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.

TVN Webinar: Fox Corp.’s Tech Transformation At Gryphon Project And Beyond

Executives from Fox Corp. will share insights from building a pioneering new cloud-native operations center in Tempe, Ariz., dubbed the Gryphon Project, and where it sits in a larger reinvention of the technology powering Fox’s broadcast and digital businesses in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar on July 12 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

TVN FOCUS ON ADVERTISING

Ad Leaders Say Multimedia Campaigns Must Focus On Client Outcomes

While issues such as attribution, addressability and automation remain challenging, multimedia spot television campaigns are still about relationships and results, leaders from E.W. Scripps, Graham Media, Nexstar, dentsu X and Compulse told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week.

TVN Webinar To Explore Cloud Storage And Optimizing Content Management

Executives from Warner Bros. Discovery, Vice Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Hearst Television will look at efforts underway to migrate storage to the cloud in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar at 1 p.m. on June 23. Register here.

TVN’S WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2022

Women In Tech Winners: Cloud, Machine Learning And Better Data Are Leading The Tech World Forward

The recipients of TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards shared their tech predictions in a webinar last week. Among the most impactful: more collaboration around the transition to the cloud, better monitoring with the aid of machine learning and better standards around and use of data.

TVN Webinar: How To Bring Multimedia Campaigns To Spot TV

Executives from E.W. Scripps, Graham, Nexstar and Dentsu X will look at how buyers and sellers can work around the challenges to creating multimedia campaigns across linear TV, streaming, mobile and digital in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on May 19. Register here.

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Webinar will spotlight weather tech advances for a fast-changing industry

Climate change and a fragmenting media ecosystem have combined to put new pressure on weather storytellers and the businesses capitalizing on their work. To address how technology is stepping up to address these challenges, TVNewsCheck and The Weather Company will host a conversation about freeing up traditional workflows while enhancing security and enabling cost-effective disaster recovery. Speakers, counter-clockwise from upper left: The Weather Company’s Jim Politis, product manager, Max Velocity; Pat Feldhausen, product manager, Max Alerting; Bob Millis, product managerMax Cloud. TVNewsCheck co-founder and publisher Kathy Haley, (upper right) will moderate. Register here.

TVN TECH

As The Pandemic Wanes, Virtualization Isn’t Winding Back

Executives from ABC News, NBCUniversal Local, ABS-CBN and Avid told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that they’re not reversing steps to build distributed production environments, regardless of how many people are returning to the office. But the road still has its bumps, such as persistent issues with latency and intercom and confidence monitoring.

TVN Webinar: Producing More Programming Without Breaking The Bank (Or Your Staff)

Executives from Fox Television Stations, Gray Television, Tegna, Blackbird and E.W. Scripps will discuss how they’re diversifying local programming to replace syndicated content and create new options for their linear and streaming channels, all while containing costs, in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on April 14 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

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Understanding The Explosion Of Innovation In TV News

Virtualizing TV Production In 2022

Leaders from ABC News, CBC and ABS-CBN International will discuss their latest projects in virtualizing production, tackling interoperability, audio, data center strategies and more in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on March 31 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

TVN TECH

The Transition To IP Blurs The Lines Between Engineering And IT

Executives from Fox Corp., CBS Television Stations, Hearst and Vizrt told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week the ongoing transition to IP networking and public cloud technology is driving staffers in both engineering and IT to learn new skills.

TVN FOCUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Going Back To The Well To Boost TV News Audiences

Newsletters, documentaries, citizen journalism and better-quality UGC are driving better-engaged viewers in higher numbers to stations, leaders from Tegna, Graham Media and Sinclair said at a TVNewsCheck webinar last Friday, where they made clear that quality trumped novelty.

Guiding TV Engineers And IT Across The IP Transition Together

Leaders from Fox Corp., CBS Television Stations and Hearst Television will share best practices for collaboration between engineering managers and IT leaders as they navigate the IP transition in a TVNewsCheck webinar on Feb. 24. Register here.

