About -- Scotland

The RTS-Scotland centre serves the whole of Scotland, with the majority of our events held in Glasgow. The centre is aimed at providing informative and entertaining events and opportunities to meet with other people with an interest in the world of television. RTS Scotland hosts events all year round on a host of different topics, from our exciting new annual awards to the prestigious Campbell Swinton lectures, and other events which are relevant to Scotland, featuring Scottish production teams and programmes or tackling issues affecting television in Scotland. RTS Scotland offers a variety of membership opportunities, each with unique benefits. If you’re thinking about joining up why not come along to an event (link to events page) and see for yourself what the RTS Scotland has to offer you?

Membership Opportunities

It’s now the perfect time to join the RTS, or to renew your membership. Membership has many benefits.(link to membership benefits) Full members will receive a monthly copy of ‘Television’ magazine and members canalso use their RTS Scotland cards to receive discounts. Choose from Full Membership or Student options.

Application forms and further information are available from the RTS home page: www.rts.org.uk or contact James Wilson (See contact details below).

The Scottish Centre Committee

Chair
James Wilson
Tel 0141 566 4288
Email james.wilson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Hon Treasurer 
Allison McGavock
Tel 0141 568 7165
Email allison.mcgavock@trcmedia.org

Awards Chair
April Chamberlain (scotlandchairofjudges@rts.rg.uk)

Student Awards Chair
Henry Eagles (see below for contact details)

Secretary
James Wilson (as above)

Committee
Henry Eagles henryaeagles@aol.com
Bobby Hain bobby.hain@stv.tv
Donalda MacKinnon ( PA: Caroline Richardson caroline.richardson1@bbc.co.uk )
Paul Tucker paul.tucker@uws.ac.uk
Eric Joseph eric@mediaspec.ac.uk

Youtube Editor and Digital Archivist
Chris Flatman
christflatman@hotmail.com

What's Happening

09 Sep 2014

Bookings are now open for our flagship event of the year, held at Kings Place. With speakers including Chase Carey, President and COO of 21st Century Fox, JB Perrette, President, Discovery Networks International, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive, BSkyB, Tony Hall, Director-General of BBC, and Kirsty Wark, among other leading industry figures, the event is one not to be missed.

Entries are now invited for the 2013/2014 Craft and Design Awards which will be presented on Monday 1 December 2014 at the London Hilton on Park Lane, London W1K 1BE.

05 Aug 2014

An invitation to join the Wales Centre for our annual Welsh-language event. Ron Jones, Executive Chairman, Tinopolis, will be talking to Tim Hartley about the development of the company and about the host of interesting projects they have in the pipeline.

BBC director general Tony Hall today announced a “competition revolution” which will overhaul TV production at the corporation.

A morning of debate surrounding the future of the license fee. Speakers include Tony Hall; George Brock, Head of Journalism Department at City University; Lord Burns, Chairman of the Independent Panel on BBC Charter Review during 2004-5; James Purnell, Director of Strategy and Digital at the BBC.