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Broadcast Sport Awards
Chris Brogden

Chris Brogden

Director of Content, Tinopolis & Managing Director, Mentorn Media

Chris joined Tinopolis as Director of Content in 2019.  He works with Tinopolis’ production companies in the UK and US to develop a strong transatlantic production strategy, maximizing opportunities in the international marketplace, with a particular focus on factual entertainment and entertainment programming.

As Managing Director of Mentorn, their programming slate includes blue light fan favourites Traffic Cops and Inside the Force: 24/7 as well as the current affairs flagship Question Time. Mentorn’s recent productions have also included the thought-provoking Discovery+ documentary Children of the Cult, as well as their series Council House Swap, which offers a new take on the subject of social housing. Mentorn, also located in Scotland, produces a variety of programming, from current affairs show Debate Night, to the factual entertainment series Sky High Club, for BBC Three.

Chris also works closely with Passion Distribution to drive third party formats acquisitions and promote deeper collaboration with the group’s US companies. Formerly Creative Director of Entertainment at Tinopolis, Chris was responsible for the development of entertainment formats across the portfolio.  He has served as Chief Creative Officer at Studio Ramsay, where he oversaw the launch of the US version of The F Word and ITV double, Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine and Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip. 

Chris has also an executively produced on shows including I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! for ITV, The Games for Channel 4, and Celebrity Big Brother for Endemol.



  • The Broadcast Sport Awards celebrate our industry, which captures moments that are shared and enjoyed by millions of people globally.
    NEP UK
  • It was so wonderful to see so many faces I have worked with over the last 28 years and to be reminded what a fun and creative industry we work in. The power of sport was evident last night but also the growth of equality in our business and opportunity for all.
    Gabby Logan
  • Congratulations Jake, Rich and all the team at Broadcast Sport for putting on such a stellar event. If ever there was evidence of a thriving, creative industry, it was all on show last night. You have already created a must-be-at event.
    Lawrence Duffy
    Aurora Media Worldwide
  • An incredible night in London with the who's who from the Sports Broadcast world. So many incredible projects, big names and ambitious companies in one room.
    Stu Thomson
    Founder, Cut Media
  • What a night, in a room full of the very best in my wonderful industry. It was a genuine honour to be shortlisted as sports presenter of the year, especially amongst such company.
    Orla Chennaoui
  • The impact this event has had in such a short period of time is truly remarkable and it was great seeing so many familiar faces and plenty of new ones!
    Sid Kohli
    Chief Executive, Decyfr Sport
  • Last year was fantastic and had a really great atmosphere that I thought would be hard to replicate let alone top! But you managed it. Hands down the best awards nights I’ve been to.
    Duncan East
    MD, Buzz16
  • There was so much talent in the room last night, it was electric & fantastic to catch up with our wonderful clients as well as new industry friends.
    Josephine Clark
    Commercial Director, Maidstone Studios
  • Definitely the best awards event I've been to, and I've been to a few! Felt more like a celebration party than an industry event so credit to you all.
    Gary Double
    Double Comms
  • The awards were incredible. Such a buzz in the room and so much fun was had by all.
    Ellie Walter
    ITN Productions
  • It’s absolutely fantastic for us to be sponsoring the Broadcast Sport Awards. What we get back from this is great exposure for the brand and the ability to network with the community.
    Nev Appleton
    Co-Founder, MOOV Ltd
  • It is rare to get such a good mix of sport industry professionals in the room from all corners of the market. The opportunity to share in the successes of the year... was fantastic!
    Edward Fleet
    Sales Manager UK & Northern Europe, Stats Perform
  • The awards reunited the sports production and broadcast industries to celebrate, despite many challenges, producing such outstanding sports moments...
    Marie Ellis
    Head of Marketing, NEP UK