NaSTA Alumni - Board of Trustees

Meet the trustees:

Daniel Orton – Chair

Daniel was a member of XTV (Exeter) from 2009 – 2012, eventually becoming Station Manager (2011-2012). He worked for a few production companies in junior production roles after graduating before taking on a job as a video producer at Bauer Media. He is now the Video Editor for the London Evening Standard. He also produces London Film Club, a weekly film review programme, for London Live.

Leah Blackaby- Social & Marketing Coordinator

Leah was a member of FuseTV (Manchester) from 2010-2013, becoming Station Manager (2012-2013). She was NaSTA Regional Officer for North England for 2013-2014 and has organised two regional conferences. She now works for Sky Media and has recently co-produced her first film with Alt Angle Films. 

Emma Bew- Secretary

Emma was a member of YSTV from 2010 - 2013, and was also Association Chair of NaSTA for the year 2013/14. After a couple of years working in Production on various factual shows, she is now working at the BBC Academy.

Rob Sumner and Julian Waller- Web Officers

Rob was a member of Guild TV from 2012-15, holding the position of Station Manager for 2 years. He then joined NaSTA as the Technical Officer for the year 14/15, and is now working as an Outside Broadcast Engineer for Cloudless.

Julian was a member of Guild TV (Birmingham) from 2011 - 2015, with the position of Head of Tech for 3 years. He is now a full-time software developer, but still gets involved in Student TV or freelance live video when possible.