Tag Archives : Outside Broadcast

Live from…100 feet underground

I spent most of yesterday working on a special BBC Radio Humberside outside broadcast from inside an underground nuclear bunker. RAF Holmpton is only a few miles up the road from me and is a fascinating place that only recently stopped being used by the MoD. Our OB involved miles of cable to link up our ‘base’ in the bunkers’…

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Covering the FA Cup Final

I’ve just returned from Wembley, working with BBC Radio Humberside on their coverage of Hull City in their first ever FA Cup Final. Whilst the day didn’t go the way of Hull City, the excitement of the final, the atmosphere provided by thousands of fans, and the glorious weather mean it was a great day in the capital anyway!    …

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The windy city…

I spent most of yesterday at ABP’s Port House in Hull, engineering two full-show outside broadcasts and waiting for the Prime Minister. It was all part of the coverage of a joint Siemens-ABP investment of over £300 million into building two wind turbine factories of the banks of the Humber. You can hear the highlights of the day below.  

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BBC Children in Need 2013

I’ve spent the last two days working with BBC Look North Hull on this years Children in Need event. The event, based at the Sirius Academy in Hull, included three opts during the main BBC One CiN programme, and a couple into Look North bulletins. I don’t think we used enough cables though…  

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