Webinar: 2021 Spot TV Forecast

This TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar will gather leaders from the spot TV buying and selling community to talk about how the spot TV market is shaping up for 2021. TVNewsCheck in early October forecast a 7.4% increase for core spot TV advertising in 2021, up from a pandemic-influenced 18% decline in 2020. BIA Advisory Services […]

Webinars This Week: TVN, Ross Video, eMam, Palo Alto

TVNewsCheck will present Managing the Never-Ending News Cycle in a Changing Media Environment on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. ET; Ross Video will continue its second season of Ross Live events with Today’s Newsroom Workflow Efficiency, Competitive Edge on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m. ET; eMam and Alibaba will present several webinars this week, including today’s Keeping Your Business Safe with Penetration Testing, and on Dec. 2, Cloud-Boosted Asset Management with eMam & Alibaba. For more events and registration links, please visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory. Pictured are speakers participating in Thursday’s TVNewsCheck Webinar.

Balloting Opens For 2021 Women In Technology Awards

TVNewsCheck has opened balloting for its 2021 Women in Technology Awards. Presented each year at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the awards recognize women who have substantially influenced the development of technology in the media and entertainment industry, or who show great promise of doing so. Pictured are 2019 Women in Technology Awards Honorees Madeleine Noland, Tish Graham, Abby Auerbach, Larissa Görner and Deb Grivois.

Webinars This Week: TVNewsCheck, AWS, Black Box, Sinclair, Telos Alliance, MFM

Webinars this week include TVNewsCheck‘s “Data, Performance, Technology: Optimizing Spot TV;” a look at “AI & ML for Media,” from AWS; a webcast on “Building the Modern Control Room” from Black Box; a look at “NextGen Advertising” from Sinclair and One Media; and a webinar from Telos Alliance on the Omnia MPX Node. For a complete list of webinars this week and through summer and fall, including dates, times and registration links, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory.

Webinars This Week: TVN, MFM, Sinclair, SMPTE, SVG, LAWO

TVNewsCheck will consider how news organizations are turning remote production outposts into permanent at-home studios, while Sinclair will present episode two of a series on monetizing NextGen TV. SMPTE has two events this week, MFM continues a series of for-credit sessions for finance managers and SVG presents its annual Sports Content Management conference in virtual form. For more events, plus dates, times and registration links, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory.

Webinars This Week: Akamai, BIA, MFM, Ross Video, SVG and TVNewsCheck

Live virtual events for broadcasters this week focus on revenue as well as technology. They include an Akamai webinar on securing Javascripts, a Cisco presentation about Precision Timed Protocol in SMPTE 2110 Fabrics and the Sports Video Group’s annual College Sports Summit. TVNewsCheck will present Optimizing Spot TV in a Challenging Economy and BIA will focus on Selling Digital Marketing Services to Local Businesses. Media Financial Management Association continues its series of webinars for CFOs and other financial managers. For the full list of events and links to their registration pages, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory.

TVNewsCheck To Host Reporting On Protest: Lessons From The Field Webinar

Journalists fresh from their coverage of eruptive protests across the U.S. will share firsthand accounts from the streets and how they’ve navigated dangers from the police, protesters and the coronavirus. Packed with practical advice for on-the-ground decisionmaking, the June 30 webinar at 1 p.m. ET will also examine how the protests are compelling news organizations to reframe race in their reporting. Register here.


Webinars This Week: TAG, Ross Video, Sony, Streamguys, Telestream, Vidispine

The arrival of summer hasn’t slowed the flow of webinars, briefings, demos and webcasts, most targeting TV’s engineering and IT communities. For the full list of live events this week, including TVNewsCheck’s At Home Production and the Future of News Workflow, please visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Directory.

In honor of Memorial Day, TVNewsCheck will not publish our AM and PM newsletters on Monday, May 25. We will return Tuesday, May 26.

