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outside sports broadcast of a University sports event. The purpose will be to showcase the range of television programming delivered by the students who run the CCI Channel, using the vast industry standard equipment and facilities available to Television & Broadcasting students. This will feature a live studio, a multicamera outside broadcast, live commentary as well as on screen graphics. Producing a multi-camera live outside broadcast is no easy feat. The most important aspect of the production will be the most difficult. Not only are you outside, which presents challenges with the amount of variables involved, but there are extremely important pieces of equipment required in order to make it happen. Fortunately the University of Portsmouth has acquired a brand new MiniCaster Satellite Uplink unit that enables us to broadcast live to the CCI Channel from any location, thus ultimately, allowing us to take this type of project on. Thinking back to my first year studying Television & Broadcasting at the University of Portsmouth, it was unimaginable to me that a project of this level could be pulled off live, let alone even be considered. Both the course and the students have grown. Two years of somewhat intense learning has, I believe, formed promising, reliable and determined individuals who are passionate about television. The first two years of in depth studying and hard work has 1 really started PM to pay TV BAY-HALF-PAGE-TESTOR-LITE-girl-OL.ai 4/22/2014 1:24:07 off. And the fact that course tutors trust us with projects of this magnitude means that we, as students grow in confidence. For me, being able to head up this production is really exciting. Taking on live sports broadcast is going to be a massive learning curve, but I can’t wait to dive in as ultimately, I’m certain I will enjoy the experience. KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 95 NOVEMBER 2014 | 49 TV-BAY095NOV14.indd 49 06/11/2014 13:05