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.
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
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