WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2021

‘Cloud Is Sexy … But Expensive,’ Technologists Say

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.

WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2021

Disney Media’s Lefkovitz: Unafraid To Ask Questions

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.

Disney’s Marcy Lefkovitz To Receive TVN’s Women In Technology Leadership Award

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.

TVN’S NEWSTECHFORUM

NewsTECHForum | With IP, Location Is Everything

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)

TVN’S NEWSTECHFORUM

Top Techs Eye Tomorrow’s Challenges

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.

TVN’S TV2020 CONFERENCE

Tech Leaders To Talk Business Of IP, Cloud

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.

Marcy Lefkovitz Upped To ABC Tech VP

The former director of news production for ABC News is now VP, technology and workflow strategy for ABC Broadcast Operations and Engineering.