Honorees for TVNewsCheck’s 2021 Women in Technology Awards hazarded their predictions for next year in a Tuesday webinar. They said the cloud loomed large over the TV landscape, but its cost-prohibitive nature may keep workflows grounded on prem for the foreseeable future.
Marcy Lefkovitz, VP of technology and workflow strategy for Media & Entertainment Distribution and TVNewsCheck’s 2021 Women in Technology Leadership Award honoree, cut her teeth as a successful producer and editor before shifting to news technology. The instincts she honed, especially a fearlessness in asking questions, has served her well through major projects like Disney’s DC3 technology hub. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.
Marcy Lefkovitz, Disney’s VP, technology and workflow strategy, receives the highest honor in TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards for her groundbreaking work marrying state-of-the-art technologies with smart, efficient workflows.
Moving to smaller physical footprints — or moving hardware completely from expensive urban environments to less expensive real estate — is a big driver in the transition to IP networking. But at the same time, some of the country’s biggest news operations still want to keep high-value content close by to ensure quick access for breaking news coverage — and that can mean sticking with on-premise storage. L-r: ABC’s Marcy Lefkovitz, Meredith’s Tom Casey, CBS’s Jeff Birch and Masstech’s Mike Palmer. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)
Technology executives from CBS Owned Stations, Disney ABC TV Group, Meredith and Masstech look at 2020’s horizon line and the looming challenges of IP, the cloud, multiplatform workflow and more at the seventh annual NewsTECHForum next month.
Executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Disney ABC TV and Hearst to unpack the business case for emerging broadcast technologies TVNewsCheck’s annual TV2020: Monetizing the Future conference in New York in October.
The former director of news production for ABC News is now VP, technology and workflow strategy for ABC Broadcast Operations and Engineering.