The winners of the InBroadcast Editors' Awards 2014
were announced during this year's NAB show.
The Contributing Editors, many of whom were
out-and-about at the exhibition, examined the latest
and greatest technology advances on display.
This year's awards winners are:
GV STRATUS Cloud Playout
Grass Valley's Marketing Communications Manager David Cohen (left) and GV STRATUS Product Manager Ray Mann (right) accept the InBroadcast InNovation Award from (centre) Bryn Lister, International Business Development at InBroadcast. Read more...
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve v11
Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve Product Manager Peter Chamberlain (right) receives the InBroadcast InMEDIA Award from InBroadcast Publisher Phillip Izzard. Read more...
Panasonic VariCam HS
Panasonic's Senior Product Manager, P2, AVCCAM, Production Monitors, Steven L. Cooperman accepts the InBroadcast InFOCUS Award for the Panasonic VariCam HS. Read more...
Microsoft Skype TX
Microsoft's Principle PM Manager Simon Lucas (right) accepts the InBroadcast InTECH Award for Skype TX from InBroadcast Editor Steven Preston. Read more...
Cobham Nano HDTX
Cobham's Project Manager Max Zaja & Broadcast Systems Director Stuart Brown pick up the InBroadcast InGEAR Award for the Cobham Nano HDTX. Read more...
From the independent panel
An InBroadcast 2014 Editors' Award
Following the usual protracted discussions on the merits of the many possible contenders, our congratulations to all this year's winners - Steven Preston, Editor.
Jim Evans has been writing about the music and pro audio industries for longer than he cares to remember. Prior to becoming the first editor of Pro Sound News Europe, he was on the staff of Record Mirror and, later news editor of Music Week. Freelance since the mid-eighties, he continues to contribute to a number of leading pro audio periodicals. He is also online news editor for Lighting & Sound International.
Monica Heck is a bilingual freelance journalist and copywriter based in Dublin, Ireland and working internationally. She has been 'in tech' for nearly 15 years, in marketing before training as a journalist. Monica writes about broadcast, proAV and IT in print and online. Aside from technology, she loves reading and writing about business, art, science and music.
Kevin Hilton trained in radio journalism and worked as a reporter, technical operator, producer and presenter before moving into magazines. Since 1987, he has covered audio and general broadcast technology, working on a number of publications before going freelance in 1993. He continues to contribute to leading professional broadcast periodicals.
David Kirk joined the editorial staff of Hi-Fi News in the 1960s, becoming editor of the monthly magazine Tape Recorder which he developed into Studio Sound. In 1974 he founded Video, developing this into Broadcast Systems Engineering. He edited International Broadcast Engineer 1986-1999 before founding Stylus Media Consultants which specialises in broadcast-related technical writing and publicity.
Adrian Pennington is a journalist, editor and author with over 15 years' experience covering the production, business, and technology of film and TV. He is managing editor of The IBC Daily, editor of The IBC Executive and author of the Focal Press book 'Exploring 3D'.
Kieron Seth has been a valued voice in the industry for over 15 years. Working as television conference producer, video technology event director, new media marketing consultant, broadcast journalist and independent writer, his experience with the production chain is extensive. This has given him a real insight into today's technology workflows, commercial realities and the creative ambitions of the industry.
Andy Stout is a freelance journalist and editor who has been covering the global electronic entertainment and media for some of the world's leading publications and websites for over two decades. Based in the heart of rural England he also writes about music, science fiction, sport and more.