Production Support Engineer

This award, sponsored by Blackmagic, will celebrate an organised and skilled Production Support Engineer, who represents the very best of our broadcasting profession. She has a strong understanding of the broadcast chain, offers outstanding troubleshooting skills; implicitly relates to relevant standards and demonstrates the ability to fault find from first principles. She excels in the high pressure and time critical broadcast production environment.

What the judges will be reviewing

  • Knowledge of equipment and standards
    describe ways in which the nominee has used her knowledge of equipment and systems to the appropriate technical specifications and standards.  Provide examples where she has ensured equipment is available at all times and that faults are replaced or bypassed ensuring operational continuity.
  • Collaboration and teamwork
    provide details of how the nominee has shown leading examples of collaboration with other members of the team to create outstanding content.
  • Handling high pressure and time critical tasks
    describe ways in which the nominee has established the root cause of an issue in the Broadcast production chain and resolved the situation through fault finding. Explain how they have logged and recorded events to prevent recurrence.

Key Dates

  • Nominations Open – 5 July 2022
  • Nominations Closing Date – 18 August 2022
  • Shortlist Announced – 8 September 2022
  • Awards  Ceremony – 10 November 2022

When applying

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