Reinventing The Live Shot At NewsTECHForum

The video news industry’s emerging technologies and changing economics has technologists imagining new ways to handle the live shot. Executives from Fox News, Sinclair Broadcast Group and WCBS will consider the many ways its changing at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually. Register here.

Smaller news vehicles, cameras that acquire, stream and even edit video, connectivity via bonded cellular, low earth orbit satellite, 2 GHz, 5G: all of them are impacting how news organizations approach the live shot. What those changes will look like will be explored in a panel, Reinventing the Live Shot, at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum conference on Dec. 14.

Leaders in traditional and non-traditional ENG will imagine the future together in the discussion featuring Ben Ramos, VP field operations and emerging technology, Fox News; Ernie Ensign, senior director, news technology, Sinclair Broadcast Group; and Rich Paleski, director of operations at WCBS. Mike Fass, technology and workflow consultant at EVERForward Strategies, will moderate the 2 p.m. ET panel, which will be presented in person at the New York Hilton as well as virtually.

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 News Operations in a Changed World; The Cloud and the Future of News Production; 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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