How To Use AI As A Creative Content Tool At Programming Everywhere

Top technologists from Fox Corp., Tegna and Sinclair, along with cutting-edge content creators, unpack how generative AI will play an instrumental role in future production in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show on April 14. Register here.

TVN TECH

Hybridity, AI Top Tech Trends For ’24

Top executives from Tubi, Tegna, Sinclair, Cisco and Lawo told a TVNewsCheck webinar Tuesday that hybrid technology architectures and business models would be a major dynamic in 2024, along with an expanding and promising use of generative AI that also compels great caution. To watch the video of the full webinar, click here.

TVN Webinar: Tech Leaders On Trends In ’24

Top broadcast technology executives from Tubi, Tegna, Sinclair, Cisco Systems and Lawo will offer their predictions for cloud, IP, streaming, generative AI, cybersecurity, NextGen TV and more in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on Dec. 5. Register here.

TVN TECH

Inch By Inch, Broadcasters’ Cloud Production Expands

Executives from Warner Bros. Discovery, Sinclair, Tegna, Ross Video and TAG shared the latest in how they’re using the cloud to gain new flexibility and efficiency, from unlocking AI’s progress to “decomposing” news workflows and building “digital backlots,” in a TVNewsCheck webinar last week.

TVN To Present Live Production In The Cloud Webinar

Leaders from Warner Bros. Discovery, Sinclair, Tegna, TAG Video Systems and Ross Video will discuss how the cloud’s use for live production is likely to advance this year in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on June 22 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

TVN’S TV2025

Broadcasters Want Big Business Changes From Cloud

Tech executives from Tegna, Sinclair and CBS Owned Stations are looking to the cloud for major changes to their processes that offer new flexibility and scalability for their businesses. A single, cloud-based control room is near top of their wish list. Above (l-r): Tegna’s Kurt Rao, Sinclair’s Mike Kralec, Vizrt’s Jon Raidel and CBS Owned Stations’ Jeff Birch (Alyssa Wesley photo).

NEWSTECHFORUM 2022

Broadcasters Eye Cloud As Disaster-Recovery Solution

Executives from Fox Corp., Tegna, Sinclair and Bitcentral at least week’s NewsTECHForum said the cloud has become an increasingly important tool for business recovery, even with the caveat that the public cloud can be subject to its own outages.

News Production’s Journey To The Cloud In Spotlight At NewsTECHForum

Executives from Fox Corp., Sinclair, Tegna and Bitcentral will chart the trajectory of more and more news operations into the cloud or a hybrid cloud environment at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually as well. Register here.

TVN TECH

Cloud Won’t Replace Hubbing Anytime Soon

Executives from Tegna, E.W. Scripps, Hearst and Gray told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that the cloud’s impact on master control operations is still years off, with those who have adopted hubbing still depending on traditional equipment.

How Will Hubbing And The Cloud Affect The Future Of TV Station Group Operations?

Executives from Tegna, E.W. Scripps, Hearst Television, Gray Television and Bitcentral will explore the possibilities for hubbing some or all TV station group operations — and how much of a role the private or public cloud may play in those future designs — during an Aug. 5 TVNewsCheck webinar. Speakers are (clockwise from upper left): Dave Burke, SVP and CTO, Gray Television; Kurt Rao, SVP-CTO, Tegna; Ray Thurber, VP engineering, E.W. Scripps; Stefan Hadl, VP engineering, Hearst Television; Sam Peterson, GM, core business unit, Bitcentral. Glen Dickson, TVNewsCheck contributing editor, will moderate. Register here.

TVN FOCUS ON SALES

Focus On Advertising | Broadcasters Turn Inward For Automated Sales Solutions

Executives from NBCUniversal Local (Frank Comerford, above), Tegna, Sinclair and Hearst told a TVNewsCheck webinar they’re bedeviled by persistent gaps in the available buying/selling pipeline, which have bogged down the transaction process and added to their expenses. Those woes are leading some broadcasters to bring more of their automated functions in house.

TVN WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR

TVN Webinar Dives Deep Into Automating Spot TV Buying And Selling

Executives from Tegna, Sinclair, NBCU stations and Hearst will evaluate the industry’s progress towards automating key elements of the spot TV buying and selling process in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar on May 19. Register here.

TVN’S TV2025

Big TV Groups March Toward IP, Cloud Platforms

Technology executives from Fox Corp., Hearst, Sinclair and Tegna have already virtualized many of their functions, replacing some aging infrastructures with IP routing and broadening their use of the cloud, they said at a TV2025 panel last week. Read the story and/or watch the full video above.

Revenue Opportunities For IP & Cloud At TV2025

The pandemic has accelerated the TV industry’s transition to IP and the cloud. A panel at TVNewsCheck’s virtual TV2025: Monetizing the Future event in October will tackle how the new technologies can impact how broadcasters will generate revenue and cash flow in the coming years. Register here.

TVN’S TV2020

Broadcasters Tout IP Progress At TV2020

While the move from SDI to IP continues to pick up speed, more development — and better cooperation among key stakeholders — is still needed to improve advertising technology and deliver better measurement in order to complete with digital competitors like Google and Facebook.

Tegna Names Rao Chief Technology Officer

Former Time Inc., Time Warner and NBCU executive Kurt Rao will oversee the company’s next-generation client and customer technology initiatives.