Commonwealth Games TV Bootcamp

Want to work in TV? Got a passion for sport? Or just buzzing for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Sunset+Vine, the leading sports television production company and Host Broadcaster of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, have partnered with Create Central, WMCA and Solihull College & University Centre to deliver their Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Host Broadcast Training Scheme (HBTI).

The HBTI will offer a series of training bootcamps targeting live TV skills and work experience placements on Sunset+Vine’s Broadcasts and Studio productions working towards an opportunity to work within the Host Broadcast team in a professional capacity at the Commonwealth Games.

Throughout the bootcamp, you’ll learn an essential overview of live television production, in particular sports broadcasting. You will: visit sports venues, learning how live sport is filmed and put together, work with community sports organisations to record events, learn how to log footage, the responsibilities of the different roles available on the games and take part in work experience with Sunset+Vine.

You will get then opportunity to apply for a role on the Commonwealth Games in a professional capacity, as part of the Host Broadcast production team in 2022. Games Time roles will include Content Creators, Media Managers, Camera Operators, Edit Assistants, Digital Clippers, Live Gallery PAs, Assistant Floor Managers and Technical Support Engineers across every discipline in television production. After the Games, the HBTI team will work with each candidate to de-brief their experience, provide CV clinics and industry contacts to use their experience to further their careers.

So, if you have a passion for sport, watching or playing, live events or television production, this is your chance to learn new skills and gain real life experience on one of the largest sporting events to come to our region.