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WORLD NEWS Media training courses at MediaCityUK I ntegrated agency, Vibe, has partnered with multi-award winning journalist and producer, David Nolan, to deliver unique media training packages and give clients access to the University of Salford’s state-of-the-art studio facilities at MediaCityUK for real-life broadcast training. With 30 years of experience working across newspaper, magazine, radio and television, David has been involved in all aspects of the media industry. As a trainer, he has worked with presenters and journalists for ITV News, BBC Sport, BBC Breakfast and CBBC, as well as government departments, public authorities and major private companies. Vibe’s media training service will give realistic and up-to- date insights into broadcast interviewing, recording and fi lming techniques, advising on how to effectively relay key positive messages and information in a pressured environment. The full-day course aims to de-mystify the interview and broadcast process, giving professionals attending the session the inside knowledge to allow them to take control of interview situations. www.mediacityuk.co.uk Technical services expansion H HB Communications Ltd. has further strengthened its Technical Services Department with the appointment of Mike Rigby to the role of Technical Sales Support Engineer. Mike was previously the Technical Manager at Technical Earth, where he managed the sales, installation and upgrades of recording facilities and venues and specialised in Avid Pro Tools systems. He also studied audio technology and acoustics at the University of Salford. Mikes experience reinforces HHB’s renowned Technical Services Team, as he joins them in providing unparalleled services, including product confi guration and installation, after-sales support, repairs and training for Pro Tools and other MAC and PC based DAWs. Having recently passed the PT400 course, he is now a qualifi ed Avid Certifi ed Support Representative. www.hhb.co.uk TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 85 JANUARY 2014 | 27