Justin Dawson
MA, CTS®
Profile
Justin is an award winning AV Professional and broadcasting specialist, with over 15 years’ experience in Audio Visual, videoconferencing and tech support.

Justin has held various roles throughout his career from Broadcast Technician, Producer, Station Manager, IT Support and Senior Audio Visual Technologist.

Justin holds numerous certifications in both the Audiovisual and IT and Media Industry including
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) ISO/IEC 17024:2012 (one of less than a dozen recognised CTS holders in Ireland)
  • >Holder of MA (Hons) TV & Radio Production
  • BA Media Management (Hons)
  • H.Dip Radio(Distinction)
  • Adv. Dip Web Design (Distinction)
  • Certified Extron AV Associate
  • Certified Clearone Video Conferencing Product Specialist


Justin regularly attends Audio Visual Conferences and trade shows including Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), Learning Technology Space Management Group (LTSMG) and SCHOMS. He has presented at AV conferences and partakes in several AV discussions both as a panellist and online webinars.

In 2021 Justin was marginally beaten in the finals of the AV Nation's Readers Choice Awards for the category AV Professional of the Year an accolade he won in 2019 for the previous years dedication to the Audio Visual industry.

In 2018 after returning from Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), Justin launched All Things TechIE , an Irish Podcast dedicated to Audio Visual and IT with his co-host Simon Lang.

Justin was shortlisted in the 2018 AV Technology Europe Awards for the category "Emerging AV Professional of the Year" and "AV Professional of the Year" in the 20th AV Awards in Grosvenor Park Hotel, London.

Previous to this in 2017 Justin was a finalist in the AV Awards under the category of “European CTS Holder of the Year”

When not hard at work doing Audio Visual roles and responsibilities, Justin enjoys time with his young son and daughter, Scouting, broadcasting and football