Videographer

Posted 
December 16, 2021

Overview

The videographer will work with the Director of Videography and video producers to plan and shoot video in field and studio environments while demonstrating CPM’s values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity.

Salary: $61,000 minimum - salary commensurate with experience 

Benefits information can be found here

Seattle, temporarily remote in WA State

Proof of vaccination required for employment

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Set up and operate various types of cameras, video recorders, audio equipment and lighting in both field and studio environments
  • Ensure that equipment is operable, available and prepared for shoots
  • Maintain and keep inventory of video, audio and lighting equipment
  • Work with Director of Videography and lead producer to create shot lists and production logistics
  • Manage all technical aspects of shooting including lighting, audio and camera operation
  • Evaluate equipment, report technical discrepancies to Director of Videography and recommend equipment upgrades
  • Assist Producers in field-production
  • Ability to interpret the vision of the Director of Videography and lead producer and execute in the field by capturing the audio and visuals necessary to tell the story
  • Potentially complete light editing of footage in post-production
  • Create and archive masters

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Advanced knowledge of professional non-linear editing software, AVID Media Composer and Adobe Premiere strongly preferred
  • The ability to be adaptable and troubleshoot on production as things often don’t go as planned
  • Drone Op license/certification is a plus
  • Demonstrates creative and non-traditional competencies and approaches to storytelling
  • The ability to recognize compelling stories while filming and help further the story through lens work and on-set producing
  • Videographer must lift and carry 50 pounds of equipment (handheld camera, lighting, tripods, etc) unassisted
  • Work both independently and collaboratively
  • Organize time, materials, and information for quality and efficiency

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA Degree in Communications, Media Production or related field or equivalent experience required
  • 4-5 years experience behind a camera in field and studio environments
  • Experience with documentary-style storytelling strongly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to type on a keyboard for long periods of time
  • Ability to hear and distinguish colors required
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background

About the Department

Video

Our Diversity Commitment

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Read our complete diversity commitment statement here.