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Broadcast engineer Paul Coombs joins the team

New staff member at Origin – and he’s known for going the extra mile for clients!

We’re excited to welcome Paul Coombs to the Origin team. As a broadcast engineer, he’ll be responsible for testing, preparing and maintaining our cameras, lenses, trips and EVS products ready for the team and for delivery.

Paul has more than 24 years of experience in the broadcast industry – as well as a reputation for hard work, making co-workers smile and always being willing to go that extra mile for clients.

‘He is both a personal friend that I have known since I was 15 - and a former colleague,’ says Origin founder Liam wife.

‘I have never met anybody who brings so much laughter to the team. Terrible jokes, admittedly, but he is a hard worker, talented engineer and never complains! He is a truly talented engineer who is always willing to go that extra mile. Clients love him!’

Outside of work Paul loves walking his dog and watching football and rugby and one interesting fact about Paul you might be interested to know: he used to live in Saudi Arabia and can speak Arabic and Dutch.

‘Nothing has been the same without these guys. I’m thrilled to be able to join Liam and the rest of the team on this journey. It’s great to see the work-family back together again and I can’t wait to get stuck in!’ says Paul.

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