Hybridity, AI Top Tech Trends For ’24

Top executives from Tubi, Tegna, Sinclair, Cisco and Lawo told a TVNewsCheck webinar Tuesday that hybrid technology architectures and business models would be a major dynamic in 2024, along with an expanding and promising use of generative AI that also compels great caution. To watch the video of the full webinar, click here.

Hitachi Multiformat Cameras Help New Maryland Public Television Studio Shine

Hitachi Kokusai has completed one of the first deliveries of its new SK-UHD7000-S2 broadcast cameras to Maryland Public Television through Digital Video Group, a longtime Hitachi Kokusai partner based in […]

Varnish Software Appoints Fredrik Borg New CEO

Varnish Software, a provider of caching, streaming and content delivery software solutions, has appointed Fredrik Borg its new chief executive officer. The company says the new appointment “underscores Borg’s remarkable […]


Ross Production Services Moves To IP At Conn. Facility With Calrec’s Argo

Ross Production Services (RPS), a division of Ross Video, has upgraded its Connecticut facility by integrating three new 60-fader Argo S consoles from Calrec Audio. The Argos are housed within […]

Getty Images And BBC Studios Partner On Platform Enabling ‘Unprecedented’ Access To BBC Archive Video

Getty Images, a global visual content creator and marketplace, in partnership with BBC Studios, the commercial subsidiary of the BBC, announces the launch of a new platform giving its customers unprecedented access to […]

Disguise And Cuebric Launch AI-Driven Photorealistic Content Generator For Virtual Production

Disguise, a provider of virtual production technology used for Top Gun: Maverick, The Joker and more — has partnered with AI platform Cuebric to make virtual environments faster, easier and more cost-effective to build than ever […]

SMPTE Launches Its First Student Chapter At An HBCU

Generative AI Video Producer Waymark And Self-Serve Adtech Platform Danads Automate TV Advertising Journey

Waymark, an AI video creation technology company, and DanAds, a provider of self-serve advertising automation technology, today announced a partnership that provides global publishers and media owners with a “fully automated, […]

Two More Miami Television Stations Launch NextGen Broadcasts

WPLG and WSVN launch a second stick, bringing enhanced video and audio, interactive applications and upgradable technology to their free, over-the-air services.

ENVY Extends Partnership With Avid On Post-Production Workflows

Full-service post-production facility ENVY has signed a multi-year subscription and support contract with media systems integrator Jigsaw24 Media to extend its relationship with Avid and supply its facilities with Avid’s state-of-the-art video editing […]

WCRN-LD Boston Dropping 3.0, Going Back To ATSC 1.0

At issue is what the owner Frank Copsidas says are technical issues with a special version of ATSC 3.0 standard that the stations was using and that he hopes can be fixed.

Behind The Scenes Of The Most Spectacular Show On TV

Months of preparation, hundreds of staff, convoys of cutting-edge gear: inside the machine that crafts prime time’s most popular entertainment: NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

Free New Year’s Eve Feed From Times Square Available Again

The co-organizers of the famous New York New Year’s Ball Drop — Countdown Entertainment and the Times Square Alliance — are once again offering free, HD satellite/fiber feeds and an […]


Navigating the AI revolution in media sales: challenges, trust and harnessing custom AI solutions

AI is changing media sales. ChatGPT automates tasks and creates efficiencies, but OpenAI’s leadership changes show the need for a strategic approach to AI integration. ShareBuilders offers tailored AI solutions prioritizing data safety and flexibility.

KPRC Houston Getting New Studio Next Year

ATSC 3.0 Audio Services: The How And Why

Radio can deliver audio services through a remarkably efficient, far-reaching system.

NewsTECHForum: In-Person Or Live Streaming Options For Attendees

The conference, which will tackle the theme of Adapting to a Culture of Continuous Crisis, will be accessible via live stream as well as for in-person attendees at the New York Hilton on Dec. 12. Featured speakers are from BBC, AP, CNBC, E.W. Scripps, NewsNation, NBCUniversal, CBS News & Stations, Tegna, Hearst Television, Gray Television, Fox Television Stations, ProPublica the Partnership on AI and much more. Register here.

More Consumers Now Launch TV Viewing Via Smart TV Apps Than Set-Top Boxes

When it comes to how consumers opt to launch a TV/video session, smart TV apps have caught up with and even slightly surpassed set-top boxes in a remarkably short time. According to Hub Entertainment Research’s latest annual “Decoding the Default” study, 32% of viewers now report that they initially use a smart TV app when they start watching video content — up 10 percentage points from the 22% who said the same in 2021.

ATSC Joins Other Industry Partners To Fund DASH-IF Conformance Tool

The JCCP (Joint Content Conformance Partners) was funded by ATSC along with DASH-IF, the DVB Project, the Consumer Technology Association WAVE (Web Application Video Ecosystem) Project and the HbbTV Association. […]

Telecom Veteran Sergio Murillo Joins USSI Global As International Sales VP

USSI Global, a turnkey provider of customized network, broadcast and digital signage systems and services worldwide, has hired Sergio Murillo as vice president of international sales, with an emphasis on Latin […]

Brainstorm Participating In EC-Funded Emerald AI & Automation Project

Brainstorm, a provider of real-time 3D graphics, virtual sets and augmented reality solutions, is participating in the European Project Emerald “AI and Process Automation for Sustainable Entertainment and Media” funded […]

Eurovision Sport Deploys LiveU’s EcoSystem To Create Enhanced Coverage Of Cycling World Championships

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), took full advantage of its ongoing relationship with LiveU at the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships. Using solutions from […]

Vizrt Celebrates 10 Years Of Viz University With Mission To Educate The Next Generation Of Content Creators

Vizrt, a provider of real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators, celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Viz University. During the decade, Viz University, a learning platform that offers […]

Vizrt Intros TriCaster Flex Dual Control Panel

Vizrt, a provider of real-time graphics and live production solutions for content creators, has added a second TriCaster Flex control panel to its lineup – the TriCaster Flex Dual. Chris […]

FCC Grants Broadcasters Partial Waiver Of Emergency Alert Deadline

The FCC has given broadcasters some extra time to make sure their emergency alerts comply with new rules that favor IP-based alerts, but only for the broadcasters the agency has concluded really need the extension.

Michigan To Join State-Level Effort To Regulate AI Political Ads As Federal Legislation Is Pending

Campaigns on the state and federal level will be required to clearly say which political advertisements airing in Michigan were created using artificial intelligence under legislation expected to be signed in the coming days by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat. It also would prohibit use of AI-generated deepfakes within 90 days of an election without a separate disclosure identifying the media as manipulated. (Alex Brandon/AP)


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president and general manager. Other current jobs posted on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a vice president and general manager, assistant news director, two marketing consultants, weekend content manager, local sales manager, content manager, executive news producer, assistant engineer and reporter/MMJ, maintenance technician and general sales manager.

M2A Media Expands North American Team

M2A Media, a provider of cloud-based live video solutions, is enlarging its team in North America with the appointment of two hires. Rob Levesque joins M2A Media in the newly […]

TV Azteca Chooses Beam Dynamics To Transform Technology Management

Beam Dynamics, a provider of technology lifecycle management, is implementing its Asset Intelligence Platform for TV Azteca. The new system “will streamline TV Azteca’s daily operations by consolidating asset tracking, […]

Ateme Enables Disaster Recovery For Ukraine’s Volia

Volia, a pay-TV and cable broadband service provider in Ukraine, has chosen Ateme to supply a disaster recovery solution for its packaging and CDN platform. Volia is using the Ateme NEA packaging […]