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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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]