Martyn Hurd’s television career started at ATV in 1965. His roles were mainly within production and operations management across al programme genres. He retired as Director of Resources at ITN in 2003 where he managed their worldwide bureau network, all core editorial and technical resources and ITN’s HR strategy. He was part of the Executive Directors group and on the ITN Archive, ITN Factual and Euronews Boards. Martyn remains a Company Trustee of the ITN Pension Fund.
His involvement in the film and television industry continues through his consultancy company Martyn Hurd & Associates Limited. Through this company he runs training, consultation and outsourcing services for the Creative Industry sector.
Martyn is Company Secretary and Treasurer of the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC). He is also Company Secretary of GR Communications, a specialist public relations and communications company working within the financial services and pension industry. He is a Fellow and Past President of the BKSTS and a member of BAFTA and the RTS. Martyn is Deputy Chair of Ravensbourne’s Board of Governors.