Gloucestershire, UK - Aug 13, 2013 - The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) announced the winners of the 2013 IABM Engineering Student Awards. Presented to 10 students, the IABM-sponsored awards program recognizes high-achieving college students in the fields of broadcast engineering or media technology and offers each winner full financial support for attendance at IBC2013, Sept. 12-17 in Amsterdam.
The winners of the 2013 IABM Engineering Student Awards are Zoe Wyeth of the University of Salford, Julian Theis of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Adam Plowden and Amy Tinker of Kingston University, Pierre Hamme-Gerome and Antonin Morel of the Université de Valenciennes, Kathryn Savage of Southampton Solent University, Lennard Bredenkamp of HTWK Leipzig, and Evgenii Smirnov and Anna Nikolaeva of St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television. Each award winner will receive funding to cover travel, accommodation, and daily expenses for a five-day trip to Amsterdam and registration to attend the IBC2013 conference and exhibition.
The IABM Engineering Student Awards are part of the IABM's global training initiative, a growing and evolving program that was created to help increase the industry's available pool of skilled broadcast engineers and technical staff. The awards program is open to any student undertaking a full-time course of study directly related to broadcast engineering and media technology. This year's winners were selected based on a 500-word essay explaining how the student would be able to benefit from attending IBC2013.