The Cameraman will be working with the DOP and Cameraman across the digital division shows.
The cameraman should understand filming different type of videos (show / sketch / short-documentary / explainer with a personality / original) Understand digital content and new techniques.
The position must be able to work quickly, work well with others, and be creative.
Key Responsibilities and Accountability :
The Cameraman sets up cameras, selects and mounts lenses
Operates the sound boom to assist the sound recordist
Coordinates the details of the shot with the script supervisor
The Cameraman maneuvers a crane and counterbalancing arm
The Cameraman functions as focus puller or keeps the camera in focus
The Cameraman moves the camera around as needed
The Cameraman maintains the camera making sure it is safe and working properly.
The Cameraman attaches the camera cables including the required lighting equipment’s
Make sure the quality of the work is up to Al Jazeera Standards and Requirements
Maintain neat archive on a daily basis of their work.
Report any technical problems encountered with the equipment
Assist with development of new technical workflows & equipment
Follows and work within all safety guidelines produced by the network or contracted security advisers.
Well versed in mobile journalism techniques
Job Requirements / Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree digital video production, film, mass communication, multimedia arts or other related field or equivalent education and / or experience.
Minimum 2 years in operating digital cameras, lights, nonlinear editing programs, and audio equipment
Understanding of trends in show and series production, especially on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and VoD platforms.
Excellent understanding of journalism ethics, newsgathering standards and best practices
An understanding of social media networks
A solid understanding of online video consumption and audiences