Video Operator

Control video consoles to regulate transmission of television scenes.

What does a Video Operator do?

Controls video console to regulate transmission of television scenes, including test patterns and filmed and live black-and-white or color telecast: Views action on television monitor and sets switches and observes dials on console to control framing, contrast, brilliance, color balance, and fidelity of image being transmitted. Monitors on-air programs to ensure technical quality of broadcast. Previews upcoming program to determine that signal is functioning and that program will be ready for transmission at required time. May maintain log on studio-to-transmitter microwave link.