24 April 2015
So here that idea is. Anshie Patel works at (deep breath) ‘The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology’. And… breathe out. Or just say IMarEST! The Institute is a force for good, keeping the seafaring world up to date on – well, marine engineering, science and technology across the globe. Anshie is Marketing and Communications Executive at IMarEST, and with an eye out for a presenter for a film linking the five we’re going to make about seafarers in training, Seafarers UK thought she would fit the bill. And she does. The picture is from her screen test, which I can honestly say was just about flawless. She also passed the nit-pick test, as I made her retake… and retake… and retake again… but she kept her nerve and delivered. And all on her first time front of camera. Neat!
Rob is a TV producer, reporter and camera operator with 30 years’ experience at the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN, in news, factual and documentary production. He is a four times award winner, whose awards include a coveted Royal Television Society award for his work on Channel 4 News. His association with The Maritime Foundation goes back to 1995, when he won the first Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award for a series of reports that led to a major documentary on the loss of the bulk carrier Derbyshire.
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