Key staff members including Editor-in-Chief Adam Boulton and Director of Content Cristina Nicolotti Squires lift the lid on how Sky News covered the election through the night.
Education & Training
Aimed at early career engineers in broadcasting or its related industries, the award celebrates the new talent making its mark on the industry.
The RTS Young Technologist of the Year Award is open to those working for fewer than five years within the technical side of broadcasting or its related industries.
Judges will look for applicants who can already demonstrate their contribution to their sector and who have a good overview of the industry as a whole.
A panel discussion on the different roles within the broadcast media sector and explore the varying career pathways.
Chair Carrie Wootten, Managing Director, RISE is joined by panellists Markela Deverikou, NEP, Sophia Hazari, Discovery, and Rosanna Prada, DAZN.
The team behind the world's longest running high-end TV drama, Silent Witness, discuss the making of the series, what roles are on offer for entry level talent and how they contribute to the success of the show.
Five access scheme graduates discuss their experiences on the schemes, top tips for applying and other opportunities available.
London might be a base for BBC News, Sky, ITV, Channel 4 and others, but around the country, dozens of regional newsrooms are producing award-winning news and current affairs for their local audiences. In this session, our expert panel discuss their careers and covering what’s going on outside of London.
David G. Croft, TV director and Head of Department for TV Entertainment at NFTS, holds a Q&A session about his work, the NFTS Directing and Producing Television Entertainment MA and what studying the course could do for your career.
The collaboration aims to increase diversity and nations and regions skills development as well as supporting small independent production companies.
At a time of intense global competition in the UK, the partnership across BBC Studios, BBC Film, BBC Scotland, BBC Wales, Children’s and Sport will aim to strengthen the BBC’s relationship with new and diverse talent.
The deal will offer 20 diverse students a scholarship scheme to support their studies, while reinforcing the off-screen diversity talent pipeline.
2019 sees the RTS offering more than double the number of bursaries compared to the number at launch in 2014.
This year, the list of eligible courses was substantially expanded and for the first time the RTS invited applications from students studying a ScreenSkills accredited higher national diploma. For 2019, 35 bursaries for Television Production and Broadcast Journalism students and eight bursaries for Technology students have been awarded.
My week starts the way it has done most Mondays for the past three years – sitting in a university library. There’s one big difference. At this time of year, there is a veil of calm. The underlying current of stress has dissipated. It’s a big change from the tensions of exam season a month ago.
Chairs stand unoccupied and academic books are tossed aside. I am finally on my last chapter. This one is entitled “The real world of television”.