Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

NEP Group issues response to COVID-19 pandemic

NEP chairman and chief executive Kevin Rabbitt has released a message on behalf of the broadcast solutions Group setting out its position and its next steps as the world continues to battle the coronavirus outbreak. He writes: “On behalf of our entire NEP Worldwide Network, let me start by saying that our hearts go out […]  More

BBC News sets out plans to keep audiences receiving accurate information

BBC News has outlined its initial plans for how it will continue to offer its audiences trusted and accurate news throughout the Coronavirus crisis. Director of News, Fran Unsworth, said: “These are unprecedented and difficult days. Trusted, accurate information is vital in a public health emergency and the BBC has a key role to play. […]  More

Crowd fund set up to support the freelance TV production community

Discovery Communications EVP, global head of broadcast technology and operations, Simon Farnsworth has contacted SVG Europe regarding a new initiative designed to help the freelance broadcast production community in the coming period. He writes: “As you know, we rely an awful lot on the freelance community for all our day-to-day business operations: in a certain […]  More

EHF and Infront score with Men’s Euro 2020 Handball digital strategy

The European Handball Federation (EHF) and its media and marketing partner Infront have announced a record increase in online engagement for the Men’s EHF Euro 2020, with a 90 per cent rise from previous tournaments. The EHF’s digital and social strategy, with the assistance of technology introduced by iX.co and Infront Lab, helped deliver match […]  More