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SMPTE Welcomes Grass Valley's T.J. Scott to its Prestigious Board of Governors

San Francisco, Calif., October 25, 2012Grass Valley® is proud to announce that T.J. Scott, Senior Account Executive for Grass Valley's Central Region/North America, has been elected to join the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Board of Governors as Governor representing the global standardization organization's Southern US Region.

This prestigious position provides Scott with the unique opportunity to interact with fellow members on key SMPTE initiatives and get personally involved in guiding activities within the society.

Scott will serve a two-year term, running from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.

"We are thrilled to have T.J. join the SMPTE board of governors, and look forward to benefitting from his insights and leadership," said Pete Ludé, President, SMPTE.

"I'm honored to represent Grass Valley at an organization that I have been a proud member of since 1985," said Scott. "The great work that SMPTE does influences broadcasters and other media companies on a global scale and is among the most important bodies within the industry. I plan to share my perspective for the good of the organization and I thank the membership for its overwhelming support."

Grass Valley fully supports Scott in his new position on the SMPTE Board of Governors, and has been a Sustaining Member of SMPTE since February, 1980.

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About The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)

The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, it spearheads multiple activities to advance moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, convened countless educational conferences, and developed more than 600 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines.

SMPTE members include motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students from around the world. To join the Society, please visit https://www.smpte.org/join.

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For more than 50 years, the Grass Valley name has been synonymous with innovation, leadership, and performance. Our full range of solutions and services is unmatched in the industry, leveraging the economies of scale of the IT industry with our proprietary core knowledge of media processing and storage. Grass Valley customers include most of the world's leading broadcasters, teleproduction facilities, and service providers, as well as independent video professionals who rely on our products to cover the world's most high-profile live events, as well as to benefit from efficiencies in day-to-day operations. When you're watching news, sports, or entertainment programming—whether on a TV, the web, or a mobile device—you're watching Grass Valley at work in today's connected world.

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