Camera Operator

WLWT Hearst Television - Part Time

Job #19978



WLWT-TV has an opening for a┬áStudio 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. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Operate Windows-based computer software to prepare video recordings for air.
  • 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.


Experience Requirements:
  • Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
  • Experience using Windows-based computer software.
  • Equivalent military experience will be considered.
Qualifications Requirements:
  • 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.