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Microphone Boom Operator

Move levers on adjustable booms to position microphones.

What does a Microphone Boom Operator do?

Moves levers on adjustable boom to position microphone in proximity of performers during filming of motion picture or television broadcasts: Attaches microphone to rubber supports at end of boom and places preamplifier in container attached to boom as directed by SOUND MIXER 194.262-018. Connects microphone wires to preamplifier and preamplifier wires to sound mixing apparatus. Positions microphone so as not to cast shadows or come in view of camera. Moves boom according to script and position of performers.