ABOUT THE RISING STAR AWARD

The Rising Star Award, sponsored by EditShare, will recognise women who are industry newcomers, with four years or less industry experience, but who are considered as stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the broadcast & media industry. Nominees must have demonstrated exceptional and ongoing achievements and have made significant and demonstrable contributions to their business.

THE WINNER

Gabriella Luck, Trainee Technical Support Engineer (ITV News), ITV Tyne Tees & Border

THE SHORTLIST

  • Sophia Hazari, Transmission Lead, Discovery
  • Sarah Thorp, Project Manager (Test), Red Bee Media

THE JUDGES

  • Charlotte Wheeler, Event Director, Media Production & Technology Show (Chair)
  • Kerry Shreeve, Snr Director of Technology Operations, Discovery Inc
  • Paul Robson, Owner & MD, Medialease
  • Sally Pacy, Owner, Fifty Fifty Post Production
  • Marina Kalkanis, CEO, M2A Media
  • Ian Wagdin, Snr Technology Transfer Manager, BBC

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