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Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Apr 30

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- April 30, 2008 -- The Newseum, a new 250,000-square-foot museum of the news media in Washington, D.C., has chosen the ScheduALL production and operations management solution for its state-of-the-art HD production facilities and A/V resources. The highly visible Newseum, which opened April 11, 2008, is using ScheduALL to schedule, track, and manage all broadcasting equipment, personnel, and resources.


The Newseum's HD production facilities include two production studios, two control rooms, five edit suites, and a digital, multiformat HD news production infrastructure that will be used to host high-profile news programs such as ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." ScheduALL provides a centralized view into the scheduling of all rooms, equipment, and personnel to prevent double-booking and to ensure that all projects are executed on schedule and on budget, and with the resources they require. ScheduALL is also being used to manage scheduling of A/V equipment and personnel for the Newseum's conference center, which may be leased for a variety of events.


"ScheduALL has become a valuable tool for our organization. At a moment's glance, we can view the happenings of the entire Newseum and all of the resources associated with the various events taking place at our complex facility," said Dawn Williams, the Newseum's manager of audiovisual services.


"We're very excited to be part of such a high-visibility, prestigious organization," said Joel Ledlow, CEO of ScheduALL. "The Newseum is dedicated to giving the public an inside look at the absolute state of the art in today's broadcasting equipment and operations. The fact that the Newseum chose ScheduALL to manage this critical component of its operation speaks volumes about our unique capability to understand and deliver management solutions, instead of just selling product."


More information about ScheduALL and its software solutions is available online at www.scheduall.com.


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About the Newseum

The Newseum -- a 250,000-square-foot museum of news -- offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. The Newseum is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., on America's Main Street between the White House and the U.S. Capitol and adjacent to the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall. The exterior's unique architectural features include a 74-foot-high marble engraving of the First Amendment and an immense front wall of glass through which passers-by can watch the museum fulfill its mission of providing a forum where the media and the public can gain a better understanding of each other. The Newseum features seven levels of galleries, theaters, retail spaces, and visitor services. It offers a unique environment that takes museumgoers behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made. More information is available at www.newseum.org.


About ScheduALL

ScheduALL is the leading provider of enterprise resource management (ERM) software for the broadcast and media industry. With more than 1,200 worldwide clients within the broadcast, satellite, and production facilities, ScheduALL is clearly recognized as the partner of choice for operational management software solutions.


ScheduALL's software offers comprehensive workflow and resource management capabilities that enable clients to optimize personnel, resource, and bandwidth utilization in a way that directly translates into increased productivity and ROI. ScheduALL's modular approach and scalable product sets provide a collaborative platform for users in the broadcast, production, post-production, satellite/network transmission, and newsroom environments. ScheduALL clients include BBC, FOX News Network, The Associated Press, IntelSat, Turner Studios, Mediaset, CBC, ABC Australia, RTL, and NewSkies Satellites. More information is available at www.scheduall.com.


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