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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 […]

The ‘Glory Days’ of Television Outside Broadcasts

October 30, 2010

The RTS Mids Centre presents a look through the archives at the history of Television Outside Broadcasts in the UK with Norman Green. Starting in 1937 and taking one through to the early 1980’s, the presentation, which is non-technical, will show how programme makers pushed technology to show a world most people could only read […]

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 […]

BBC Big Screens: Broadcasting – Live Sites

January 22, 2010

There have never been more opportunities to view television content whether on 40 or 50 inch screens in your own home, computers and laptops and even the personal viewing on tiny screens of your mobile phone and now there are new opportunities for collective viewing on huge public screens. ¬† Anita Bhalla working out of […]

How to be a Presenter

December 5, 2009

A young audience turned out to hear ‘How to be a PResenter’, from an RTS Futures panel hosted by the RTS Midlands Centre/ The speakers were: Big Brother winner Kate Lawler, DJ on Kerrang Radio; Alison Hammond, roving reporter on This Morning; Marverine Cole, Sky News; agent Kate Moon of Kate Moon Management; and Kester […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marverine Cole

September 23, 2009

Currently a presenter for Sky News in London, Marverine’s a born and bred Brummie who’s been working as a TV and radio presenter since the mid-1980s. Before Sky News, she was a Reporter/Presenter at BBC Midlands Today, BBC WM, and ITV Central News as well as a presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live. Now a […]

Pitching Multiplatform Ideas

May 27, 2009

Following the great launch of RTS Futures Midlands’ sold out How to Pitch panel session, the Midlands Centre is yet again bringing together some of the top names in digital media next week, Thursday, June 4th. With panelists from Channel 4, BBC, Hat Trick Productions and Raw TV, Pitching Multiplatform Ideas will demystify the process […]