On Christmas Day, broadcasters fight it out to secure the highest ratings for top shows like Eastenders and Coronation Street. Behind the scenes, broadcast engineers work day and night to keep your favourite shows on air.


“Technicians are a fundamental part of the maintenance and support activities that BBC Engineering provides”. – Huw Davies, Engineering Programme Manager, BBC New Talent Schemes

And on Christmas Day, if a news story breaks, technicians are there to provide vital support and troubleshooting for journalists and producers.

“There is nothing more rewarding than a career in public service broadcasting.” – Jahangir Shah, Apprentice Broadcast Engineer.

BBC Services reach around 308 million people each week across radio, TV and online. To find out more about becoming a broadcasting engineer, visit http://technicians.org.uk/jahangir.