Video News in a Changing Media Ecosystem: 2021 Agenda Highlights

New York Hilton, Nassau Room (2nd floor) 

News Operations in a Changed World 

How has widespread remote production remote production in news programming changed the way TV’s engineering, news and digital content community think about designing the newsrooms, studios and control rooms of the future? A brainstorming session with executives in technology, news and digital.

Reinventing TV News for a Connected World

TV broadcasters have tried for years to attract younger audiences without offending existing linear TV audiences. The rise of streaming and mobile offer clear opportunities to reinvent the wheel. We gather news leaders, innovators and iconoclasts to re-imagine video news and talk about how technology can help or hinder the transformation.

The Cloud & the Future of News Production

The cloud offers potential for news organizations with correspondents located around the world, throughout a regional or across a single DMA. TV’s engineering community is already planning content management’s move into the cloud and cloud editing is gaining ground. What steps are engineering/IT managers taking to move more news operations into a cloud or hybrid cloud setting? What are they learning about costs, security and other concerns?

Reinventing the Live Shot

Smaller news vehicles, cameras that acquire, stream and even edit video, connectivity via bonded cellular, low earth orbit satellite, 2 GHz, 5G: the changing economics of the video news industry has technologists imagining new ways to handle the live shot. We gather leaders in traditional and non-traditional ENG to imagine the future together.

Remote Production & the Future of News Storytelling

Has story centric workflow, long a mantra in news production, gotten a boost from more than a year of distributed production? How are news managers, producers and the operations teams that support them reimagining production and storytelling in a post-pandemic world?

News Technology and Combating Disinformation 

News, technology and digital leaders discuss the daily battle with disinformation and misinformation over crucial topics like COVID-19 and elections and the newsroom resources and methodologies they bring to bear in the fight.