Missed NewsTECHForum? Watch The Videos

TVNewsCheck brought together executives from all the major station groups — and one soon-to-launch cable network — for a two-day event this week exploring the latest intersections of news and technology. Complete video coverage of its many panels and interviews is available now. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

TVNewsCheck‘s seventh annual NewsTECHForum, held this week at the New York Hilton, dove deeply into the news industry’s most pressing technological and journalistic issues, and complete video coverage of the sessions is available now, just follow the links below. There are links to TVNewsCheck’s coverage as well.

TVNewsCheck’s Co-Founder and Editor at Large Harry A. Jessell looked at the prospects for an African-American-focused news network in his keynote interview with Black News Channel’s Gary Wordlaw, VP of news. Video link; story link.

Jessell also caught up with Fox-owned WTTG Washington’s iconoclastic GM and podcasting pundit Patrick Paolini. Video link; story link.

Streaming executives from Sinclair, CBS Local Digital, NBC News Digital, Fox Owned Stations and TownNews shared at the latest in OTT content strategies and back-end technology headaches. Video link; story link.

News storytelling innovators from Tegna, NBC LX and ABC’s Localish showed examples of their cutting-edge work and how new technologies are helping to make it. Video link; story link.

News executives from Hearst, E.W. Scripps and The Associated Press laid out their coverage strategies for the 2020 election, along with the technologies they’ll bring to bear to safeguard and verify their reporting. Video link; story link.


Technology leaders from Gray Television Stations, Fox Owned Stations and ABC News unpacked their latest approaches to multiplatform production. Video link; story link.

Top tech executives from the Disney ABC Television Group, CBS Television Stations and Meredith framed out their ongoing transitions to the cloud and an IP-based infrastructure. Video link; story link.

Finally, the recipients of this year’s TVNewsCheck Social Media Excellence Awards demonstrated the Facebook efforts that have risen above the pack, outlining their content and engagement strategies on the platform. Video link; story link.

It was a packed two days of conversation on news technology’s cutting edge, so dive back in anytime with our video coverage.

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