NewsTECHForum: Blowing Up The Newscast In Order To Save It

News, technology and media futurists from The Washington Post, NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps, CBS News New York and Bitcentral frame out how they’re envisioning, testing and implementing changes to longstanding news conventions in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum event at the New York Hilton on Dec. 13. Register here.

TVN’S STREAMING NEWS 2022

For News Streamers, Content And Workflow Challenges Are The Next Frontier

Executives from E.W. Scripps, Fox Television Stations, NBCUniversal Local and Cox Media Group told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that hiring challenges are frustrating their efforts to swiftly build out robust streaming channels, but forays into automation and hub-and-spoke models are easing some of the pressure.

Streaming News 2022: Webinar To Explore Optimizing News Content And Workflow Strategy

TVNewsCheck’s Streaming News 2022 kicks off as a two-part webinar event on July 21 focusing on news programming for OTT and how its production can smoothly integrate into newsroom workflows. Executives from Cox Media Group, NBCUniversal Local, E.W. Scripps and Fox Television Stations will discuss how they’re tackling the platform. Register here.

NEWSTECHFORUM 2021

Reinventing TV For A Connected World

Leaders from NBCUniversal Local, Fox Soul, Tegna, Newsy and Hearst Television will mine the art of attracting younger audiences to news content and the technology that can help in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum, a hybrid in-person and streamed conference on Dec. 14. Register here.

NBC Stations Ups Cozi’s McGinn, Kurtz

Meredith McGinn becomes SVP of diginet Cozi TV Network and LX.TV Productions, and Jeff Kurtz is now SVP of digital media and multicast sales for the station group.

NBC Reinvents Nonstop As National Diginet

Rather than a series of individual regional and local multicast channels, NBC Owned Television Stations is now going with a single national network with a mix of national and local programming. Veteran local news executive Meredith McGinn is charged with developing programming and seeking affiliates in markets beyond the 10 of the NBC O&Os.