News Operations In A Changed World

Executives from ABC News, Fox Television Stations, WCBS and FX Design Group will look at how widespread remote production has charted a new path forward for news operations at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually. Register here.

Newsroom leaders working through those changes will consider the long-term impact on news operations in a panel, News Operations in a Changed World, opening TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum conference on Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. ET presented both in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually.

Fabian Westerwelle, executive director, media & technology, ABC News; Erik Smith, director of news operations at Fox Owned Stations’ WTXF Philadelphia; Peter McGowan, director of new operations and new technology, WCBS; and Mack MacLaughlin, CEO of FX Design Group, will join moderator Glen Dickson, TVNewsCheck contributing editor, for the brainstorming session framing out just how drastically pandemic remote production has reframed news operations.

In-person attendees at the New York Hilton will be required to show proof of complete vaccination and extensive COVID safety protocols will be in place on site for the event, which will be co-located with Sports Video Group’s annual summit.

Panels will explore a wide range of the industry’s most pressing challenges and exciting technological opportunities. They will include a keynote interview with Fox Weather President Sharri Berg and meteorologists Amy Freeze and Craig Herrera, and panels including The Cloud and the Future of News Production; Reinventing the Live Shot; Remote Production and the Future of News Storytelling; Reinventing TV News for a Connected World; and News Technology and Combatting Disinformation.

Attendees will have access to a Technology Showcase featuring socially distanced exhibits hosted by companies including Grass Valley, Ross Video, TVU and others. Attendees will also have access to sessions at the Sports Video Group Summit, which is co-located with NewsTECHForum.

Register here for NewsTECHForum 2021.

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