MediaRoad SkillBytes

MediaRoad SkillBytes

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This podcast series looks at the changing skill sets and career paths in today’s media technology environment. This series is brought to you by MediaRoad, supporting the transformation of the European media sector by building an ecosystem for innovation. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 761412.


Rasha Hasbini - Lead, News Partnerships & Services for Eurovision News Events
Oct 7 • 9 min
Technical and editorial staff working on the frontline of news operations need to be able to react quickly to rapidly changing scenarios – often pushing themselves and their equipment to the limit in order to deliver reliable, high quality coverage. Rasha…
Renaud Schoonbroodt - Co-founder of On-Hertz
Sep 30 • 9 min
If you were to take a smartphone-savvy teenager into a radio studio, it’s likely that they would question why it needed so many buttons, faders and wires. The transition to IP presents an opportunity for broadcasters to look again at how radio is made. In…
Hugo Ortiz - IP Broadcast Coach at RTBF
Aug 25 • 8 min
The transition to IP workflows is allowing public service broadcasters to find efficiencies in delivering better content. In this episode of MediaRoad SkillByes, we meet Hugo Ortiz, who is an IP Broadcast Coach at RTBF in Belgium. Hugo believes that…
Gregg Young - Product Owner for Horizon 2020 projects at VRT
Jul 28 • 9 min
Virtual Reality is finding a home in the traditional broadcast environment - through workflows that aid set design and provide new ways of telling stories online. In this episode of MediaRoad SkillBytes we hear from Gregg Young, who works in the…
William Maunier – President of the Media, Entertainment and Arts sector of UNI Europa
Jun 23 • 9 min
As the broadcast industry embraces new technology, the traditional long-term career is disappearing – replaced by short-term contracts and freelance roles. Is it right for employers to turn to graduates fresh from university with relevant qualifications…
Richard Waghorn - Director of Transformation and Technology at RTÉ
May 26 • 9 min
In this episode of MediaRoad SkillBytes we meet RTÉ’s Director of Transformation and Technology and acting Director of Operations and Production Services. Richard Waghorn has enjoyed a varied career - starting in the BBC and commercial radio in the UK.…
Katharina Giesen - Head of Metadata at Bayerischer Rundfunk
Apr 28 • 9 min
How does a formal education in classical archeology lead to a role as Head of Metadata at Bayerischer Rundfunk? In this episode we meet Katharina Giesen, who started her career at a time when German public service broadcasting was developing its online…
Dr. Yioula Kyriacou - Head Of Engineering at CyBC
Mar 24 • 9 min
How does one of Europe’s smallest broadcasters maintain a technical edge with just a small team of busy engineers? In this podcast we meet Dr. Yioula Kyriacou, Head of Engineering for Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation. Yioula leads of team of broadcast and…
Judy King - Innovation Director at BBC Monitoring
Feb 24 • 9 min
In the second episode of MediaRoad SkillBytes we meet Judy King who is Innovation Director at BBC Monitoring, Judy heads up a small team bridging the gap between editorial and technology. She is now focusing on the challenge of combining automation and…
Léonard Bouchet - Head of Data & Archives at RTS
Jan 28 • 8 min
This is the first episode of our new podcast series, MediaRoad SkillBytes: where we’re exploring changing skillsets and career paths in today’s media technology environment. Our first guest is Léonard Bouchet - head of Data and Archives at the French…