Tuesday Agenda

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Location: Murray Hill, Second Floor
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The 6th annual NewsTECHForum will explore the cutting-edge intersections of news technology, production and storytelling featuring:

Time Session
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Sponsored by:

OTT and the News: Technology, Content, and Monetization

Moderator: Michael Depp, TVNewsCheck, Special Projects Editor

Jeff Benninghoff, WWSB ABC 7, VP and GM
Derek Gebler, TownNews, VP, Broadcast and Video
Frank Mungeam, ASU Cronkite School of Journalism, Knight Professor of TV News Innovation
Ian Stinson, Cox Media Group, Executive Director, Digital Audience and Product

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Dalet Case Study

Featuring: Joe Truncale, Charter Communications, Spectrum Networks, GVP, Operations and Innovation
Interviewed by: Kathy Haley, TVNewsCheck.com, Co-Founder and Publisher

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Day Two Keynote: Christy Tanner, CBS News Digital, EVP and GM

Interviewed by: Harry Jessell, TVNewsCheck, Editor

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Optimizing Production in the Field

Moderator: Hank Volpe, MDR Consulting, Consultant

Jack Kane, NBC Connecticut/Telemundo CT, Technical Manager
Larry Lafferty, ABC News, Director, Domestic and International ENG Operations
Peter McGowan, WCBS-TV/WLNY-TV, Director, News Operations and New Technology
Dave Sirak, WFTV/Channel 9 (ABC) Television, Director, News Technology
Ray Thompson, Avid, Director Market Solutions, Broadcast and Media

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Grass Valley Case Study

Presenter: Peter Keeling, Grass Valley, Product Manager, Video Servers and Storage Solutions

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Top Technologists on the Bleeding Edge – IP, AI, AR, News Personalization; Future Workflows

Moderator: Andrea Berry, The G.A.P. Media Group, CEO
Michael Englehaupt
, Graham Media, VP and CTO
Tish Graham, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, VP, Broadcast Technology
Hank Hundemer
, Tribune Broadcasting, SVP, Engineering
Mike Palmer, Masstech Innovations, CTO