Devlin Design Group returned from this year’s NAB Show with some honors. First, for the fourth year in a row, the company was awarded NewscastStudio’s “Set of the Year” trophy for its design created for WAGA Atlanta. Second, it won the NAB Show’s top prize, the Ace Award, for the best exhibit design.
Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KETV Omaha, Neb. (DMA 74), has selected Devlin Design Group to design and create the news set for their new broadcast facility to be located in the city’s historic Burlington train station building. KETV announced the purchase of the iconic train station over a year ago. It will relocate its entire […]
A hybrid approach combining a traditional hard set with an oversized green screen area is gaining acceptance at stations. It allows them to integrate virtual elements into their news presentations and gain experience working with virtual technology without risking the entire newscast on a technology long viewed by stations with skepticism.
Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta (DMA 9) will unveil a new set for its morning show at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 11. Created by Devlin Design Group with flexibility and interaction as the primary goals, the new set will feature: More than 46 monitors used across the set. A massive 9×3 storytelling monitor wall with a […]
Devlin Design Group (DDG) has hired Diane Fiolek as creative services director. Prior to joining DDG, Fiolek was a principal and senior designer for VDO and worked with DDG on projects around the world. She was also design manager for Bright House Networks. Dan Devlin, DDG’s owner-chief creative strategist, said Fiolek “is a great addition […]
Alaska telecom and station owner GCI has launched “the new KTVA,” broadcasting its local programming in high definition. The centerpiece of this state-of-the-art digital facility in Anchorage (DMA 146) is a news set and content gathering environment designed and installed by Devlin Design Group. “We have made a substantial investment bringing high definition programming to […]
Fox O&O KSAZ Phoenix (DMA 13) debuted a new HD news set from Devlin Design Group on Sept. 8. The new KSAZ HD news set features state-of-the-art technology including multiple video walls and a large mobile touch screen. The large touch screen incorporates interactive technology that allows sharing of Facebook and Twitter comments in real […]
While few U.S. TV stations are opting for full-fledged virtual sets for their news operations, hybrid sets that combine real and virtual elements are rapidly finding adoption due to their versatility and cost-effectiveness.
The blog NewscastStudio.com is currently hosting the second round of its “Set Madness” tournament that lets readers decide which set has the best design.
ABC affiliate KCRG Cedar Rapids, Iowa (DMA 89), launched a new, state-of-the-art HD news set designed by the Devlin Design Group. The new set features a 260-inch wide rear projection screen as well as the “KCRG-TV9 Touchpoint,” interactive touch screen. At 112-inches wide, the Touchpoint is the largest interactive touch screen of its kind in the U.S. and […]
They are the market’s final stations to convert their news operations to high def. Sinclair’s WZTV will feature an interactive set, while Young’s WKRN has HD capability from the field ready to go. And Nashville’s other news producers — WSMV and WTVF — aren’t resting on their laurels either, adding new sets, graphics, file-based editing systems and news automation to stay cutting edge.
Set design firm Devlin Design Group today unveiled a new website designed to showcase the creativity behind the process of developing a new set, from concept to completion. “The website was designed to showcase, in an easy-to-navigate fashion, our latest completed projects, along with a look into some of our conceptual works never before published,” […]