Profile
A little bit about me and my background

Broadcaster

• MA (Hons) TV & Radio Production
• BA Media Management (Hons)
• H.Dip Radio(Distinction)
• Founder - Scouting Radio
• DMA Finalist
• SMA Winner

Technologist

• 2018 AV Technology Europe Awards Finalist
• 2017 AV Awards Finalist
• Avixa Certified Technology Specialist
• Certified Extron AV Associate
• Certified Clearone V.C Product Specialist
• A. Dip Web Design

Scouter

• Medal of Merit Recipient (BP Scouts)
• Gaisce Gold Recipient
• Woodbadge Holder (BP Scouts)
• Woodbadge Holder (Scouting Ireland)
Justin Dawson, MA, BA, CTS®

Justin Dawson, MA, BA, CTS®

Justin is an experienced Audiovisual technology and broadcasting specialist, with over 15 years experience in Audiovisual, videoconferencing and tech support. He is an active member of Avixa (formerly InfoComm International) the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association.

He is currently Supervisor in Audio Visual Aid in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems in University College Dublin. He is responsible for the installation and maintenance of Audio Visual equipment within the school, production of learning objective videos and technical support to faculty with video conferencing and webinar requirements.

Justin is the Founder and Station Manager of Scouting Radio, a 24 hour Internet Radio station for the Scout Movement broadcasting since 2005 and endorsed by the Baden-Powell Family. Scouting Radio provides the latest news and information on Scout events, local, national and global Jamborees. The station is available online, on demand and on Android devices.

Justin holds numerous certifications in both the Audiovisual and IT and Media Industry including

• Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) ISO/IEC 17024:2012
• Holder of MA (Hons) TV & Radio Production
• BA Media Management (Hons)
• H.Dip Radio(Distinction)
• Adv. Dip Web Design (Distinction)
• Certified Extron AV Associate
• Certified Clearone Video Conferencing Product Specialist

Justin has held various roles throughout his career from Broadcast Technician, Producer, Station Manager, IT Support and Senior Audio Visual Technologist.

After returning from the 2018 Integrated Systems Europe Event (ISE) he launched All Things TechIE , an Irish Podcast dedicated to Audio Visual and IT with his co-host Simon Lang.

2018 has been an incredibly successful year in AV for Justin. He has been Shortlisted in The AV Technology Europe Awards for the category "Emerging AV Professional of the Year" More recent he has been shortlisted in the category "AV Professional of the Year" in the 20th AV Awards in Grosvenor Park Hotel, London.

In 2017 Justin was a finalist in the AV Awards under the category of European CTS Holder of the Year. He is one of eight recognised CTS holders in Ireland.
Broadcaster

Broadcaster

Scouter

Scouter

CTS

Certified Technology Specialist

I'm always interested in discussing Media, Technology and Scouting