TVNewsCheck Is Taking A Brief Break

We’re suspending our recently added weekend coverage this week. But don’t panic, we’ll be back as ususal on Monday to keep you up to date during these unusual times.


More Coronavirus News From TVNewsCheck

TVNewsCheck will publish Saturday and Sunday PM newsletters so readers are up to date on new developments in the coronavirus story.

Michael Depp Named Editor Of TVNewsCheck

The site’s former special projects editor takes over as Harry Jessell moves into semi-retirement, continuing to write and advise the editorial team.


TVNewsCheck Needs A Director Of Sales

TVNewsCheck, the daily go-to site for everybody in television, needs a key player for its team with experience in selling digital advertising.


Balloting Open For 2020 Women In Tech Awards

Nominations for the 10th annual Women in Technology Awards may now be submitted in three categories: The Women in Technology Leadership Award, The Women in Technology Futurist Award and the Technology Women to Watch Award. The presentation ceremony and reception is set for Tuesday, April 21, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the NAB Show will be in full swing.

Paul Greeley To Manage TVN’s Job Board

TVNewsCheck’s Market Share blogger Paul Greeley is adding oversight of the site’s classified ad platform, Media Job Center. In addition to administering the site, the position includes oversight of sales and marketing for TVNewsCheck’s classified ads.

18 Schools Prepare To ‘Disrupt The News’

Student journalists who create the best new approaches or formats for local TV news in broadcasting will be awarded monetary prizes.

Happy Birthday. Celebrate Independence Day

TVNewsCheck will not publish Wednesday, July 4. We will return Thursday, the 5th. All of us at TVNewsCheck wish you a happy Fourth.

Welcome To TVNewsCheck v3.0

The news website targeted to the business news needs of the TV broadcasting industry debuts a new look, powered by a new operating system, today. Changes include the introduction of premium content, an easier-to-use MediaJobCenter and the promise of more services to come. What hasn’t changed: a commitment to providing the best breaking news rundown in the TV trade press — continuously updated throughout the day — and the best in-depth trend stories and analysis available to the industry.

Students Challenged To ‘Disrupt the News’

TVNewsCheck and the Broadcast Education Association are looking for student journalists who can create the best new approaches or formats for local TV news. The winners will receive monetary prizes to be presented during BEA’s 2019 annual convention in Las Vegas.


TVN’s Harry Jessell Talks TV On Kreiner’s Korner

TVNewsCheck To Host Cybersecurity Retreat

The June 20-21 event, designed to address the specific needs of the broadcasting industry, will open with a Cybersecurity Tour of CNN, led by Pete Chronis, SVP and chief information and security officer at Turner.

Tune Out The Old, Tune In The New

TVNewsCheck is off today. We will return Tuesday, Jan. 2. Happy New Year from all of us at TVNewsCheck.

Correction: Local Ratings In Webinar Spotlight

TVNewsCheck webinar about the changing TV ratings scene will feature experts from advertising, broadcasting and the research community addressing how to improve local audience measurement.

TVN Webinar Adds Report on Facebook $$

Gordon BorrellA new Borrell report Gauging Facebook’s Impact on Local Advertising, estimates that by year’s end, the social media giant will be capturing as much as 10% of all local ad dollars in the U.S., more than the newspaper, TV or radio industries. Attendees of TVNewsCheck’s “Optimize, Monetize Your Facebook Strategy” webinar on June 13 will receive a free copy of the $995 report.


Using Facebook Without Being Trapped In It

Readying for our June 13 webinar on optimizing and monetizing Facebook, it’s clear to me that legacy media’s relationship with the social media platform evolves daily. But for media, migrating users out of Facebook’s walled garden remains a priority.


Facebook’s White Joins TVN C-Suite Webinar

Jason White, Facebook’s manager of U.S. news partnerships, is part of a C-level executive lineup that also features Graham Media’s Emily Barr, Raycom’s Pat LaPlatney and the Dallas Morning NewsJim Moroney III. They will discuss the challenges of maintaining brand identity, monetizing and migrating audiences from Facebook back to media’s owned and operated platforms during a TVNewsCheck webinar: “Optimize, Monetize Your Facebook Strategy.” It’s set for Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. ET.


