• Multiskilled Camera Operator/Editor - North of England, ITV News

    Job Locations UK
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(01/02/2019 10:18)
    Job ID
    2019-1518
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Newsrooms
    Closing Date
    24/02/2019
  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.

     

    To shoot and edit picture to the very highest standard. To work as part of an award-winning team to win stories across the north of England and around the world.    

    Responsibilities

    • To operate cameras & associated equipment to the highest creative and technical standards
    • To use lighting and sound equipment effectively, reliably and creatively
    • To undertake the direction of live broadcasts by a variety of means
    • To edit quickly and creatively and transmit reports in a timely fashion in all circumstances
    • Maintenance of equipment to ensure it is in correct working order at all times
    • Support the journalist by researching and fixing stories and carrying out interviews as required
    • Responsible for health and safety in the field
    • Liaise with the news desk regarding deployments and operational requirements
    • Work under own initiative to capture the best footage
    • Be prepared to travel around the world on behalf of ITN

    This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role.  It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.

    Qualifications

    • Practical experience as a camera operator in a news environment  
    • Proven ability to edit high-quality news packages to tight deadlines
    • Effective interpersonal skills, particularly a high level of tact and diplomacy
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines, to manage own workload and prioritise
    • Robust response to pressure
    • Constructive, creative and enabling approach to problem solving
    • A valid driving licence
    • Basic computer and IT skills
    • Good knowledge of Ofcom regulations and the ITN compliance manual
    • Awareness of Health and Safety requirements
    • Awareness and understanding of the financial implications of all decision making

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