13 hours

Camera Operator

Abu Dhabi
  • Job Code
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Camera Operator

Jobid 23768-391536

Location: Abu Dhabi, ARE

Description **Job Number** 38057BR

**Job Title** Camera Operator

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United Arab Emirates

**State** - -

**City** Abu Dhabi



• Responsible for all camera operations within the studio environment as well as external “live” events and pre-recorded long form content.

• Operate live and pre-recorded on-location ENG field camera that includes rigging of lights, connecting telephone IFB and Co-ord lines as well as the operation of “LiveU” remote connectivity and systems.

• Work collaboratively with colleagues and members of the senior management team internationally to implement initiatives in both the technical and programming fields.

• Lead and direct on location shoots for News and Creative Solutions as assigned.

• Setup and operate LiveU for live streaming or file transfer

• Organize and liaise with external service provider for live transmission link when required

• Perform non-linear video editing that involves file transfer

• Basic maintenance of broadcast and office equipment

• Perform local and/or overseas’ assignments with shift work and over-time when required.


• Outstanding multi-skilled ability and experience preferably in a live news environment.

• Extensive experience in ENG field camera work with skills in lighting techniques.

• Solid experience in live outside broadcast requirements.

• Proficiency in non-linear video editing software – Grass Valley Edius systems preferred.

• Previous experience in executing file transfer with fundamental knowledge of various file formats and conversion.

• Ability to work under pressure, make informed decisions very quickly.

• Leadership skills and the ability to inspire confidence in others.

• Ability to show initiative and strong analytical skills at troubleshooting to resolve technical issues.

• Potential to expand their ability and performance in line with the growth of our output.

• Patience, organizational skills and good time management.

• Shift work and ‘on-call’ availability essential.

• Able to assume overseas’ ad-hoc assignments on short notice.

• English is essential, Arabic would be beneficial.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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