Local TV Station Develops 360 Video Strategy for YouTube

KTVB has been using 360 video for news stories since December 2016 November 28, 2017

OXFORD, MISS.—KTVB in Boise, Idaho, had found its 360-degree GoPro Omni camera to be a great tool for capturing interesting news stories, but like drone video has found that it is best when used with a purpose. Xanti Alcelay, director of photography at KTVB, told the Meek School of Journalism’s News Lab that because of the difficulties and time-consuming nature of 360 video production, that newsroom’s have to pick and choose when to use the technology. However, for certain things, like a recent video on base-jumping the station did, 360 cameras can provide a different angle to a story.

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