TVN’S NEWSTECHFORUM

WTTG GM Paolini In Conversation At NTF

Patrick Paolini, VP and GM of Fox Television Stations’ WTTG Washington, will discuss local advertising, election coverage, the power of local content and his own punditry at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum.

Patrick Paolini, VP and GM of WTTG, the Fox O&O in Washington, will delve intro his dual roles as station manager and news pundit/podcaster at TVNewsCheck‘s seventh annual NewsTECHForum.

Paolini, a veteran GM and sales manager at Fox, will join TVNewsCheck Co-Founder and Editor at Large Harry Jessell in a one-on-one conversation Dec. 17 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the New York Hilton.

“Patrick cuts a large and unique figure, both in his own newsroom and among GMs nationwide,” said Michael Depp, TVNewsCheck’s editor. “His conversation with Harry will explore how his provocative nature has reshaped news at WTTG, vigorously expanding local content with an unusual sideline into podcasting.”

Set for Dec. 16-17 at the New York Hilton, NewsTECHForum will bring together engineering, news, production and digital leaders to discuss excellence in news storytelling and news workflow. Black News Channel’s VP of News Gary Wordlaw is this year’s keynote interview.

Panels and presentations will tackle Cybersecurity in the Newsroom and the Field; New Frontiers in News Storytelling; OTT News Content, Technology and Monetization Strategies; Technology and 2020 Election Coverage; and Top Technologists on Tomorrow’s Challenges, among other sessions.

NewsTECHForum is co-located with the 14th Annual SVG Summit, which gathers more than 1,000 sports video professionals and their technology partners to talk about production excellence in sports television. The SVG Summit is produced by the Sports Video Group and features a technology showcase of more than 75 companies that is open to all NewsTECHForum attendees.

BRAND CONNECTIONS

This year’s NewsTECHForum will also feature the second annual Social Media Excellence Awards, recognizing extraordinary engagement and innovation by local TV brands and talent.

To register for NewsTECHForum, click here.


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