The Royal Television Society (RTS) has named BBC trainee broadcast engineer James Goodhand as the winner of its annual RTS Young Technologist Award.


Goodhand impressed the judges “with his great technical knowledge, ability to seek out opportunities to solve problems, and understanding of the needs of the user”. A physics graduate, Goodhand has completed placements with BBC Distribution, Newsgathering Location Facilities and International Bureaux Support. He also led a project for BBC News in which he devised and developed an inhouse Return Vision System.