Video Engineer & Robotic Camera Operator


The Video Engineer & Robotic Camera Operator configures and sets up all broadcast studio cameras both manned and robotic for daily use. Works with directors to maintain network-level camera blocking and composition. Monitors and adjusts video signals including cameras, monitors, playback sources, color correction equipment and incoming feeds

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configure and set-up broadcast studio cameras for use in daily operations
  • Color correction of all set monitors
  • Overall camera look and shading for all cameras, both robotic and manned
  • Operate manual and/or robotic cameras for live or taped productions
  • Be proficient with robotic, touch screen, equipment and act as expert for storing, modifying, recalling camera shots. Ensure proper configuration of camera robotics systems
  • Work with directors to establish and maintain network level camera blocking and composition standards for studio set locations.
  • Studio lighting responsibility and board programming for all studio sets
  • Perform trouble shooting with video equipment for the studio for live or remote productions.
  • Monitor and adjust signals, video waveform monitors, etc.
  • Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, and reference materials

Position Requirements:

  • Associates or Technical Degree preferred. Various forms of education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience related experience in live, multi-camera studio production
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with a live, multi-camera room preferred
  • Familiar with ETC network-based lighting control systems
  • Familiarity with Panasonic robotic cameras a plus.
  • An ability to work on multiple tasks in a high pressure, 24/7 news environment
  • Solutions-based, team player
  • Able to lift 50lbs and set/strike studio gear.