Modern Video Technology Helps Preserve American Broadcast History

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By: Brian Leopold “He’s two-feet-tall, formally dressed, and even though he doesn’t have a voice, millions of Americans listened to him every week.” Fritz Golman, Television Director at Chicago’s Museum of Broadcast Communications, and I are playing a game of “Name That Object.” Golman describes one of the hundreds of objects on permanent display at … Read more…

Forecasting Nebraska Weather from a California Garage

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Adweek’s TVSpy profiled Geoff Fox, meteorologist for News Channel Nebraska, a broadcast station in Norfolk, NE serving a large swath of the state’s small towns via cable and streaming. You may recall we took an in-depth look at Geoff Fox and his setup here a few months ago. Fox makes use of the macro command-driven capabilities … Read more…

24/7 Live Music TV Network: Workflow, Gear and Americana

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By Alex Eidman For Ronnie and Amy Wright, DittyTV was a matter of destiny. When they married, they embraced a shared entrepreneurial spirit, founding and managing a number of successful technology ventures over the past two decades. Yet music was always just beneath the surface. They’ve each been in bands since they were teenagers. Amy … Read more…

A Workflow That Delivers for Small Business

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By Patrick Collins From the start of his career, Brent Leary’s professional passion has been customer relationship management or CRM. “Even in my first job out of school, representing pharmaceutical sales reps, I was interested in the importance of customer relationships,” he says. Today, Leary is regarded and respected as an authority on CRM. Among other … Read more…

EMC: Benefits of In-House Corporate Video + Interview with Dr. Andrew Cross

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The latest news show from RedShark TV features segments on in-house corporate video production and IP workflow. At 14:34 into the video, Dave Ross of EMC is interviewed about the value an in-house production team can bring to corporate communications both internally and with clients. EMC’s team relies on a pair of TriCasters for in-studio … Read more…

How to Get Funny with YouTube Subscribers (Part 2) – Creating Your Own Strip Show

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How to Produce Your Own Strip Show No, not that strip show.  For what we mean, please read Part 1 of the piece here. You can produce a strip show from a simple room, measuring no more than 10′ by 10′ with at least 8′ of ceiling height. A higher ceiling helps if you want … Read more…

Geoff Fox, Pioneering Work At Home Weatherman

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Geoff Fox is a veteran TV meteorologist with seven Emmy awards and more than 30 years experience delivering the daily forecast at TV stations from sea to shining sea. Changes in the weather aren’t the only thing he’s observed. Like nearly everything else, meteorology and weather reporting have radically changed during his career thanks primarily … Read more…

The Low Cost 3-Camera Production Recipe

The Canon XA10 HD is ideal for studio and/or location work and offers a handy flip-out HD viewscreen. Here, used here by a KRGV-TV5, shooter, it helped that station win an Emmy Award.

By George Avgerakis The most basic online video production is a lecture or webinar – one guy in front of a camera, perhaps with slides or graphics.  Universities, hospitals, corporations and even garage mechanics are making these shows and many are making money.  But audiences are starting to demand more quality.  Soon, multi-cameras, animated graphics … Read more…