Director of Technical Operations
John joined Input Media in 2001 as a VTR Operator and then moved into Engineering as Junior Engineer. After a brief period at Sky’s Digital Platform Operations and Digital Support Group during 2004, he rejoined Input Media as an Engineer.
John is integral to Input Media’s technical operations and projects, and his expertise in sports production logistics and current technology solutions plays a major role in Input Media’s fast turnaround file-based workflows. He is fully involved in the technical provision and delivery of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League match night and highlights operations, which involve turnaround and playout of up to 24 games on the night.
He is also responsible for delivering Input Media’s FA Cup International production, and was involved in the design and delivery of the world feed production for the French Open Tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, and most recently for the successful delivery of Input Media Africa’s broadcast facilities in Cape Town for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.