Ilona Valent has been working in the broadcast industry since 2001, starting in production after completing associate degree courses in Literature and in Media Communication. Her interest in production technology then led to a BSc (Hons) degree in Outside Broadcast.
Ilona spent years in the industry designing, implementing and technical guarantee engineering various broadcast facilities, live studio programmes and world events - and became a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in 2015.
She joined the School of Media Arts and Technology as a part-time lecturer in 2017 and teaches Broadcast System Design, Video Systems and related subjects part-time whilst actively working in the industry as a systems engineer, providing consultancy and support to global broadcasters.
Ilona is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.