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

Rose Hulse And Yushi Xu Show A Fearlessness Worth Watching

Rose Hulse, founder and CEO of ScreenHits TV, and Yushi Xu, senior architect at FreeWheel, are this year’s TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Women to Watch honorees. They share an undaunted approach to tackling new terrain from consumer apps to ad technology. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.

WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2021

Universal Studios’ Chang Fixes Her Gaze On 2030

Annie Chang, VP of technology at Universal Studios, is one of two recipients of this year’s TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Futurist Awards. Her work has her anticipating workflows and asset management a decade ahead of where the industry is now. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awaerds presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.

WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2021

KNSD’s Stewart Is A ‘Champion Of Change’

Donna Stewart, news operations manager at NBCUniversal Local’s KNSD San Diego and a TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Futurist honoree, closes three decades at the station having helped lead it through fundamental changes through an abundance of patience, communicative strength and intricate technical understanding. Above, a couple of champions: Donna Stewart with Billie Jean King in San Diego. Register for TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Awards presentation and Technology in a Changing Media Ecosystem webinar with the winners here.

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.

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.

ScreenHits TV’s Hulse And FreeWheel’s XU To Receive TVN’s Technology Women To Watch Awards

The recipients of TVNewsCheck’s annual Technology Women to Watch Awards — ScreenHits TV’s Rose Adkins Hulse and FreeWheel’s Yushi Xu — are emerging as promising innovators in the VOD and ad tech realms. They’ll participate in a TVN webinar with the other WIT honorees on Sept. 28 (register here) and receive their awards at the NAB Show on Oct. 12 (register here).

TVN Honors Annie Chang And Donna Stewart With 2021 Women in Technology Futurist Awards

The recipients of TVNewsCheck’s annual Women in Technology Futurist Award — Universal Pictures’ Annie Chang and KNSD’s Donna Stewart — have shown exceptional abilities to anticipate technology trends and help their organizations pivot nimbly to meet them. They’ll participate in a TVN webinar with the other WIT honorees on Sept. 28 (register here) and receive their awards at the NAB Show on Oct. 12.

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.

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.