Telegraph Hill picked up two awards at last night’s inaugral Broadcast TECH Young Talent Awards, with James Emtage winning in the Producer category and Geraint Abbott scooping the Editor award.

Broadcast TECH YTA

The awards honoured those under 30 who work with technology in the fields of production, post and delivery.

The ceremony took place at the Hospital Club and was hosted by BBC Click presenter LJ Rich.

Camera operator/grip

Sponsored by Panasonic

Winner: Robbie Pettigrew (Atlantic Productions)

Highly commended: Joe Willis (Freelance)


Sponsored by Ross

Winner: Duncan Parker (BBC Natural History Unit)

Highly commended: Paul Evans (Arqiva) and Lloyd Mattock (Twickenham Studios)


Sponsored by Quantel

Winner: Robert Bates (Sequence Post)

Highly commended: Jason Wallis (The Look)

Sound production

Winner: James ‘JJ’ Benson (Freelance)

Highly commended: Joe Harris (Freelance)

Sound Post

Winner: Nicholas Ashe (Molinare)

Highly commended: Caroline Robinson (Twofour Group) and Jay Price (Freelance)


Sponsored by The Hospital Club

Winner: James Emtage (Telegraph Hill)

Highly commended: Natalie Reid (Milk)


Sponsored by Production Base

Winner: Jack Whitney (5a Studios)

Highly commended: Mark Hills (Soho Square Studios)


Sponsored by Soho Editors

Winner: Geraint ‘Geggs’ Abbott (Telegraph Hill)

Highly commended: Richard Dudley (Sequence Post)


Winner: Jason Brown (Milk)

Highly commended: Dale Titterton (ITV News)

Women in technology

Sponsored by Ravensbourne

Winner: Helen Strous (LipSync Post)

Special achievement

Sponsored by Deluxe

Winner: Sarah Thornley (BSkyB)

Highly commended: sam Butler (Dock10)