Royal Television Society

NBCU boss Burke headlines RTS London

NBCUniversal boss Steve Burke will headline the Royal Television Society’s annual London conference later this year. Burke will tell delegates about NBCUniversal’s plans to take advantage of shifts in the content landscape and share his expectations for the future of the industry.  “We are delighted to welcome Steve Burke as our opening keynote,” said Theresa […]

RTS invests in bursaries for TV

The Royal Television Society (RTS) is investing a further £75,000 (€99,000) to support UK students as it launches its 2016 undergraduate bursary schemes. The RTS is offering 20 bursaries to students studying Television Production and Broadcast Journalism courses at accredited universities.  A further five technology bursaries aimed at encouraging talented students to consider a career […]

RTS names Craft & Design Awards winners

The UK Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners of this year’s RTS Craft & Design Awards, including a new Director’s category. The award for Director – Fiction went to Julian Farino for BBC Two’s Marvellous, while Director – Non-Fiction went to Colette Camden for BBC Four’s What Do Artists Do All Day? Sue […]

RTS unveils awards shortlist

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the shortlist for its RTS Craft & Design Awards 2014-15. The awards cover 27 categories, recognizing skills in programme production, with three awards also presented at the Jury chairs’ discretion. Cilla, The Eichmann Show, Fortitude, The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, Pets – Wild At Heart and Wolf Hall […]

RTS announces bursary winners

The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has  announced the 25 recipients of its 2015 undergraduate bursaries. The RTS has this year invested £75,000 (€67,000) in two schemes – offering 20 bursaries for TV production and broadcast journalism students and, for the first time, five bursaries for computing and engineering undergraduates. The bursaries aim to widen […]

Tony Hall to chair RTS 2015 convention

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has unveiled the line-up for its 2015 convention, with the title Happy Valley or House of Cards: Television 2020 – the Challenges for Content, Creativity and Business Models. The event, which runs from September 16-18, will be sponsored by the BBC and chaired by BBC director-general Tony Hall. The opening […]

RTS opens submissions for young technologist award

The Royal Television Society has now opened entries for the RTS Young Technologist Award 2015. The award is open to anyone with less than three years’ experience working within the technical side of broadcasting or its related industries. “With the rise of on-demand services, communication and technology is more important to television than ever before,” […]

RTS names Young Technologist

The UK Royal Television Society (RTS) has named BT graduate software engineer Bobby Moss as the winner of its Young Technologist Award 2014. Moss has worked on a number of web-based applications used to administrate the server infrastructure within BT’s TV unit, and he is currently working on a project to support the diagnostic work […]

Young technologist award winners named

With IBC looming, the UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) and the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) have separately named the winners of their respective awards for young technologists, prizes for which include financial support for attending the show.  Arqiva business manager Daniel Cherowbrier has been named winner of the RTS Young Technologist Award for […]