News Production’s Journey To The Cloud In Spotlight At NewsTECHForum

Executives from Fox Corp., Sinclair, Tegna and Bitcentral will chart the trajectory of more and more news operations into the cloud or a hybrid cloud environment at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually as well. Register here.

The cloud offers potential for news organizations with correspondents located around the world, throughout a region or across a single DMA. Top industry technology leaders will share the steps they’re taking to move more news operations into the cloud or a cloud hybrid environment in The Cloud and the Future of News Production, a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum conference on Dec. 14.

Paul Capizzi, CIO and SVP technology, Fox Corp.; Kurt Rao, CTO, Tegna; Mike Palmer, senior director, media management, Sinclair Broadcast Group; and Sam Peterson, Bitcentral, will join moderator Glen Dickson, TVNewsCheck contributing editor, for the 1 p.m. ET discussion, which will be in person at the New York Hilton as well as virtually.

“Broadcasters have been moving storage and editing into the cloud,” said Kathy Haley, TVNewsCheck’s publisher and co-founder. “Our panel will talk about how that’s going, while considering next steps, costs and other issues.”

In-person attendees 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 News Operations in a Changed World; Reinventing the Live Shot; Remote Production and the Future of News Storytelling; 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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