With 35 years experience broadcasting with clients such as Sky Sports, Formula One, Channel Nine (Australia), the BBC and ITV, Kevin Magee is a seasoned television producer and director. If it has a ball, bat, wheels or gloves in it, chances are that Kevin has been part of a broadcast team that has brought it to you over the years. Kevin leads the Webcast Sport team and is committed to making webcasting a way to the audience for sports and federations that until now have not had the right fit for the major broadcasters.
Simon Brooke is a multi-camera television director with a wide experience of live outside broadcast and studio production. With a career beginning in Australian network television in the early 1980’s and continuing in his native Britain from 2000, he has directed programmes ranging from light entertainment, news & current affairs and all manner of sports.
Sports productions include Olympic and Commonwealth Games, grand slam & ATP tennis, football, cricket, showjumping, darts and basketball. And that’s just the start!
With the ability to keep things in perspective under pressure and maintain a sense of humour, Simon enjoys an extensive variety of work. He became a freelance director through choice not circumstance, is used to and welcomes the challenge of creating different formats for new productions, or adapting to clients’ requirements of an already established programme.
Former MD at Newsquest Media Group (2006-2015 – National sales), and Newsquest Direct Marketing (2012-2015), 17 years at The Telegraph Group Ltd (1986 – 2003) latterly as Group Sales Director, leading award winning sales operation, responsible for 200 fte’s and £200m revenue, and the launch of numerous innovative publishing ventures. Experience in digital commercial development and innovation, in all previous roles.