
Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast
Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times
Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed.
Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting.
Operate studio lights and change bulbs.
Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4am.
Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.
In-person attendance is required
Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
Experience using Windows-based computer software.
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Knowledge of robotic camera operation and audio is highly desirable
Ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise on air is necessary.
Knowledge of studio lighting.
Ability to climb ladders up to 15 feet and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.
Must be an effective communicator and team-worker, able to work cooperatively with others, sometimes in stressful situations.
Ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately, with attention to detail.
Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period.
College graduates with a communications degree preferred
Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.