Press Box Video Production Positions
The press box staff works cooperatively as a part of the Lugnuts’ in-game entertainment staff. Individuals have the opportunity to rotate and learn all positions within the press box as defined below.
Preferred qualifications for any press box position include: strong editing background; work with digital editing systems and software such as Adobe After Effects and Premier is a plus; experience with video production, including familiarity with video equipment, cameras and switcher equipment; strong computer skills, including skills with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus; well organized with the ability to think quickly in stressful situations; and the ability to work with people in a coordinated effort.
The Switcher is directly responsible for operation of the video switcher during all elements of Lugnuts’ games. This person is also responsible for communicating upcoming game day events and live camera shots needed with all camera operators.
Mono & LED Board Operator
The Mono & LED Board Operator is responsible for the operation of the Lansing Lugnuts’ mono board and outfield wall LED video boards before and during Lugnuts’ games. The person is also directly responsible for creating graphics and text for the video boards and coordinating scoreboard projects with the Marketing department.
Video Board Operator
The Video Board Operator is responsible for the operation of the Lansing Lugnuts’ LED video scoreboard before and during Lugnuts’ games. The person is also directly responsible for loading and managing all graphics and video and coordinating scoreboard projects with the Marketing department.
Video Camera Operator
Responsible for the operation of the Lansing Lugnuts’ video camera before and during Lugnuts’ games. The person is directly responsible for following live game action, in-game contests, and crowd shots.
Video Replay Operator
Responsible for the operation of the Lansing Lugnuts’ video replays on the LED video board during Lugnuts’ games. The person is also directly responsible for organizing, editing, and compiling clips and editing a pre-game highlight video for each game.
The Lugnuts’ season consists of 71 home games that are played between April and September. Working in the Press Box requires you to have a flexible schedule which will include Friday, Saturday and Sunday hours as well as a commitment of approximately 50 of the 71 team home games. The position includes training in March as well.
State Date: March, 2010
Compensation: $45 per game
With questions about this position, please contact our Marketing Director, Julia Janssen at 517-485-4500 ext.270. To apply for this gameday position, please submit your resume and cover letter, or a Lugnuts application, to Rebekah Butler in our HR Dept at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 517-485-4518. Thank you for your interest in the Lugnuts! You can download an application at www.prosportsmarketing.net/byloclansing.html.