Studio Operator I - Project
Employer: CNEWS Job Posted: 1/24/2020
Location: Washington, DC Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

This is a project position through February 2021.

A CNN Studio Operator is an integral part of our production team. You will be working in a fast paced studio environment, shooting talent on the set, and operating the state of the art technical infrastructure of CNN's production facilities.

The Daily

Studio Operator is a broad job title that encompasses a great variety of skills and assignments:

• Studio crews (pedestal cameras, hand-held, jib and Steadicam, Audio Assist and Utility)
• Flash Control (operate robo cameras and lighting; establish/designate IFBs and Comms)
• Viz Multiplay Videowall Control (create effects, route feeds and control playback of servers feeding video walls)
• Video shading (responsible for maintaining acceptable video levels for incoming, outgoing and internal signals, and initial daily set-up and shading of studio cameras)
• One of the keys to our success is the close-knit nature of the working relationship within our crews and with their managers, Directors, Technical Directors, Audio Designers, talent and producers
• CNN is a 24/7 news operation and this position will include working on weekend shows

The Essentials

• 3 years’ experience in a facility (network, station, production house) engaged in multiple camera production
• Experience with using a studio camera and robotic systems preferred
• Must be able to succeed under the pressure of a live television production environment, exhibit great attention to detail, and be a team player
• Must be able to prioritize and service multiple requests, demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, remain calm under pressure, and show a willingness to learn and embrace new technologies
• Must be available to work weekends

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