TVN FOCUS ON ADVERTISING

’22 Will Be Spot TV’s ‘Year Of The Test’

Executives from NBCUniversal Local, Magna Global, Zenith and Dentsu told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that the move from GRPs to impressions, plus Nielsen’s inclusion of BBO homes in its measurement, will make for a year of transition before ratings normalize.

Ideas For Boosting Audience On Linear And Digital In ’22

Leaders from Tegna, Graham Media Group and Social News Desk will share pragmatic ideas for building and retaining audience across linear and digital platforms in a TVNewsCheck webinar on Feb. 11. Register here.

TVN Webinar To Offer Spot TV 2022 Forecast

Executives from NBCUniversal Local, Dentsu, Magna Global and Zenith will predict spot TV spending in key categories and how streaming and digital advertising may be supplementing linear TV.

TVN TECH

Tech Trends For ’22: Cloud Still Looms Above All

Executives from WarnerMedia, Graham Media Group, Dalet and Perspective Media Group told a TVNewsCheck webinar last week that the proliferation of direct-to-consumer services and remote/distributed production shifts put the industry’s cloud migration as next year’s biggest trend.

TVN Webinar Focuses On Tech Trends For ’22

Broadcast technology executives from WarnerMedia, Graham Media Group, Perspective Media and Dalet will set out their predictions for the industry in a TVNewsCheck webinar, Technology Trends 2022, slated for Dec. 2. Register here.

TVN Conference To Address Remote Production And The Evolution Of TV Workflows

A TVNewsCheck half-day conference, to be presented live on Zoom on Nov. 4, will gather industry leaders in production, operations and technology to consider how content production is changing after more than a year of remote production. Executives in entertainment, news and sports will compare emerging best practices and the impact of the pandemic on the industry’s transition to IP and cloud workflows. Register here.

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TVN Webinar To Explore The Future Of Digital Weathercasting

As the business of broadcasting continues to add platforms, pressure grows to produce more content more efficiently. The Weather Company, an IBM business, has responded with a major technology announcement, set for Oct 12. TVNewsCheck and The Weather Company will follow up this announcement on Oct. 28 with an in-depth conversation about what the future of digital weather storytelling will look like. Join us.

 

WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY

TVN’s Women To Watch To Offer 2022 Predictions

The honorees of TVNewsCheck’s 2021 Women in Technology awards will offer their technology predictions for the industry in the coming year in a wide-ranging Working Lunch webinar. Register here.

TVN FOCUS ON ADVERTISING

Optimization And Segmentation Shine With Promise For Spot Ads

The emerging tools require much data harnessing, training and software improvements, among other issues, but the upside is enormous, industry leaders said at a TVNewsCheck webinar last week.

TVN’s Free Webinars Easy To Digest Over Lunch

TVNewsCheck’s upcoming schedule of free webinars is the perfect accompaniment to whatever you’re having for lunch. So gather your tribe, order in and pick from TVNewsCheck’s upcoming free webinars to find the one that fits your job function.

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 TECH

For Media Supply Chains, Put People On Par With Tech

Executives at a TVNewsCheck webinar last week said that broadcasters mulling investments in new cloud-based workflows should spend as much time thinking about inherent changes for their personnel as they do considering which software vendors and cloud platforms they might use.

TVN Webinar To Explore Audience Segmentation And Optimizing Spot TV

Executives from the E.W. Scripps Co., Dentsu, WABC New York and WideOrbit will look at how leading media buying agencies are targeting beyond traditional demographics in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on July 28. Register here.

WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR

AWS’ Statton, SDVI’s Eldridge To Join Speaker Lineup For ‘Building ROI Into Your Media Supply Chain’ Webinar

Two executives with extensive experience in broadcast technology and cloud workflows will participate as speakers in a TVNewsCheck webinar set for Thursday at 1 p.m. ET. They join executives from Sky and Global Eagle, who will talk about what they have learned building IP supply chains for media companies. Pictured are, clockwise from left, Dave Travis, group director of content, broadcast and platforms, Sky; Terri Davies, SVP content and media services, Anuvu; Evan Statton, principal architect for media and entertainment, AWS; Glen Dickson, contributing editor, TVNewsCheck and the event’s moderator; and Simon Eldridge, co-founder and chief product officer, SDVI. Register here to attend. 

