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CCU/Studio Camera Operator, Lviv

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: TECB030-2203

We are looking for skilfull Studio Camera Operator for our newly opening operations in Lviv. The studio camera operator supports a variety of television programs and video productions in RFE/RL’s Lviv studios. The operator is also responsible for the control of multiple Camera Control Units in the TV control room, including set-up (white/black balance, shading etc) and operation of the CCU during programs. The position involves shift work, including weekends, evenings, nights, public holidays and on-call to support a 24 hour broadcast schedule.


  • Prepares and operates studio cameras manually in the studio during various live broadcasts and recordings
  • Works closely with the producer/director to determine the best way to visually cover a program.
  • Composes and frames shots, monitors light and CCU to achieve the visual effects sought by directors and producers.
  • Responsible for the operation of CCU across multiple cameras during studio productions.
  • Maintains, cleans and tests studio cameras and report faults.
  • Operates robotic, multi-camera systems and manually-operated cameras.
  • Creative visual skills, with an eye for composition, camera shading, and lighting.
  • Performs various pedestal moves, such as dolling, trucking and booming.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Specialized education in audio-visual arts
  • Specialized training in the operation of television broadcast audio equipment

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 year experience in broadcast television as a studio camera operator.
  • Experience in live studio production – camera and lighting.


  • Ability to communicate with people effectively and work within a team.
  • Ability to learn new complex subjects quickly including new technologies.
  • Ability to work independently as well as under supervision.
  • Ability to quickly anticipate, trouble-shoot and solve problems.
  • Ability to perform physical duties of the job; must have ability to lift and move equipment up to 25 lbs. (12 kgs.) mandatory
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with external and internal clients, colleagues, and supervisors
  • Working knowledge of studio lighting techniques and technology


  • English language (working knowledge), mandatory.
  • Broadcast region language (Working Knowledge Oral+Written).

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Salaries for employees in RFE/RL's broadcast regions are competitive, based on prevailing local conditions. Employee benefits in RFE/RL's broadcast regions are in accordance with the local labor law specific to the country.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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