Over the course of his hugely impressive career, Rob has established a reputation as an innovator and pioneer of change in the broadcast industry – something that is borne out by his CV. He has been at the forefront of technological innovation in the UK broadcast market for the past two decades, working on practically every major British TV event, as well as many overseas ones.
Rob Newton has played a key role in introducing numerous ground-breaking technological advances to the industry, including designing the first HD outside broadcast truck to enter the UK market in 2001. He oversaw NEP UK’s move to HD for Premier League football coverage in 2004, as well as the step up to UHD in 2016 and remote production in 2019. And he was heavily involved in the adoption of HD for productions as diverse as news channels and popular reality TV shows.
A veteran of two Winter Olympics and four Olympic Games including London 2012, at which he oversaw technical delivery across several competition sites, Rob also pioneered NEP UK’s move to IP, designing and delivering five IP-based OB trucks. In 2018 he designed and implemented a modular IP flyaway solution consisting of 24 galleries connected to a fully redundant IP core for a major tennis event, which was the largest SMPTE ST2110-based solution of its kind in the world at the time.
Rob Newton’s role as Head of Technology covers a broad remit encompassing all major channels of ES Broadcast’s and sales business, in tandem with our other systems integration and broadcast equipment specialists. Bringing unrivalled broadcast experience to your project, he is a key resource from scoping through to delivery. Rob will help you identify cutting-edge broadcast technology that allows you to achieve your business goals not only now but also in the future. Leveraging his vast technical experience, he can design a best-of-breed system that truly delivers the workflow efficiencies, user focus and high-quality output your production demands.