The Collectv Appoints Fiona Shadbolt as Operational Coordinator

The Collectv, the Emmy award-winning broadcast solutions and workflows consultancy, today announced the appointment of Fiona Shadbolt as Operational Coordinator. With extensive experience in television and digital platforms, Fiona will coordinate operational movements on projects and take charge in dealing with The Collectv’s clients, scheduling equipment and crew, and all logistical movements.

With over fifteen years of experience in the media industry, Fiona joins The Collectv from Olympic Channel in Madrid, where she held the role of Planning Producer and oversaw the planning of global assignments for the daily content team and supported Senior Editors. Prior to this, she worked as Planning Manager and Coordinator at SNTV, where she arranged crews and logistics for sporting events such as the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championships and the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

Soraya Robertson, Commercial Director at The Collectv, said: “We are delighted that Fiona has joined us at a crucial point in our ongoing expansion. She brings a wide breadth of knowledge and experience from her work at Olympic Channel, and her expertise will boost our team’s ability to manage all manner of projects – from a single DIT with kit on location, through to large scale reality shows and sports events.”

Shadbolt added: “I am thrilled to be joining The Collectv as Operational Coordinator. There are many exciting projects coming up and I am looking forward to using my experience and expertise to help broaden and grow the business.”

The appointment of Fiona Shadbolt comes after The Collectv expanded its UK-based team at the end of 2020 by welcoming new engineers.

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About The Collectv


Established in 2014, The Collectv provides systems integration, training, media management and support for broadcast, outside broadcast and post production systems. In 2015 and 2017, the team were awarded Emmys for Outstanding Technical Team Remote at the Sochi Winter Olympics and the Rio Olympics as part of NBC’s team.


The Collectv works with the television and film industry elite, with experience spanning the likes of Sky Sports’ Darts events, the Netflix series Drive to Survive for Box to Box Films, as well as the Bidding Room and Love Bites for Ricochet. Also fixed rig shows such as Too Hot to Handle for Fremantle, 24 Hours in Police Custody for NEP and The Garden Productions, and studio shows such as Dancing on Ice for ITV and Sing On! for Hello Dolly.


The award-winning team have expanded their offering in 2020, with new office space in London and a growing team of like-minded professionals, combining broadcast, studio and post production expertise.


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