JIB/Steadicam Operator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

Job Description

12News, The TEGNA NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is looking for a JIB/Steadicam Operator for its newscasts, marketing program, daily talk show, and other productions. Candidate will work with the production, news, and local programming departments to meet the production needs for live, taped, and automated programming, under the direction of the show’s Director and Operations Management. Operator will work in conjunction with the Director to create visually-interesting and smooth, clean shots. Candidate will operate the Steadicam Pilot, and studio hand-held cameras, as well as help maintain the studio with lighting and set upkeep. It will be imperative that camera operators also assist in maintaining all of the above cameras and their rigs to make sure they are in good working order.

Job Requirements

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
  • Two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience required
  • Knowledge of Steadicam rigs along with Sony HD cameras preferred
  • Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with equipment and set up
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on Steadicam rig and set / strike studio gear

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.  

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.  TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards. 

 TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.  In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.  For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.  

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

 

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.