 

Streaming, Data Top TV Digital Execs’ Priorities

Digital leaders from Tegna, ABC Owned Television Stations, Graham Media and Allen Media told a TVNewsCheck webinar audience last week that OTT has opened a wealth of content opportunities to connect with new audiences, while the industry is also getting better at using first-party data to deepen audience ties and boost revenue.

TVN Webinar To Explore AR/VR State Of The Art

Executives from CNN, The Weather Channel, Brainstorm and Planar will talk about how broadcasters are using augmented reality to enhance storytelling during a July 15 TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar that will also explore how broadcasters are using virtual reality to create the next generation of news, weather and sports sets. Register here.

STREAMING NEWS 2021

Live, Free And Easy Top Viewers’ OTT News Desires

Streaming executives from CBS News Digital, Fox Television Stations, Gray Television and KSL Salt Lake City say live and local content, good UX and quality control are key factors in finding and retaining audiences in the highly competitive OTT space.

Nexstar, Sinclair, Fox Stations, Amagi Execs To Address Streaming News Technology Challenges

Streaming News 2021 will wrap up Wednesday with a roundtable on technology and the free ad-supported TV approach to building a business on OTT. Register here.

TVN TECH

TVN Tech | COVID-Era Content Management Taps Cloud, AI

Technology executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair and Hearst said at a recent TVNewsCheck webinar that they’re tackling the content management challenge amplified by the pandemic by using cloud storage and leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve indexing and searching.

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.

How Will AI And The Cloud Impact The Future Of Content Management?

A May 6 TVNewsCheck webinar featuring executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Hearst and LTN Global will spotlight how companies are changing the way they manage their content and their archives and how AI and the cloud are figuring into their workflows or plans. Register here.

TVN WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR

April Ryan To Join Black-Owned Media Matters Webinar

The veteran television journalist will interview Byron Allen, owner of The Weather Channel, Entertainment Studios and Allen Media Group, about his progress at convincing major marketers to devote 2% of their annual advertising spend on Black-owned media. Allen’s efforts have convinced General Motors to commit to a long-term advertising investment and Verizon announced it is planning to partner with Allen in a summit in May. To join the webinar, register here.

TVN FOCUS ON ADVERTISING

TVN Focus On Advertising | Per-Performance Deals Gain Momentum

E.W. Scripps draws more than 70% of its national spot revenue from per-performance transactions, one of a handful of station groups that have moved to that model. In a TVNewsCheck webinar last week, executives from Scripps, MagnaGlobal, ProVantageX and Horizon agreed that per-performance campaigns are beneficial for all parties involved.

TVN TECH

TVN Tech | Many COVID Changes Likely To Become Permanent For TV Sports

Executives from Fox Sports and CBS Sports are among those predicting a sports production future with dramatically reduced onsite staff, greater operational efficiencies and cost savings, though with a fallout of job losses for mobile production personnel.

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Cloud brings new possibilities to weather storytelling, workflows and TV operations

Meteorologists will soon be able to quickly and easily share their best work with colleagues at other stations in their group, thanks to a new solution, Max Cloud, from The Weather Company, an IBM Business. Company executives mapped out their journey to the cloud during a TVNewsCheck webinar.

TVN WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR

How Well Are Performance Campaigns Performing?

Leaders of the spot TV buying and selling community will tackle the evolving world of performance campaigns and how well they are doing at making local TV ad campaigns both more effective and easier to steward during a TVNewsCheck webinar. Set for March 31 at 1 p.m. ET, Performance Campaigns and Optimizing Spot TV will feature (top row, l-r): Nancy Larkin, Horizon Media; Kathy Doyle, MagnaGlobal; Missy Evenson, Scripps; (bottom row, Ted Kramer, ProvantageX; and moderator Janet Stilson. To register, click here.