News Wire-Photo Operator
Operate news wire photo machines to transmit syndicated news photographs.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do News Wire-Photo Operators do?
Operates news wirephoto machine to transmit syndicated news photographs over telecommunication wires to newspapers and magazines: Inserts developed photographic print in camera chamber equipped with electric eye which scans and transmits photographs over transcontinental telephone or telegraph wires. Adjusts controls to coordinate machine processes involving detecting, screening, and converting photographic highlights and shadows into sound signals for wire transmission. May operate machine to receive news photographs. May develop film and print positives.
Should I be a News Wire-Photo Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
Also known as:
Facsimile Machine Operator, Fax Machine Operator, Interceptor Operator, News Wire Photo Operator, Telephoto Operator
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