Television

TV Studio

Simon is currently working as a Supervisory Studio Engineer at BBC Studioworks.  Based at the legendary Television Centre, Simon helps some of the biggest shows on UK Television make it to air – ensuring millions of viewers are able to enjoy their favourites without interruption.

BBC Studioworks is a commercial subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation and provides studio and post-production facilities for all UK broadcasters.

Before joining the BBC, Simon carried out a similar role at ITV London Studios (TLS).

Simon has worked on high profile Light Entertainment shows such as Saturday Night Takeaway, Graham Norton, Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News For You, The Last Leg and Alan Carr’s Chatty Man.

Simon is fluent in popular broadcast systems from manufacturers including EVS, Calrec, Sony, Avid, Riedel, and Trilogy. He is Avid ACSR qualified.

As well as engineering, Simon is also a competent operator, having started his TV career in a muti-skilled environment and is able to step into Vision Engineering, Sound mixing and camera operating roles with ease.

Prior to joining the London Studios, Simon worked for ITV Meridian as the engineer solely responsible for regional news in the South of England.

Simon designed the complex transmission switching for ITV Meridian which allows them to route multiple regional news programmes to different transmitters at a touch of a button.

See the nomination video that won Simon an ITV News award for technical contribution:


Awards & Recognitions

2014RTS (South) Technical Achievement
ITV News Awards Gold - Technical Achievement
2013RTS (South) Technical Achievement
2012RTS (South) Technical Achievement

Shows

Saturday Night Takeaway (Mitre for ITV)
The Graham Norton Show (So Television for BBC)
Have I Got News For You (Hat Trick for BBC)
Strictly Come Dancing
The Voice
Jonathan Ross
The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan
Pointless (Endemol Shine for BBC)
Catchphrase
The Last Leg
Alan Carr’s Chatty Man
The Big Fat Quiz
The Chase
Celebrity Juice
Bake Off - An Extra Slice
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
The Chris and Rosie Ramsey Show
The Brits Are Coming
Blind Date
Peston
The Martin Lewis Money Show
Sunday Brunch
This Time Next Year
Rob Beckett’s Smart TV
I Literally Just Told You
A League Of Their Own
ITV Daytime (Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, Loose Women, This Morning)
The Agenda
Don’t Ask Me Ask Britain
ITV Sport
Skavlan
Strictly It Takes Two
ITV Meridian Tonight