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Marquis Broadcast Names New Associate(February 01, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-2-1--Marquis Broadcast, specialist in broadcast workflow studies and software solutions, has expanded its Consulting Practice with the appointment of Paul Kalwa. Kalwa joins Marquis immediately to develop the Companys range of services targeted at the evolving IPTV and regional broadcasting markets.
Well known in the industry having chaired the Local Independent Television Network (LiTN) for over 4 years, Kalwa has gained a wealth of experience in regional television operations and general management. Most recently, he held the position of managing director with satellite television channel, Pricebusters TV, where he was responsible for taking the channel to air. Previous to this, he was managing director of OB facilities company, Television Network Services. As a broadcast consultant, Kalwa has worked with regional television companies developing channels from start-up through to launch.
?We are delighted to welcome Paul to the Marquis team, said Granby Patrick, CEO, Marquis Broadcast. ?He has a thorough understanding of digital technology and the benefits it can bring to broadcasters. His extensive knowledge of channel management will be a great asset to us as we continue to take our workflow solutions further a field.
Marquis has been steadily increasing its consulting resources over the past twelve months in response to broadcasters continuing move to digital workflows. The Company has also enjoyed high levels of success with its Operal process analysis and Medway media highway products, as broadcasters consider the implications of integrating HD systems into their processes. At the end of last year, Marquis claimed a technology first by demonstrating Medways ability to create a seamless capture to playout HD workflow using systems from different manufacturers without the need for transcoding.
About Marquis Broadcast
Founded in 1999, Marquis is a leading specialist in the identification, design and implementation of new workflow practices and has been instrumental in the redesign of hundreds of television centres and newsrooms worldwide. Marquis is also a developer of project management and systems integration software that enable broadcasters and other users of digital media to achieve maximum efficiencies from their workflow processes. Marquis Consulting Practice has access to a team of highly skilled technology and management consultants who have held senior positions with major broadcasting and telecommunications companies. Areas of expertise include operations process, business continuity planning, executive management, digital terrestrial television, satellite communications, content encryption, automation, asset management and OB production. Although broadcasting continues to form Marquis core business, its software and services are designed for all IT-based processes. www.marquisbroadcast.com
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