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Peter Heslop and Neal Ackroyd

March 1, 2011

Peter Heslop, who is leading the implementation of the UK Digital Switch Over project, and Principal Network Design Engineer Neal Ackroyd, will be at Austin Court, Birmingham, on Wednesday, 16 March at 6pm, for the RTS/IET Digital Switch Over presentation. Here are their backgrounds: Peter Heslop – DSO Programme Director Civil engineering background Over 25 […]

RTS Mids 2010 Student Awards

November 13, 2010

Students were also celebrating their victory at the 2010 Student Awards section of the evening. Winners and nominees are: Animation Category Winner – Till Death Do Us Part Ben Whitehouse for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham City University Christopher Kirk and Ashley Pay for Lincoln School of Media, University of Lincoln The Fake […]

Message from Sophie

November 10, 2010

Here’s a message from RTS 2010 winner and Land Girls actor, Sophie Ward, to RTS Mids Centre Chair, Isabel Clarke. Dear Isabel, Thank you so much to the Royal Television Society Midlands chapter for honouring me with the award last night. I was especially pleased that Land Girls was so well received and thrilled to […]

2010 RTS Mids Centre Awards

November 5, 2010

Last night was a successful event. Many congratulations to the nominees and winners of this year’s Midlands Centre awards. Thank you to the hosts Emma Willis and Ed James for doing such a sterling job. Also, thanks to RTS Mids Hon Sec Mars Elkins for this blog post: The prestigious University of Birmingham’s Great Hall […]

RTS Mids Centre Awards 2010 Nominations

October 19, 2010

This year’s RTS Midlands Centre Awards is going to be on the 4th of November held at the impressive University of Birmingham Great Hall. Here are the nominees: Best Promotional Programme Working for You – Tinker Taylor Disabled and Living in Walsall – Pat The Bull Films Be Active – Television Junction Transforming Lives – […]

2009 Baird Lecture

October 19, 2010

This year’s Baird Lecture featured the RTS and multi-award-winning Embarrassing Bodies team. The panel consisted of Channel 4’s Adam Gee; presenter Dr Christian Jessen, Executive Producer Steph Harris and chaired by New Media Producer Alex Hryniewicz. Many thanks to regional screen agency Screen West Midlands for the video documentation of the session and to Aquila […]

Awards season

June 17, 2010

The 2010 RTS Midlands Centre Awards is coming this November and we are now accepting entries. You are invited to submit programmes or other content which were, or will be broadcast and/or published between 1st July 2009 & 1st July 2010 for consideration for the Midlands Centre Awards for 2010. Closing date for entries is […]

Robert Lindsay honoured

October 30, 2009

BBC’s My Family patriarch Robert Lindsay is this year’s recipient of the Baird Medal. This award is given to someone who has shown an outstanding contribution to Midlands media. With a successful career in television, film and theatre spanning 40 years, Derbyshire-born Lindsay deserves this recognition. Lindsay’s career started in the 1970s and his break […]

Klass Act

October 30, 2009

Telly babe Myleene Klass, who co-hosted last night’s RTS Mids Awards at the Town Hall with Krishnan Guru-Murthy, showed off her musical side and did two classical pieces at the event. She played ‘America’ from West Side Story during the first half of the Dinner and Awards and then joined The Electric Cinema Film Orchestra […]

2009 RTS Midlands Awards Winners

October 30, 2009

The cream of the Midlands media gathered at the beautiful Town Hall in Birmingham last night to celebrate the 2009 Royal Television Society Midlands Centre Awards. The event, in partnership with regional screen agency Screen West Midlands, was hosted by news presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy and co-hosted by telly personality Myleene Klass. More than 300 people […]