Top Techs Look To News Technology’s Future

A panel of leading technologists from Disney/ABC Television, E.W. Scripps, Tribune Media and Graham Media moderated by Andrea Berry will talk about how AI, IP, augmented reality, ATSC 3.0 and other new and emerging technologies will influence news workflow in the near future during a session at TVNewsCheck’s annual NewsTECHForum on Dec. 11 at the New York Hilton.

Andrea Berry, CEO of The G.A.P. Media Group, will moderate the panel, “Top Technologists on the Bleeding Edge.”

The sixth annual NewsTECHForum, set for Dec. 10-11 at the New York Hilton, will bring together engineering, news and production leaders to discuss excellence in news storytelling and news workflow.

Tish Graham

Ray Thurber

Berry’s “Top Technologists” panel will be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The panelists will include: Tish Graham, VP of engineering at the Disney/ABC Television Group; Ray Thurber, chief technology officer of the E.W. Scripps Co.; Hank Hundemer, chief engineer, chief technology officer and chief digital officer at Tribune Media; and Michael Englehaupt, chief technology officer, Graham Media.

Hank Hundemer

Michael Englehaupt


“The Top Techs panel is always a major highlight of the NewsTECHForum in that it brings together broadcast’s leading technologists for a wide-ranging and frank discussion of the industry’s most pressing issues,” said Harry A. Jessell, TVNewsCheck’s editor and co-founder. “With major dynamics like the cloud, ATSC 3.0 and artificial intelligence’s growing role looming over us, these discussions are even more urgent.”

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The NewsTECHForum will gather engineers who are already implementing or working with these technologies in the newsroom to talk about their experiences. The event will provide an opportunity for engineering managers from networks and station groups to exchange information and to begin to chart their course forward.

To register for NewsTECHForum, click here.

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