Operator, Camera

Nexstar Broadcasting Utica, NY

Position Summary:

The Camera Operator is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Composes and frames shots, applying technical aspects of lighting, 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.

* Prepare stdio for broadcasts

* Editing nightly news and network promos

* Performs other duties as assigned, including field production.