With 2014 just around the corner, some local TV newsrooms are still dawdling when it comes to moving into the digital era. “Many newsrooms will need measurable Web-based improvements in 2014, which will entail spending and newsroom cultural shifting,” says KSBW San Diego’s J.R. Mahon. Here are five most essential digital investments for broadcast newsrooms in the coming year.
J.R. Mahon, the director of news and programming for U-T San Diego‘s startup streaming TV effort U-T TV, has parted ways with the newspaper. CEO John Lynch said Mahon would stay on in a consulting capacity, though Mahon said that consulting work would be much more informal.