Nexstar’s WJHL Launches New Set And Studio

TV Academy Names Engineering Emmy Winners

Verance Brings Watermarking To HbbTV

Verance, a provider of standards-based watermarking, today announced plans to bring its Aspect watermarking technology to Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV), providing a solution that it says will “significantly expand the reach of interactive television services in markets worldwide.” Aspect uses Verance’s high-performance implementation of the standards-based watermarking technologies sanctioned by the HbbTV Association in their recently published […]


From Part-Time Master Control To Corporate VP

Maryann Balbo, vice president at Cox Media, started her broadcast career as a part-time master control operator in her hometown of Watertown, N.Y. Today, she lives in lives in Wichita, Kan., and is responsible for operations and advertising sales in Cox’s Kansas and Arkansas markets. She talks about her career, how she went from being the only woman in the engineering department to eventually being a station general manager and then corporate VP with stops in sales, programming and marketing along the way.


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Fox Sports Muffs Initial 4K HDR NFL Game

The Week Four Thursday Night Football game on Fox between the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers was supposed to be exciting beyond the game — which came down to a goal line stand in the final minute — as it was meant to be the debut of the NFL in 4K HDR. But Fox’s gameplan failed for a variety of reasons, allowing for only a limited audience to experience the game in the hi-res format.

PILOT, NAB Foundation Announce Winners of Technology Internship Grants

PILOT, NAB‘s technology innovation initiative, announced today the winners of the latest round of its program that provides grants to NAB members to establish paid engineering or media-technology internships at their radio and television stations. The program is provided in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation as part of an effort to grow technical and […]

South Korea Introduces First ATSC 3.0 Emergency Alert Service

Last week in South Korea, the use of ATSC 3.0 for the delivery of emergency alerts and communication became a reality. The opening ceremony of Korea’s 2019 Broadcast Industry Promotion Week included a launch ceremony for an ATSC 3.0 emergency alert system. At the ceremony, The Korean Ministry of Information and Communication announced the launch of […]


Social Media Excellence Awards Nominees

The second annual honors in four categories will be presented on Dec. 16 at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum.

Hybrid TV, 3.0: A New Impulse For Next-Gen TV

Fincons Group publishes a new white paper on ATSC 3.0 and lessons learned from the European Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV systems.