Webinar: Optimize, Monetize On Facebook

Emily BarrJim MoroneyPat LaPlatneyC-level executives from Graham Media (Barr), Raycom (LaPlatney)  and the Dallas Morning News (Moroney) will discuss the challenges of maintaining brand identity and monetizing inside Facebook’s walled garden during a TVNewsCheck webinar: “Optimize, Monetize Your Facebook Strategy.” Set for Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. ET, the webinar, which will also feature Jason White, Facebook’s manager of U.S. news partnerships, will confront the challenges of migrating audiences from Facebook back to media’s owned and operated platforms.

Build Your Cyber Defenses At TVN Webinar

TVNewsCheck will brief broadcasters on the latest developments in cybersecurity, outlining specific steps to take to shore up their defenses in a July 22 webinar: Cybersecurity for Broadcasters: Ten Steps You Need to Take Right Now at 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

Paz, Rohaly Named Tech Women To Watch

Tania Paz of Telemundo and Ann Marie Rohaly of Microsoft will be honored during TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation on April 8 during the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas.


TVNewsCheck to Honor Disney’s Thomas

Renu Thomas, Disney/ABC Networks Group SVP of technology and operations, is the recipient of TVNewsCheck’s fourth annual Women in Technology Leadership Award, which will be presented during the NAB Show in April.

TVN Accepting Women In Tech Award Noms

Presented each year at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention, the awards honor women who are advancing the tecnology arts in TV, digital and radio and support the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program. To nominate someone for the 2014 Women in Technology Leadership or Technology Women to Watch awards, download a ballot here.

NAB 2013

Honoring Tech Leader Wendy Aylsworth

Wendy Aylsworth, SVP of technology at Warner Bros. Technical Operations, on Tuesday received TVNewsCheck’s third annual Women in Technology Leadership Award at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Phil Kirk Named NewsCheckMedia Sales VP

The TV sales veteran has been promoted to oversee sales for TVNewsCheck, NetNewsCheck and the sites’ related activities.

TVNewsCheck To Honor WB’s Aylsworth

Wendy Aylsworth, tech SVP at Warner Bros. Technical Operations and the first woman to serve as president of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, will receive TVNewsCheck’s third annual Women in Technology Leadership Award during April’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.

TVNewsCheck Names Dodson Tech Editor

Andrew Dodson will lead expanded technology coverage for TVNewsCheck and also contribute to co-owned NetNewsCheck.

TVNewsCheck To Launch Quarterly Mag

The tabloid-size Executive Outlook will feature a deeper level of reporting and analysis than is found elsewhere in the trade press and is designed to offer broadcast TV owners and managers insights into how key issues are affecting the long-term direction of their industry.


Honoring Tech Leader Andrea Berry Of Fox

TVNewsCheck’s second annual Women in Technology Leadership Award presentation and reception at the NAB Show last week honored Andrea Berry, the senior vice president of media services for Fox Networks Engineering and Operations.

TVNewsCheck To Dish More News On News

A new e-newsletter, Newsroom Tuesday, set for a Jan. 17 debut, will draw from both TVNewsCheck.com and NetNewsCheck.com to feature trend stories, interviews and analysis along with the week’s biggest breaking stories in the business of electronic journalism.

NATPE 2011

Demand For Solid Syndie Fare Still Strong

Station group executives say that with growing multiplatform opportunities for stations, the need for compelling, creative syndicated programming is growing in importance. Said Post-Newsweek Stations’ Alan Frank: “No one does it like television. No one sells emotion like we do.”

TVNewsCheck To Sponsor NATPE 2011 Panel

“Reinventing Broadcasting” will feature four major TV station group presidents discussing the transformation of their industry on Jan. 26 in Miami.