TMZ is seeking a Director of Photography to join its broadcast department.

- Partner with Executive Producers to ensure the visual style and creative vision are met for each TMZ production, ensuring continuity across the brand
- Make certain production is of the highest quality and assist with planning and executing shoots
- Understand and contribute to the creative vision for multiple productions
- Develop the visual style, lighting, composition, and planning of camera angles
- Coordinate with Post Production team on needs for a smooth edit process
- Participate in location scouts and provide feedback to guarantee we maximize creative potential
- Secure the necessary equipment for shoots by coordinating with the Production team
- Assist with studio camera maintenance and upgrades

- 5+ years’ experience as a DP with substantial field experience.
- Adept technical camera operating skills
- Knowledge of cameras, lenses, and experience with digital imaging
- Ability to properly light in a variety of environments in studio and out in field
- Strong technical understanding of broadcast signal types, audio and video formats, sync, time-code and signal flow. Knowledge of Sony - FX9 cameras is preferred.
- Excellent organizational, project planning, and time management skills with careful attention to detail needed
- Ability to test equipment for both field and studio shoots

-Experience working with specialized broadcast gear unique to a television studio