RTS Young Technologist

Apply to be RTS Young Technologist 2017 - deadline extended

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.

Apply for RTS Young Technologist Award 2016

IBC 2015

The aim of the award is to advance education in the science, practice, technology and art of television and its allied fields by enabling the award winner to attend the International Broadcasting Conference and Exhibition held annually in Amsterdam.

In addition this year, the winner will be invited to the RTS London Conference 2016, on Tuesday September 27th. The runner up receives the Coffey Award, a book of their choice.

Entries now open for the 2020 RTS Young Technologist of the Year award

The award, presented in memory of A.M Beresford-Cook, celebrates an outstanding technologist or engineer of the future and accepts submissions from individuals in the early stages of their career across broadcast or its related industries. The runner-up will receive the Coffey Award for Excellence in Technology.

Entries have been extended until the 23rd June 2020. Find out more about how to apply here.

RTS Young Technologist Award 2020

The awards, presented in memory of A.M Beresford-Cooke, were presented by Abadesi Osunsade, Founder and CEO of Hustle Crew and the Co-Host of the Techish Podcast, at an online ceremony.

Richards was chosen to receive the prestigious award by a panel of industry expert judges, chaired by Digital Media Consultant Terry Marsh.

Lawrence Card named RTS Young Technologist of the Year 2019

Lawrence Card (Credit: BBC Academy)

Card has spent the last two years on the BBC Broadcast Engineer Trainee graduate scheme, working towards his MSc in Broadcast Engineering.

During this time, Card has worked with the Radio Projects, World Service Distribution and Research and Development’s Immersive and Interactive content team.

Card is currently investigating how AI and machine learning can assist programme teams who require vision monitoring for his final project.

RTS Young Technologist 2019

The award aims to advance education in the science, practice, technology and art of television and its allied fields.

Lawrence Card, Broadcast Engineering Trainee at BBC, was chosen to receive the prestigious award by a panel of industry expert judges, chaired by Digital Media Consultant Terry Marsh.

Gareth Reid named RTS/Atos Young Technologist of the Year

Gareth Reid (Credit: Richard Kendal)

Reid, who graduated from the BBC Broadcast Engineering scheme after joining as an apprentice in 2013, receives an all-expenses paid trip to the broadcasting trade show, IBC, in Amsterdam this September.  

The young engineer was chosen to receive the award, which is sponsored by digital technology giant Atos, by a panel of industry judges, chaired by digital media consultant Terry Marsh. “It was a very strong field this year, however Gareth stood out immediately,” said Marsh.

Entries now open for RTS Young Technologist Of The Year award

David Lowen and Kathleen Gray (Credit: Richard Kendal)

Aimed at engineers in the early stages of a career in broadcasting or related industries, the award celebrates a new wave of talent making its mark on the industry.

The grand prize is an all-expenses paid trip to the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2018 exhibition and conference in Amsterdam; the world’s leading media, entertainment and technology show.

The runner-up will receive the Coffey Award for Excellence in Technology and a technical book of their choice.