Freelance Technical Studio Broadcast Operator, APAC - Sydney

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Posted Jul 2, 2024 - Requisition No. 126285

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday coverage through in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from Bloomberg Originals to New Economy Forum.

We are now looking for a talented multi-skilled technical operator to join our team on a freelance basis in our Sydney studio. You will be involved in all operational aspects of live and pre-taped studio production.

We'll Trust You To:

  • Set up and check the studio set and the control room for live broadcasting.
  • Handle live studio logistics including, moving cameras, and moving parts of the set.
  • Check and put microphones on talent and guests.
  • Move talent and guests onto and off set.
  • Relay instructions effectively between control room, directors, producers and studio floor using a talkback system.
  • Be responsible for correct lighting cues.
  • Keep the Director and Producer informed of action off-camera.
  • Implement and adhere to health and safety regulations.
  • Liaise with other Bloomberg offices and affiliates to organise and allocate studio resources for live and pre-taped shoots outside of regular programming.

You'll Need to Have:

  • Experience working in a live TV studio or theatre stage environment
  • Excellent track record of strong visual creativity
  • Ability to react and adapt quickly and decisively in a fast changing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior news editors, producers, directors, managers and clients
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fully fluent in English is a requirement

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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Contract will be administered by third-party vendor as a dispatched worker arrangement with Bloomberg.

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