Gearhouse Broadcast appoints Jo Adams as UK business development manager
Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has appointed Jo Adams as its new business development manager. Jo will work closely with managing director Ed Tischler to pursue new commercial opportunities across the projects, rental and systems integration divisions within the UK business.
Having been involved in the broadcast industry for the past 17 years, Jo has an impressive track record in bringing in new business. She has spent the past 11 years at NEP, working as client/commercial manager and more recently sales and new business manager. Before that she covered a range of roles at ITN over a six-year period including newsroom production coordinator, news desk assistant and sports desk production assistant. Jo is a member of Women in Film and TV and has served as a juror for its WFTV Awards for many years.
“With its established global presence, understanding of emerging technologies like remote production, 4K and IP, and close relationships with the leading manufacturers, Gearhouse delivers an unrivalled service to its customers,” said Jo. “This is why I’m so excited to have joined the team, and I look forward to helping content producers deliver more with their budgets.”
Ed Tischler, managing director of Gearhouse Broadcast UK added: “Jo has an impressive pedigree within the broadcast sector and will help us to reach new customers across our business. She joins at an exciting as we continue to enhance our service offering within the ever-changing media landscape.”
About Gearhouse Broadcast
Gearhouse Broadcast is one of the world’s leading and most innovative broadcast services providers. It supplies technical facilities, crew and services to capture the world’s most watched live and near live content from iconic events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics, to popular entertainment programmes such as The X Factor and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.
It delivers services including project solutions, outside broadcast, equipment rental, systems integration, RF, equipment sales and event communications to the world’s most respected broadcasters, production companies and rights holders. With offices in the UK, France, Australia, USA and Qatar - and a fleet of HD and 4K OB trucks in Australia and the US - Gearhouse Broadcast can meet the most complex broadcast requirements locally or on location anywhere in the world.
Through its reputation for reliability and the early adoption of emerging technologies such as 4K, IP and remote production, Gearhouse Broadcast has built up an enviable track record of providing cost-effective equipment, end-to-end solutions and support for all types of broadcast needs.
Its talented and dedicated staff are employed for their expertise and experience. They offer unparalleled product and industry understanding, small and large-scale project experience, technical know-how, consultancy skills, systems integration knowledge and advanced awareness of emerging trends.
Clients include some of the most highly respected broadcasters and programme makers in the world such as BBC, Sky, UEFA, Al Jazeera, ESPN, Host Broadcast Services, ZDF, Channel 9, Fox Sports, MTV Networks, Univision, The London Studios, IMG, ITV, ATP Media, France 3, Globecast and TF1.