Liam Tootill – Managing Director at SB.TV

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Sheffield university graduate Liam has been working at SB.TV since January 2010 and besides Jamal, is the longest serving member of the team.

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Wigan-born Liam got in touch with Jamal while working on his dissertation on the UK grime scene. Liam has also done some consultancy work for Simon Cowell‘s record label SYCO and has written for i-D magazine.

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SB.TV is an innovative ‘music and lifestyle’ youth media platform with a ‘Global’ reach. To date the channel has amassed over 100,000,000 views on the Smokeybarz YouTube channel. We are an online broadcaster come production team, and we understand our audience, because effectively, we are our audience.

There are no particular boundaries at SB.TV which allows us a creative freedom when producing high quality, unfiltered, unbiased, content that we hope will serve as entertainment and inspiration. Having built something from scratch organically, which has now evolved into a powerful machine for artists to showcase their work; SBTV has never done this for any other reason than our passion for music and the creative industries.

Liam what did you study at University?

Ethnomusicology

Who has influenced you?

Family, friends and teachers.

What charities do you support?

The Damilola Taylor Trust/Spirit Of London Awards and ChildLine.

What is your mantra?

Progress with Unity