Iain Betson

phone(s) 07932 103380 [mob2] - 07966 239391 [mob1] - Skype: Iain Betson
email info@avresilience.co.uk
freelance network Midlands
location Derby (centre of the country minutes from anywhere in the UK)
personal website http://www.avresilience.co.uk/
indie affiliation (if any)
preamble Television & radio studio installation and maintenance engineer. Skilled in quarter inch tape machine maintenance (most Studer models). Studio & OB rigging and operational experience. BBC operational trainer.
network radio experience Studio support, project builds, OB planning for BBC Radio 1 to 5L.

Proms rigging, 9 Lessons & Carols, Election Counts

The Bottom Line (radio version), Football commentary for 5L
network tv experience Support for BBC Breakfast, BBC Sport, sound recording for TV News.

Studio rigging: The Bottom Line (TV version)
other media Paid contributions to Audio Media & Resolution magazines.

Training instructor for BBC NCA Journalist Training dept (absorbed in to BBC College of Journalism)

Designed & built many TV and radio stations/studios notably Arsenal TV at the Emirates Stadium. Project Manager for studio systems integration company on the BBC NBH project.

Designed and installed KISS 100 and Magic 105.5 London for Bauer Media. Installed both main audio routers for BBC World Service at Bush House

Support for: British Library Sound Archive (reproducer equipment open reel, wire, cylinder players). The Royal College of Music studios.
equipment A variety of microphones, analogue mixer, recorders, associated hardware.
qualifications & background: BBC trained engineer (class of January 1987). GNVQ level 4 in training techniques, PRINCE 2 project management. PAT testing qualification.

12 years in BBC network and local radio & TV. Remaining time in commercial radio and TV. And independent production. Consultancy work for Star Radio Group, India.

Built radio and TV stations in Norway, Spain & Lebanon.