Tracy Robertson

Racks Engineer,Vision Control,Vision Engineer

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

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Profile

With many years’ experience working in a studio environment, in OB trucks for SIS, SKY, Telegenic, 021 and CTV and rigging & operating fly-away kits for Multi Camera Solutions - Tracy has been freelance since 2004.

She works on a broad spectrum of programming including live football & rugby matches, Olympics and other OB based programmes including Got To Dance and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, as well as studio programmes in the form of Alan Carr Show, X Factor alongside childrens programmes in Mister Maker.

Selected Credits

Dancing On IceEntertainmentTelegenicVision Engineer
X-Factor EntertainmentFreemantle Vision Engineer
John Bishop
In Conversation With...
Chat ShowThe Hospital Club
for W
Vision Engineer
Michael McIntryre's
Big Show
ComedyNEP Visions
for BBC One
Vision Engineer
Dawn French LIVEComedyCTV OBVision Engineer
The PromsMusicNEP Visions
for BBC
Vision Engineer
Battle of Somme:
Centenary 2016
EventsNEP Visions
for BBC
Vision Engineer
VARIOUSLight EntertainmentThe Hospital ClubVision Engineer
Incl: The John Bishop Show
Alan Davies As Yet Untitled...
Xtra Factor
Royal AscotSportNEP Visions
for Sky Sports
Vision Engineer
Touring CarsSportSky SportsVision Engineer
FA CUPSportNEP Visions
for Sky Sports
Vision Engineer
Arsenal TV
& Chelsea TV
SportInput MediaVision Engineer
Premier LeagueSportNEP Visions
for Sky Sports
Vision Engineer
The OpenSportCTV for
Sky Sports
Vision Engineer
Capital Cup FootballSportCloudbass
for LFTV
Vision Engineer
Liverpool vs Man City OB at Wembley Stadium
Alan Carr: Chatty ManChat ShowChannel 4Vision Engineer
Strictly Come Dancing (Takes Two) EntertainmentTelegenic OBVision Engineer
Mister Maker ChildrensBBC Vision Engineer
TennisSportTimeline/BT SportVision Engineer
Celebrity JuicePanel ShowITVVision Engineer
ParalympicsSportIMGVision Engineer
Formula ESportITVVision Engineer
England RugbySportTelegenicVision Control
The ChaseQuiz / Game ShowITVVision Control
Europa LeagueSportBT SportVision Engineer
Champions League FootballSportSkyVision Engineer
Got To DanceEntertainmentCTV OBVision Control
Lorraine DaytimeITVVision Engineer
Virtually FamousEntertainmentChannel 4Vision Engineer
Loose WomenDaytimeITVVision Engineer
Moto GPSportBT SportVision Engineer
Weekend KitchenFoodChannel 4Vision Control
TumbleEntertainmentBBCVision Control
Big Stars Little StarEntertainmentITVVision Control
Would I Lie to You?Panel ShowBBC1Vision Engineer
PerfectionQuiz / Game ShowBBC1Vision Engineer
BBC Comic ReliefEntertainmentBBC1Vision Engineer
Hairy BikersFoodBBCVision Engineer
It'll Be Alright on the NightEntertainmentITVVision Engineer
Take Me OutEntertainmentITVVision Control
PointlessQuiz / Game ShowBBCVision Engineer
Graham NortonEntertainmentBBCVision Engineer
Mr MakerChildrensBBCVision Engineer
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?Quiz / Game ShowITVVision Engineer
The Apprentice: You're FiredEntertainmentBBCVision Engineer
Good Morning BritainDaytimeITVVision Control
This MorningDaytimeITVVision Engineer
Friday DownloadChildrensBBCVision Engineer
CatchphraseQuiz / Game ShowITVVision Engineer
African Cup of Nations - FootballSportITVVision Engineer
Sweat the Small StuffComedyBBC 3Vision Engineer
ParkinsonChat ShowITVVision Engineer
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night TakeawayEntertainmentITVVision Engineer
Paul O'GradyEntertainmentITVVision Engineer
National LotteryLiveITVVision Control
England's EurovisionEntertainmentITVVision Engineer
1 vs 100Quiz / Game ShowITVVision Engineer
T4MusicChannel 4Vision Engineer
Wife Swap - The AftermathReality TVE4Vision Engineer
Family FortunesQuiz / Game ShowITVVision Engineer
DuelEntertainmentITVVision Engineer
Saturday CooksFoodBBC1Vision Control
Soccer AidSportITV2Vision Engineer
World CuppaSportITVVision Engineer
Brazilian World CupSportBravoVision Engineer
Party Poker TournamentSportChannel 5 / BravoVision Control
Art Attack InternationalChildrensITV / DisneyVision Control

Equipment Used

All aspects of OB rigging, ‘cables, cameras, monitors, time-code generators’.
Installing extra RCP’s and MSU’s, waveform monitors and scopes where needed.
Base level maintenance
Assisting the Engineers/Tech Managers from rigging equipment and problem solving, through to plugging up and re-patching of  OB trucks and galleries and overseeing any technical requirements from the client.
Full comprehension of Grass Valley and Sony vision mixers, and DVE’s as well as VT Operation both on disk and SSD’s.
In-depth knowledge of Pix recorders.
Installing in-line equipment (Colour correctors, synchronisers, extra video DA’s etc).
Re-patching and re-plugging galleries.
Good fault finding skills.
Maintaining good working relationships with colleagues and customers in a pressurized atmosphere.
 

Additional Information

The Maidstone Studios
Vision Operator (1998 - 2004)                                 
Responsible for the technical requirements of any production that came to the studio, including overseeing the camera department, and looking after the needs of the freelance staff within the camera & lighting departments. Gained invaluable experience in the day to day running of the studio. Recognising the technical needs of the clients and order any technical equipment that was required, within a given budget. Once recording ensured the quality of their pictures, working with Sony’s 1500’s, Philips/Thomson LDK and Ikegami 388/466/P cameras. Very good understanding in the operation of Sony DVS Vision Mixers, and various DVEs Astons and Still stores.  True understanding of most equipment in a television studio, and therefore have a hands-on approach to all problems that may occur, both in the galleries and on the studio floor.

Meridian Broadcasting          
Technical Operator (1994 – 1998)                                    
Qualified as an editor, camera operator, VT operator, sound assistant and vision operator. Was taught to fully understand all the operations involved in a live studio programme from the researching and writing to live, recordings and post production.