James Poole has joined Televideo as the company’s new chief operating officer.
Poole has over 15 years of experience in the outside broadcasting industry and joins Televideo from Timeline Television where he was most recently senior commercial manager.
Based in Sheffield, Televideo operates a fleet of seven OB trucks and two satellite uplink vehicles. Its clients include Sky Sports, the BBC, BT Sport, Eurosport, Channel 5 and Viaplay.
Speaking about Poole’s appointment, Televideo managing director Paul Scivill said: “We are thrilled to welcome James to the ever-growing Televideo team. His experience and enthusiasm will strengthen our existing offering across the board to all our clients. As we continue to expand our fleet, personnel and our client experience, James is an integral part of this process. We look forward to the opportunities we can create now he is part of the Televideo team.”
Poole added: “I am delighted to be joining Televideo’s extremely talented team, especially during such an exciting period of change for the broadcast industry. As an independent UK-based company with a global outlook, Televideo is well placed to capitalise on a range of new growth opportunities and I am really looking forward to our journey over the next 6-18 months.
“My main goal is very simple: I want to ensure our focus stays on providing exceptional technical delivery and excellent customer service across everything we do. I am particularly looking forward to broadening the selection of OB work we undertake and to working with our customers that continually challenge us to innovate.”