Advanced Television


Jon Snow to be honoured at BPG Awards lunch

The journalist and broadcaster, Jon Snow, is to be honoured later this week at the 48th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, chosen by journalists who write about television, streaming and audio, sponsored by YouTube. On March 25th, he will receive the Harvey Lee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting at the awards lunch at The […]

March 23, 2022

Neil to front politics show for C4

Journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil is set to return to a regular TV gig with a new current affairs show on Channel 4 starting in May. Neil, who left the GB News channel he helped to set-up after just a few days, will examine the biggest events of the moment and feature interviews with politicians […]

February 21, 2022

ITV selects NEP Connect for news gathering

ITV, has selected NEP Connect to provide its news gathering vehicles for Regional and National ITV News coverage. The five-year, multi-million-pound deal will see NEP Connect supply ITV News with a fleet of eco-friendly, plug-in hybrid vehicles, equipped with interior electronic systems powered by battery, reversing the need for a petrol or diesel generator. These […]

February 3, 2022

Channel 5 commissions Jeremy Vine Extra from ITN Productions

Channel 5 has announced the launch of Jeremy Vine Extra – extending the successful Jeremy V​ine daily show with even more debate and discussion. Launching on January 19th, the hour-long Jeremy Vine Extra will follow the main programme at 11.15am every day. Produced by ITN Productions and hosted by Storm Huntley, it will continue the […]

January 17, 2022

Beyond Rights sails into 2022 with Costa Concordia doc deals

In the week that commemorates ten years since one of the worst maritime disasters in living memory, Beyond Rights announces that it has licensed ITN Productions’ two-hour investigative documentary, The Costa Concordia: Why She Sank, to several international broadcasters. In Europe, initial deals have been struck with TF1 in France, Discovery in Italy, TV2 in […]

January 11, 2022

Turness appointed CEO, BBC News and Current Affairs

The BBC has announced that Deborah Turness has been appointed as CEO, BBC News and Current Affairs. Turness will join the BBC from ITN, where she is CEO. Tim Davie, BBC Director-General, commented: “I’m delighted Deborah Turness is joining the BBC as our CEO for BBC News and Current Affairs. Deborah brings a wealth of […]

January 6, 2022

LoopMe launches PurchaseLoop Measurement

LoopMe, the outcomes-based platform, has announced the launch of its standalone measurement solution, PurchaseLoop Measurement, which provides real-time consumer brand lift measurement and analytics. Designed for agencies, brands and publishers to measure media effectiveness throughout the entirety of their campaigns, PurchaseLoop Measurement provides rich and robust brand lift analytics across media channels, including digital (mobile, […]

September 30, 2021

Roberts new ITN Director of Technology, Production & Innovation

Television production company ITN has announced that Jon Roberts has been appointed as its new Director of Technology, Production and Innovation. Roberts will join ITN’s Senior Leadership Team and will lead the technical strategy for the company, guiding the management and development of broadcast operations, technology, studios, media management and workflows. Roberts has extensive experience […]

September 24, 2021

ITN: “Status of Channel 4 should be preserved”

ITN has submitted its response to the government’s consultation into a change of ownership of Channel 4. Due to its unique position as the supplier of the channel’s independent news service, ITN saus it remains impartial on the ownership model of Channel 4. While recognising that audience habits are changing and broadcasters are adapting their […]

September 15, 2021

WideOrbit releases WO Traffic v21.0

WideOrbit, a specialist in broadcast TV and radio inventory and revenue workflow management, has announced the latest release of WO Traffic, the company’s ad sales and commercial operations platform. Providing a solid foundation from which 90+ per cent of US local TV and 50+ per cent of US radio broadcasters manage, execute, and scale ad […]

August 4, 2021