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Videographer/Producer Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Produces and directs various programs, promotional or documentary material for television on-air broadcast or educational video programs. Determines the creative needs of the program, then videotapes and edits the program material.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the third in a series of three classifications and is distinguished from the Videographer, Senior in that incumbents are involved in program development and direction from program conception through program presentation.

Examples of Duties:

  • Researches and develops story/program concepts for various areas such as public interest and educational use; determines angle of story or program to cover.
  • Conducts required research such as personal interviews to obtain necessary information; plans story line and writes script.
  • Schedules production, camera and editing time; preplans taping to ensure the necessary equipment and visuals are available.
  • Videotapes program material for production using video camera equipment; makes technical and creative decisions regarding such elements as appropriate lighting, shooting angle, placement and type of microphones audio needs, locations, use of movement and interviews; serves as creative liaison to technical production staff.
  • Acts as a Producer/Director/Videographer in the field.
  • Exercises independent judgment in the assembling and editing of videotaped material for local and national broadcast to ensure visual cohesiveness by assessing narrative and visual context.
  • Edits and assembles final audio/video program material; ensures consistency and relevancy to production; monitors technical quality of end product; determines adequate staffing needed for production; coordinates work activities of production crew during taping.
  • Assembles and edits on-air promotional spots for programs scheduled for broadcast.
  • Prepares and monitors production budget and performs post-production accounting functions.
  • Maintains accurate records, logs and transcribes production activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of broadcasting rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of broadcasting production techniques.
  • Skill in visualizing and shooting concepts effectively.
  • Skill in production and editing.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Radio/Television, Film, Fine Arts or related field and four (4) years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Eight (8) years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


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