Camera Operator

WLKY TV, Louisville, Kentucky

Date PostedAugust 04, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified

WLKY-TV has an opening for a production Studio 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.
  • 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.

  • Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period.


  • College graduates with a communications degree preferred
  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
  • Military training and experience will be considered.

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