BlackRook News

APRIL 2017
BlackRook and consortium partners Track Access and Spa Films win a three year contract as a chosen video producer for the UK’s Network Rail.
DECEMBER 2016
BlackRook is commissioned to produce an online video campaign across 2017 for the National Childbirth Trust. The first NCT film is delivered in January.
SEPTEMBER 2016
BlackRook Media launches online content channels for UK technology company Scan. The monthly flagship programme ‘The Scan Zone’ begins production at the company’s television studio in Bolton.
SEPTEMBER 2016
BlackRook provides week-long production support in Geneva, Switzerland for SIBOS – the world’s premier financial services event. SIBOS TV – daily live programming for delegates and stakeholders worldwide.
JULY 2016
Our BlackRook team delivers training to broadcast producers for ARISE News in Abuja – also turning around a Nigeria Today news special for the channel.
JUNE 2016
BlackRook provides production services with Brand Fuel for BuzzFeed & Facebook’s day-long EU Referendum Livestream. Remain and Leave leaders face a studio and online audience at Facebook’s London HQ.
MAY 2016:
BlackRook produces online video campaign and social media strategy for Hatton Garden jewellers Patrick Wyatt of London.
JANUARY 2016:
BlackRook Media joins the team deciding this year’s Royal Television Society Journalism Awards – providing a judge on the panel debating the winner of the Independent category
AUGUST 2015:
BlackRook Media joins with UK consortium partners invited to tender for provision of all of Network Rail’s audio visual needs until 2019
JULY 2015 :
BlackRook takes on senior management contracts to provide the Managing Editor and Executive Producers at Arise News in London
MAY 2015:
BlackRook Media partners with Millennium TV on international corporate productions
JANUARY 2015:
BlackRook Media begins its new seven-days-a-week Africa/Europe Peak Time and Breakfast Show schedule for Arise News (Sky 519) Freeview (136) – producing news, sports, current affairs and entertainment shows: This Day Live 0700-0900; Africa Wrap 1800-1900; World Briefing 1900-2100; The World 2100-2200; Global Sports Report 2230-2300 and on Saturday’s Showbiz Weekly 1100-1130.
NOVEMBER 2014:
BlackRook launches the entertainment programme Showbiz Weekly on Arise (Sky channel 519). Saturdays 1100 GMT
OCTOBER 2014:
BlackRook TV news and current affairs productions win three prizes at the 2014 International BEFFTA Awards: www.beffta.com
JUNE 2014:
BlackRook is commissioned to produce new series for ARISE News (Sky Channel 519): the hour-long, daily current affairs programme Africa Wrap (1800 GMT), the half-hour nightly World Cup Report and – from July – Global Sports Report (1730 GMT) PLUS World Briefing (0500 GMT – 0700 GMT)
MAY 2014:
BlackRook wins conference production contract with journalism.co.uk
APRIL 2014:
BlackRook is pleased to announce its nine month consultancy with the Archant media group in East Anglia. Video strategy, training and commercial counsel.
JANUARY 2014:
BlackRook production teams launch ARISE Newsnight programmes and the two-hour This Day Live breakfast show as part of a contract to provide nine hours of rolling news, seven days a week for ARISE News (Sky channel 519)
DECEMBER 2013:
BlackRook consultants’ Global Business Experiences films are completed for The London Business School
DECEMBER 2013:
BlackRook is commissioned to produce a conference video for the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy
AUGUST 2013:
Car manufacturer BMW chooses BlackRook to provide media training in England
JULY/AUGUST 2013:
Executive Producers from BlackRook launch new evening and weekend current affairs shows for ARISE Networks in London
JUNE 2013:
BlackRook wins contract to launch breakfast TV for ARISE Networks in Johannesburg, South Africa
JUNE 2013:
BlackRook Media provides presentation and production training for ARISE Networks’ breakfast TV presenter
MAY 2013:
BlackRook’s ‘Harlequin Game’ producers win contracts for corporate team building events with Sainsbury’s marketing company i2C involving more than 80 of its staff across eight locations in southern England
MAY 2013:
BlackRook begins documentary production for South east Asian PAY-TV platform ASTRO
APRIL 2013:
BlackRook Media in Las Vegas. See our film made for NAB ‘Pick Hit award winners deluxe mediacloud on the ‘BlackRook Corporate’ and ‘Contact Us’ pages of this website…

MARCH 2013:
BlackRook collaborates with international management strategists Xsequor on preparing business plans for the launch of pioneering new hardware and software for the broadcast industry

FEBRUARY 2013:
BlackRook Media launches its MovieMessage service

JANUARY 2013:
ARISE Networks launches new services on the BSkyB platform in the UK and Europe with the team recruited and coached by BlackRook Media

JANUARY 2013:
BlackRook Media’s Managing Director Alan Rook joins the Board of The Caxton Foundation as a Trustee of the health charity and as a communications adviser. To find out more about the charity’s work visit: www.caxtonfoundation.org
DECEMBER 2012:
BlackRook seals a media training partnership with Westminster-based iQ Studios

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Alan Rook has great multimedia experience and has worked for some of the biggest names in TV. I would certainly recommend him for knowledge, tenacity, and most of all the ability to engender trust with clients.

Neil Henderson Head of Communications, Mastercard (UK and Ireland)

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