Camera Operators, Television, Video, & Motion Picture


Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Also called: Camera Operator, Production Assistant, Television News Photographer, Videographer

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Communications
  • multimedia
  • telecommunications

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Persistence
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Video creation and editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe AfterEffects
  • YouTube
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    associate's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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