Presteigne Broadcast Hire Adds Ben Hawker

U.K.-based Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a multi-location production equipment provider, today named Ben Hawker senior supervisor of RF and special cameras. Hawker comes to Presteigne from Broadcast RF, where he was a senior RF engineer for major international news and sporting events including the London Summer Olympics, Royal wedding, Brazil World Cup, multiple London and Singapore […]


Joseph Electronics Names John Cleary President


Ooyala Examines The Integrated Video Platform


Weathercasting Forecast: A Flood Of Data

Newly available data from the GOES-16 weather satellite and other weather sources are making new data management strategies essential for meteorologists to get at what they need to make their predictions. Vendors have responded with various approaches each aimed at helping meteorologists separate the wheat from the chaff. Above KATU Portland, Ore., alerts viewers. (Baron Services photo)

Data-Driven Traffic Reports Shift In High Gear

Technology from many of the vendors stations rely on to keep viewers informed of changing weather conditions is being used to provide commuters with relevant traffic data on their mobile devices and TVs.

DirecTV To Show PGA Championship In 4K


IEEE BTS To Hold Broadcast Symposium In Oct.


Chinese Broadcaster Chooses Harmonic Solution


Dielectric To Open New TV Antenna Factory


Meredith Commits To Avid Workflow

Cybersecurity Means Force Fields, Not Walls

The threat landscape has changed so dramatically, so fast, that it has outpaced previously sound security practices. The problem is twofold. One part of the problem is insoluble; but the other, businesses can remedy — and have no existential choice but to do so.

3.0 Spectrum Consortium Searching For CEO

Nexstar Media’s and Sinclair’s ATSC 3.0 spectrum consortium — which has recruited Univision and Northwest Broadcasting as members — is looking for a CEO to run the venture full-time. Nexstar CEO Perry Sook says the companies have hired a firm to find a CEO who can focus full-time on finding new members and orchestrating future revenue opportunities for the soon-to-be-available spectrum.

Fox Sports Breaking Ground With VR Push

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CBS O&O WFOR Miami Debuts New Set


Gearhouse Broadcast Adds Trove Of New Gear


ArsenalFX Promotes Gordon, Werner

WaPo’s Gelman To Keynote NewsTECHForum

The Washington Post’s director of video and senior editor will highlight a conference gathering news, technology and digital executives to discuss the newspaper’s aggressive video strategy and role as a multiplatform news competitor.

More Augmented Reality In Newsrooms

MPEG LA Puts Out Call For ATSC 3.0 Patents

License pool MPEG LA has issued a call for patents that are “essential to ATSC 3.0,” the new set of TV standards being developed by and for broadcasters. MPEG LA is hoping to create a joint license to the intellectual property of ATSC 3.0 developers.


R&S Publishes Guide To RF, Bench Instruments


Meredith Selects Comark Parallax TX For 6 Stations

EchoStar Loses Contact With Satellite


SAM Appoints Ikegami As Reseller


Chris Drake Joins Telestream


Raycom Orders 29 Dielectric Antennas For Repack


KCCI Unveils All New Storm Chaser

Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa (DMA 69) has rolled out the latest generation of the KCCI Storm Chaser weather vehicle Wednesday on KCCI 8 News at Six. The new Storm Chaser has been custom equipped with the latest technology, including an all-weather 360 degree panning camera, on-board weather tools, live radar reception and […]


Workflow Efficiency Key At Gray’s New WMTV

WMTV went live from a new 32,000-square-foot facility in Madison, Wis., with its entire operation in late October 2016. The new home of the Gray Television-owned NBC affiliate was designed “from the inside out” from a technical point of view, according to WMTV VP-GM Don Vesely, with an eye toward maximizing the efficiency of the various workflows that drive news and its other operations. Above, the 4,500-square-foot newsroom just outside the centralized rack room. (WMTV/Gray Television photo)


Harmonic 2Q Revenue Declines 25%

Millennials Discover How To Get Free TV

The Wall Street Journal reports that cord-cutters accustomed to watching shows online are often shocked that $20 “rabbit ears” pluck signals from the air. Is this legal? “I was just kind of surprised that this is technology that exists,” says Dan Sisco, 28 years old. “It’s been awesome. It doesn’t log out and it doesn’t skip.” WSJ subscribers can read the full story here.


Tech Openings In MA And VA

WHDH Boston is looking for a maintenance technician. WWBT NBC 12 in Richmond, Va., needs an IT specialistTo see all job openings, visit our Media Job Center here.