The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has named the winner of its annual RTS Young Technologist Award.
Kathleen Gray, guarantee broadcast engineer at NEP UK Broadcast Services, was chosen to receive the award by a panel of judges chaired by Terry Marsh, Digital Media Consultant.
Gray graduated from Southampton Solent University before joining NEP UK Broadcast Services. She has been engineer in charge on some of NEP UK’s largest projects, including ITV’s Love Island. She was also involved in the installation and commissioning of four new UHD trucks and regularly takes the lead on Sky Sports UHD Premiership Football. Most recently she has headed-up the deployment of Host Broadcasting facilities at Wimbledon on behalf of the BBC.
Terry Marsh, chair of the RTS Young Technologist Award jury, said: “The RTS Young Technologist Award is important as it recognises outstanding technologists of the future, who are vital to the success of the industry. Kathleen impressed the jury with her swift career trajectory and her total commitment and dedication to delivering quality to production teams, who see her as a trusted and respected point of contact. Her dedication was also clear in her ability to be across every detail of her work whilst also seeing the bigger picture.”