Gearhouse Broadcast appoints Ollie Bianchi as Lead Audio Engineer in the UK

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Gearhouse Broadcast, the Gravity Media-ownedsupplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has appointed Ollie Bianchi as its Lead Audio Engineer in the UK. Ollie will oversee the many audio projects that Gearhouse is involved in, which include primetime TV series like The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

During a career in the TV industry spanning more than 20 years, Ollie has been responsible for over 200 Formula 1 International Feed broadcasts, and covered events as diverse as the Winter Olympics, UEFA Champions League, Wimbledon tennis and the Iraq War. Having began his career at Formula One Management (FOM), Ollie moved to Sky as a studio sound supervisor, later returning to FOM as Principal Audio Engineer. He has spent the past four years working as a freelance audio engineer.

“I’m delighted to be moving to Gearhouse Broadcast to work with its talented UK audio team,” said Ollie, adding “the calibre of the projects they are involved in demonstrates how highly thought of they are within the industry. Gearhouse is renowned for being among the first to invest in the latest audio technology, and offers real value and innovation to its customers.”

Ed Tischler, Gravity Media UK’s Managing Director said: “Ollie has built a reputation over the years as one of the most reliable and versatile audio professionals out there, so we’re delighted that he’ll be joining our audio team. He has proven experience in large scale broadcast events and installation projects, and extensive knowledge when it comes the latest audio technology and trends.”

GEARHOUSE BROADCAST HAS BECOME GRAVITY MEDIA

On 31 October 2019, the four leading broadcast and production houses Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment owned by Gravity Media Group started trading under the brand name of ‘Gravity Media’. All Gravity Media companies around the world are making this transition and will now go to market as a single brand with a bold new look and purpose.

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Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We use the collective pull of our people and resources to capture, craft and create world-class content that inspires and excites.

We are driven by client service excellence, and we never stand still. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery.

Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, a force to be reckoned with formed by the coming together of Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment. Our 500 people serve clients across the sport, media, news and entertainment industries from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

At the centre of Gravity Media lie three broad categories of expertise: media services & facilitiesproduction & content; and equipment rental & sales.


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