Production Support Engineer 2023

This award 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 – Monday 10th July 2023
  • Nominations Closing Date – Friday 1st September 2023*
  • Shortlist Announced – At IBC Show 2023
  • Awards  Ceremony – Tuesday 7th November 2023

*Extended deadline

When applying

Please note – there is no save option on the form, so we would recommend drafting your longer answers on Word/Notes and copying/pasting onto the form. There is a minimum and maximum word count on applications – we encourage you to keep to these else the submission will be void.

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The Rise Awards 2023 entries are now closed

The shortlist will be revealed on Sunday 17th September, 14:45 in the Forum at IBC – and online.

Tickets will go on sale for the Awards in September on this site.