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Mr Greg Robson, BA

Communications Support Administrator in the Department of Physics

Contact Mr Greg Robson (email at greg.robson@durham.ac.uk)

Communications Support

Email: physics.comms@durham.ac.uk

Responsibilities within department

  • Supervisor of the Communications Support team.

Personal Statement

I originally trained as a graphic designer before spending several years travelling and pursuing musical interests. I then returned to University to study film and media. My main interest was documentary film, from which some of my films were considered for film festivals and I was fortunate enough to have one of my films nominated for a regional RTS (Royal television society) award.

 

After completing my degree I worked for the NRFTA (Northern Region Film and Television Archive) at Teesside University, as a film technician. My main duties were digital preservation and restoration, collection management, environmental monitoring, and maintenance of legacy format video and film equipment.

 

Alongside my role at the NRFTA I worked for Aframe Media Services Ltd, and helped with the preproduction work for programmes such as Worlds Toughest Trucker (Channel 5) and The Manor Reborn (BBC).

 

In March 2012 I came to Durham University on a fixed term contract as Audio Visual Supervisor. In June 2012 I took up the permanent position of Communications Support Administrator for the Department of Physics.

 

For more information about Communications Support services please follow the link https://www.dur.ac.uk/physics/internal/av/

Qualifications

  • Ba Hons First class in Media Production TV and Radio
  • BTEC in Graphic Design
  • GNVQ in Music Production
  • ILM 3 in Leadership and Management
  • FOCUS International qualification in Archives and Film preservation

Technical Skills

  • Video production
  • Photography
  • Reprographics
  • Graphic Design
  • Web design