The winner of the annual Royal Television Society Young Technologist Award has been revealed.

The Studios, MediaCityUK senior broadcast engineer Matthew Tushingham scooped the award for his “passion and commitment”.

Tushingham graduated from Salford University with a BEng Video and Audio Engineering.

Chair of the RTS Young Technologist Award jury Terry Marsh said: “The RTS Young Technologist of the Year recognises the best talent in the UK technology industry and Matthew Tushingham is a shining example of this.

“We were particularly impressed by his passion and commitment to the team, liaising effortlessly between broadcast engineering, digital production workflows and producers.

“His diverse experience, from working on the live Coronation Street broadcast to taking the lead on a major new project for CBeebies and CBBC, was inspiring and we are delighted to award Matthew this title.”

The purpose of the award is to advance education in the science, practice, technology and art of television.

The judging panel included IABM director of business development and technology John Ive, director of education and research at EngineeringUK Anil Kumar and BBC head of enterprise architecture Oliver Gardiner.