Gearhouse Broadcast appoints Thea Finch as Lead Production Manager
Thea brings over a decade of industry experience in all areas of production, including host broadcast, studio, magazine, highlights, OTT and branded content programming. She joins Gearhouse from DAZN Group where, as Production Manager, she worked on numerous high-profile jobs, including Premiership Rugby. Prior to this Thea worked as a Production Coordinator for the BBC Football League Show at IMG, and Sunset + Vine where she was part of the team that launched BT Sport’s Premier League coverage. Thea’s career started in 2008 at Input Media, one of Europe’s leading sports production companies and a fellow subsidiary or Gravity Media Group. There she trained as a Production Coordinator on Input’s long running contracts with Chelsea TV and UEFA.
Of her new role, Thea said: “I’m passionate about delivering top-quality major sports and entertainment productions to the highest standard, so I’m thrilled to be stepping into this role at Gearhouse, known for its work on the likes of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and The X Factor. Having started my production career at Input Media, I’m excited to join another Gravity Media Group company, and look forward to helping them continue to push the boundaries to deliver more efficiencies and greater creative freedom to customers.”
Ed Tischler, Managing Director at Gearhouse Broadcast (UK) said: “The experience in this field that Thea brings to Gearhouse is invaluable. She has a proven track record of delivering complex projects to the highest standard and has the right ‘can do’ attitude to fit in well within the team.”
About Gravity Media Group
Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We operate across three core brands - Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media – and serve our clients internationally from our facilities in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.
Gearhouse Broadcast is a market leader in broadcast services and specialises in broadcast equipment rental, project solutions and systems integration. It offers huge experience and a proven track record in delivering major sporting and entertainment events. See www.gearhousebroadcast.com
Hyperactive Broadcast is a leading provider of dry hire cutting rooms, visual effects tools and production space for feature films and TV dramas. With a background in integrated Avid and EVS workflows, its engineers are trusted by the best names in the industry. See www.hyperactivebroadcast.com
Input Media is a premier sports production company, with blue-chip clients around the world. It employs a talented team of producers, directors and editors dedicated to producing creative and engaging programming and digital content for a wide variety of clients. See www.inputmedia.tv