Executives from Scripps News, Gray Television, NBCUniversal Local and ProPublica told a NewsTECHForum panel last week that their cross-group collaborations, as well as with organizations outside their own, have become critical to delivering on their news mission and their viability.
Leaders from Scripps News, ProPublica, Gray Television and NBCUniversal Local will share how they’re organizing their newsrooms to foster collaborations of growing scope and ambition in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s 10th annual NewsTECHForum on Dec. 12 at the New York Hilton. Register here.
Technology such as multicast, FAST, AVOD gives producers of popular genre programming lots of toys to play with. Even a show that’s in its 43rd season, as CBS’s Entertainment Tonight is, is constantly thinking about how to push its brand past its traditional boundaries to meet new viewers.
Content producers and executives from Entertainment Tonight, Fox First Run, Hearst Television and NBCUniversal Local will discuss how they’re bringing fresh approaches to talk, game, travel and magazine shows, both nationally and locally, at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 16. Register here.
Leaders from The Washington Post, E.W. Scripps, NBCUniversal Local and Bitcentral told an audience at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHFourm that traditional newscasts are in need of a shakeup, but core features like relatable anchors and a clear sense of connection to community can’t be jettisoned in the changes. Above (l-r): Scripps’ Socrates Lozano, NBCUniversal Local’s Meredith McGinn, Bitcentral’s Sam Peterson, WCBS New York’s Sarah Burke, Washington Post’s Micah Gelman and moderator TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.