Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
— Videographer Performs tasks as a specialist in production, contributing creatively to programming by frequently composing distinctive visuals within the scope and time constraints of the program. Works primarily in news, sports and current affairs. Work is generally performed according to accepted industry standards but there is latitude for independent action, judgement and initiative. Duties are performed under the direction of program or other personnel, but there may be requirements to work without immediate supervision. Work is usually performed within established program formats. Work is normally performed under high pressure. Key Tasks: ♦ Prepares, aligns and sets up field icameras ensuring optimum visual and technical quality under prevailing conditions. ♦ Lights the subject or scene, composes and records program material using a handheld camera. Ensures both visual and aural material meets technical and aesthetic requirements for editing. ♦ Delivers all recorded materials including shot-lists. ♦ In the field, performs simple maintenance of equipment. ♦ Drives a motor vehicle on a daily basis. ♦ Performs all or part of the function or duties of an equivalent or lower classification. ♦ As assigned or required, may perform any or all of the following tasks: ask scripted questions of subjects being recorded. prepare documentation for international travel.