Broadcast has appointed Jake Bickerton as its new technology and facilities editor.

Bickerton has spent the last decade at Televisual, where his roles have included technology editor, features editor, special projects editor, and content director of Televisual Creative.

In the latter role he created bespoke content, both written and video, for various technology clients including Samsung, Sony and Procam.

As technology and facilities editor for Broadcast Bickerton will also be responsible for editing the bi-monthly Broadcast TECH supplement. In addition, he will play a key role in developing the content stream of the Media Production Show and other technology-related events.

Broadcast editor Chris Curtis said: “Jake is an important appointment for Broadcast. He has excellent industry knowledge and contacts. We are looking forward to him joining the team.”

Bickerton will be attending the Media Production Show (13-14 June) on behalf of Broadcast, before formally starting work on Monday 26 June.