Broadcast Sport Awards
Markela Deverikou

Markela Deverikou

NEP Group

Guarantee Broadcast Engineer

Markela Deverikou is a guarantee broadcast engineer currently working in the broadcast industry for NEP UK. Markela graduated from University of Surrey in 2011 with a first class honours degree (BEng) in Electronic Engineering in Audio Media Engineering. Her career began when she joined a small Outside Broadcast company, Race tech. She took her first steps as a trainee broadcast engineer, working across vision, sound and RF fields.

Markela then quickly progressed to guaranteeing OB trucks, covering events such as Royal Ascot and Epsom Derby. In 2017 she joined NEP’s vision department and has been working primarily on fly-pack systems in a wide range of projects from The Beijing Winter Olympics to various reality shows, like ITV’s Love Island and Netflix’s Too Hot To Handle. She can still occasionally be found on OB trucks at various sporting events and light entertainment shows. Markela is an advocate for diversity and inclusivity.

She has been a Rise mentor helping young people interested in a career in the broadcast industry and in turn supporting the industry with potential new talent. She’s an astronomy enthusiast, enjoys live music, exploring new places and practising yoga.


  • "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 ability to network with the broadcast community."
    Nev Appleton
    Co-Founder, MOOV Ltd
  • “An incredible first ever Broadcast Sports Awards! The awards reunited the sports production and sports broadcast industries, to celebrate the fact that despite its many challenges, it had produced such outstanding broadcast sports moments. It was also an opportunity to bring together clients, colleagues, and talent to be a part of these celebrations.”
    Marie Ellis
    Head of Marketing, NEP UK
  • ‘’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 and look forward to year ahead with old faces and new friends was fantastic and we’re looking forward to going again in 2022’’
    Edward Fleet
    Sales Manager UK & Northern Europe, Stats Perform