RTS Young Technologist Award

Matthew Tushingham (left)


The RTS Young Technologist Award is open to an early career engineer in the broadcast or related industries. It was established by the Royal Television Society with funds received from the family of A.M. Beresford-Cooke, who was a distinguished engineer who contributed much to the development of British broadcasting technology through his work on towers and masts for VHF and UHF transmission.   

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The purpose 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.

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                                                                                                                            Previous winner: Daniel Cherowbrier, Business Manager, Arqiva

Requirement overview

The Award-winner will be required to write a report or presentation within 3 months of attending IBC setting out how the visit has helped to achieve its purpose of advancing education in the science, practice, technology or art of television or its allied fields.

The judges will be looking for an application that demonstrates:

  • How the receipt of the Award will enhance the applicant’s understanding of the role of technology in television and related fields
  • How the applicant proposes to share this enhanced understanding with others, both within RTS and beyond.


The prize 

The prize is a full conference place at IBC, together with costs of travel to IBC and accommodation for the duration of the conference.


Application process

In the application the candidate must prepare a realistic plan for attendance at IBC to demonstrate how he or she will make best use of the opportunity. 

Click here to apply for Young Technologist Award 2015