Television

Simon is currently working as a Supervisory Studio Engineer at the BBC Studioworks.  Based at the legendary Television Centre, Simon helps some of the biggest shows on UK Television make it to air Рensuring 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 also supports other ITV teams including Daytime (Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, This Morning and Loose Women), ITV Creative, ITV Sport and TLS Post Production.

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

2014

RTS (South) Technical Achievement

ITV News Awards Gold – Technical Achievement

2013

RTS (South) Technical Achievement

2012

RTS (South) Technical Achievement

Shows

Saturday Night Takeaway (Mitre for ITV)

Pointless (Endemol Shine for BBC)

The Graham Norton Show (So Television for BBC)

This Time Next Year

Have I Got News For You (Hat Trick for BBC)

Jonathan Ross

Catchphrase

The Last Leg

Alan Carr's Chatty Man

Celebrity Juice

The Brits Are Coming

Blind Date

Peston On Sunday

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.