Los Angeles, USA: Senior Cameraman - Al Jazeera English




Job Vacancy: 
Senior Cameraman - Al Jazeera English

Location: 
Los Angeles, USA



Description
Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
Summary:

The Senior Cameraman is responsible for the acquisition of news and programmes footage on location using ENG camera, sound, lighting and edit equipment.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Be fully versed in field news gathering operations.
  • Deliver high quality, well-crafted packages from the field, that show initiative an imagination.
  • Archieve shot material and Maintain the video library in their respective bureaus.
  • Consistently send the best rushes after every shoot, to Doha for Archive purposes
  • Work closely with editorial field teams to deliver high quality live and recorded material from the field
  • Be an integral part of the editorial team; contribute ideas and suggestions that will make packages better visually.
  • Meet editorial deadlines for delivery of edited packages from the field
  • Assist editorial staff with the pre-planning of news and programmes events
  • Maintain your equipment; make sure it is always looked after. Report technical problems and issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist with development of new technical workflows & equipment associated with newsgathering
  • Follow and work within all safety guidelines produced by the network or contracted security advisors
  • Work closely with department coordinators to achieve efficiency in mission planning and tasks

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