Building a More Efficient Newsroom: The New Journalist’s Desktop

Building a More Efficient Newsroom: The New Journalist's Desktop

Broadcast Engineering and Avid Technology presented a webcast that showed attendees how to achieve big gains in newsroom productivity by bridging the worlds of video and the newsroom. Click below to view the archived version.

Original Webcast Date: Wednesday, June 29th

Sponsored by: Avid

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See a demo of the iNEWS® Instinct™ system in action, the new technology designed to make journalists more productive, followed by Q&A.

  • Learn how your newsroom can produce more stories in less time
  • See how this innovative, new, easy-to-use interface can create sophisticated newscasts from the journalist’s desktop
  • Discover how common IT technology can be used to create an integrated production environment in the newsroom
  • Get your news people up-to-speed editing faster with fewer errors without complex, time-consuming NLE training

iNEWS® Instinct™ extends the power of visual storytelling to every newsroom desktop to support the changing roles of journalists and news professionals. The impact of this new technology on your newsroom is huge: improved workflow, greater efficiency, and intuitive operation - all without the need for expensive and time-consuming training.

If you missed NAB or didn’t see the iNEWS® Instinct™ demonstration, here’s your chance to discover what the show’s buzz was all about. Get the story behind this revolutionary new storytelling tool—all in a single webcast.

Join us for this high-impact, fast-paced demonstration. Learn how your news staff can work more efficiently without having to learn a professional NLE application. You’ll be amazed at how easy storytelling can be.

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Johnathon Howard
Senior Manager of Broadcast System Design
Avid Technology, Inc

Johnathon Edward Howard, III has been designing nonlinear workgroup solutions for broadcasters for more than 10 years and is currently the senior manager of broadcast system design at Avid Technology. Johnathon started his broadcast career in a small television station on the Gulf Coast and has since worked in a variety of jobs including writer, producer, and editor as well as promotions manager in diverse markets.

Johnathon is a member of the Avid Technology Patent Committee and continues Avid's tradition of innovation with a Design Team that is solely dedicated to the creation of multi-discipline workgroup solutions.

Brad Dick
Editorial Director
Broadcast Engineering

Brad has 25 years experience, including positions at TV/Radio stations; director of engineering/operations at University of Kansas; SBE-certified professional broadcast engineer; two-term SBE president and seven-term SBE secretary. His honors include winner of two American Society of Business Press Editors Awards and two Neal Awards. Brad holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Broadcast Station Management.

Paul Smirnoff
Newsroom Systems Consultant

Paul Smirnoff is Newsroom Systems Consultant to a large group of television broadcasters and content providers, including Fox Television Stations, Inc., one of the largest owned-station groups in the United States. Other clients have included SkyNews in London, Twentieth Television's cable operations and broadcasters in Pittsburgh, Miami, Cincinnati and Cleveland.

Mr. Smirnoff, an award winning television news and documentary producer, now helps his clients build broadcast operations, launch information programs and expand into the world of new electronic media. As a Newsroom Systems Consultant, he designs and outsources the training, management and integration of newsroom computer and automation systems.

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