Jamie started his TV career as a transport coordinator at the BBC. After that he had several roles in the BBC including Head of Sourcing Production Resources and culminating as the Head of Production L2012 – responsible for the BBC’s multiplatform coverage of the Olympics, Paralympics and other key national events in 2012. Jamie lives in Chiswick in West London and has three children.
Jamie joined BT on 15th October 2012 as Chief Operating Officer to build the infrastructure, broadcast chain and operating model for the launch of their ground breaking TV service and the UK’s newest sports service, BT Sport. In August 2013 BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN all started broadcasting from the brand new purpose built studio facility on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Today, their 24-hour broadcasting across up to 13 channel outlets including Europe’s first dedicated 4k Sports channel to the home, covering Barclays Premier League Football, exclusive Champions League and Europa League, FA Cup, Moto GP, UFC and Aviva Premiership Rugby, comes from four expansive, industry-leading studios, a 160-strong audience holding area.
Studio highlights include:-
— Biggest TV studio in the UK
— Biggest LED-lit studio in the world
— 9 galleries
— 24 editing suites
— Production office for 300 people