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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 […]

The Digital Switch Over

February 25, 2011

DSO – the greatest project in UK broadcasting The RTS Mids Centre in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology is having a joint presentation on the Digital Switchover on March 16, at Austin Court, Birmingham, at 6pm. This free event is with speakers Peter Heslop, DSO Director, Arqiva and Neal Ackroyd, Principal Network […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Next Big Presenters

October 30, 2009

RTS Futures Midlands held a nationwide search for the The Next Big Presenter and with more than 40 entries, the judges chose five overall winners – Kerri Franks, Colleen Harris, Victoria Larder, Charlotte Percival and Jimmy Tam. The winners were involved at this year’s RTS Midlands Centre Awards working on the red carpet, backstage reporting […]

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 […]

Kate Lawler

September 23, 2009

Kate Lawler presents kerrang fm drive time with OJ Borg every weekday. Since co-hosting Channel 4’s breakfast show Rise with Iain Lee, Kate has enjoyed success as a presenter and most recently, as a DJ. Having popped over to Fiji for a couple of weeks on last year’s Love Island, Kate’s back DJing all over […]

Ed James

September 23, 2009

Ed has loved radio almost as long as he has loved food! His first job was on BBC Radio York when he was 12 years old presenting the kids’ What’s On Diary. Throughout his degree in Politics at Newcastle University, RTS Awards winner Ed also worked at various radio stations presenting all sorts of shifts […]

Kate Moon Management

September 23, 2009

Kate Moon began her voice agency Speakeasy in 1987 when she was still at Radio 4 and Channel 4. Following a conversation with a producer who said to her, in all seriousness, that women’s voices were only really for films on “gynaecology, how to be a Mummy and wash day”. She felt he and many […]