Join The PowerNation Team!
April 18th, 2017Love working in TV? Have an interest in cars? Have videographer experience? Then this might be the job for you!
This position must create high-quality 4K video for a minimum of 23 television episodes per year, plus commercials and special productions. Our main focus is automotive TV programming. This job will have you both in our studios and in the field at race tracks, events, and off-road courses. We shoot 4K with the Panasonic Varicam LT & DVX200. You will be expected to maintain a high standard of video quality.
The majority of our shots are hand-held. You will need to work comfortably with a crew, take direction, and work alone without direction when necessary. You’ll need to communicate with producers, directors, hosts, visitors and other videographers as applicable to advise and determine the best shots for the production. You are responsible for all lighting and audio. You must be familiar with POV cameras. Be sure all required equipment is on hand for scheduled shoots. You are responsible for basic maintenance and troubleshooting all equipment. Some travel will be required.
BA in Mass Communication preferred at least some college required, along with 3-4 years experience.
Some college; knowledge and experience with several kinds of cameras and styles of shooting (e.g. studio, location, hand-held, ENG, POV, jib, macro, etc); good knowledge of different styles of lighting; experience covering racing events helpful; ability to communicate well with others involved in the shoot; able to do some field editing; maintain consistency in areas such as audio, video exposure and sequencing; ability to use video for “storytelling”; be open during shoots to “side stories” as they make themselves apparent and take advantage of the opportunity as it happens; expect the unexpected.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach a resume, cover letter, and link to your most recent work. No phone calls, please.
Below is a video of the type of work that is expected and the type of environment the applicant will be working in.