Automation technology is fast evolving to keep up with demand for content on multiple platforms. Vendors say it helps eliminate redundant tasks and integrates as many platforms as possible without posing a threat to jobs or creative control.
The longtime Associated Press manager will succeed the now-retired Lee Perryman as head of the multiplatform news production system. Also given new positions are Andy Wormser and Jason Smith.
The new version will allow users to create content for broadcast, online and social media all from the same ENPS desktop. It also features a new interface that gives users increased flexibility to customize the display of content.
That’s good news for broadcasters as the rivalry has yielded numerous new features and capabilities that facilitate the production of news not just for conventional broadcast, but also now for the Web, mobile devices and social media.