News’ Digital And Streaming Storytelling Evolution At NewsTECHForum

Executives and editors from the BBC, CNN, ABC Owned Stations and Gray Television will look at how their storytelling on digital platforms will change in 2021 amid ongoing remote production and emerging technology at TVNewsCheck’s virtual NewsTECHForum on Dec. 16. Register here.

Digital innovators — editors, producers and executives — at CNN, BBC, ABC Owned Television Stations, Gray Television and The Weather Company will frame up how the pandemic’s remote production shift and rapidly evolving technological innovations will shape their approaches to news storytelling in 2021 in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum in December, presented virtually this year.

Glen Hale

Joe Fiveash

Joe Fiveash, VP of strategy and media solutions, The Weather Company; Glen Hale, VP, digital content and audience development, Gray Television; John Kelly, director of data journalism, ABC Owned Television Stations; Robert McKenzie, editor, BBC News Labs; and Ameya Pendse, supervising producer, CNN, will join TVNewsCheck Editor Michael Depp for a panel, How Will Digital and Streaming Storytelling Evolve in 2021? on Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. ET.

“News stories and how they’re digitally delivered will continue to see dramatic leaps forward in 2021, from a proliferation of new streaming content to greater advances in personalization and versioning for audiences,” Depp says. “Joe, Glen, John, Robert and Ameya represent a broad spectrum of experimentation across digital platforms and will share their organizations’ priority projects for next year.”

Ameya Pendse

John Kelly


NewsTECHForum will also feature sessions on Novel Approaches to News Storytelling Under Stress; Pivoting the Newsroom to Crisis; Advances in IP and Cloud Workflows; Remote Production: From Exception to Option; Standing Out on Social in a Historic Year and News 2022: The Reshaping of Programming, Technology and Audience.

Attendees will participate in the live, daily, two-and-a-half-hour streamed sessions on Zoom Webinar, where they can pose questions to speakers, participate in live audience polling and wrap up the day with half-hour, open-mic Roundtables on key issues.

Robert McKenzie

Before, during and after the conference, attendees may also network, submit suggested questions for speakers, chat about issues, browse virtual exhibits and set appointments with sponsors by downloading the TVNewsCheck Events app from the Apple or Android stores. App users who have registered for NewsTECHForum also have the option of watching the programming’s live stream on the app.

Register for NewsTECHForum here.

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