Skype TX Brings Students to Clinton Global Initiative Session

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The Clinton Global Initiative brings together thousands of leaders from all walks of life around the world, from heads of state to CEOs to Nobel Laureates and more, to work on developing solutions for world problems. At the concluding session of the four-day 2015 annual meeting in New York, Chelsea Clinton hosted a discussion with … Read more…

The New “TD”: Running the Show for the First Time

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Tanya Kisakova, a student at Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver, Colorado, shares the excitement and tension of her first experience running a show as technical director on TriCaster, in this YouTube video. After only a month in training, she’s calling the shots, and does so successfully. To show all sides of that experience, she … Read more…

Oahe TV’s Trial by Fire at the Quasquicentennial

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We love the English language, fancy words with Latin roots, Shakespeare and all that, but confess we had no idea there was even such a word as “Quasquicentennial.” Now we know it means “125th anniversary.”  Read on, MacDuff! Patrick Callahan, owner of Lifewrx Media and general manager of Oahe TV, the local Public/Education/Government (PEG) cable … Read more…

Walking on the Moon from Coney Island

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The people of Brooklyn, NY, have a sparkling new resource for creating and promoting local performing arts and community media.  Independent media nonprofit BRIC has partnered with Brooklyn Public Library to create a professional-level video production studio available to the public at the Coney Island Library branch.  The new facility will be used to provide … Read more…

Don Ballance Talks Training with AV Interactive

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Don Ballance, NewTek’s headmaster of training, took AV Interactive’s Zoe Mutter on a free-wheeling tour through the massive mix of online and on-site training that NewTek offers for resellers and end users.  An extensive library of free training videos and materials, as well as affordable classes, cover every aspect of live production, streaming, switching, graphics … Read more…

Victoria and Albert Museum Brings Live Streaming In-House, Gains Global Audience

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The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has transformed itself over the last decade, developing a reputation as one of the world’s most exciting museums of art and design. While it has doubled its visitor numbers to more than 3 million per year with major exhibitions such as Hollywood Costume and David Bowie, the Museum … Read more…

Production Truck Doubles as Event Response Communications Vehicle

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Cities of America take note!  Some townships ensure that emergency responders maintain communications during a disaster by procuring an Event Response Communications Vehicle (ERC-V).  However, an ERC-V is an expensive taxpayer investment that sits idle most of the time. When authorities in Huntsville, Alabama debated the pros and cons of purchasing an ERC-V after a … Read more…

WebCast-On-Demand: TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In this webcast, Dr. Andrew Cross, president and CTO of NewTek, and Rex Olson, vice president of media production, discuss the ten-year evolution of TriCaster and its impact on live production, leading up to the launch of TriCaster Advanced Edition, groundbreaking new software that changes the face of live production. Over 60 new features allow … Read more…

Auburn University Student Government Association Approves TriCaster 460 Purchase

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On Monday, April 27, the Auburn University Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously approved funds toward the purchase of NewTek TriCaster™ 460 for Auburn’s Eagle Eye TV newsroom.   The integrated multi-camera live production and streaming system replaces an older model TriCaster and will be used for all production by Eagle Eye TV, including live shows and … Read more…

How Western Illinois University (WIU) Trains the Next Generation of Broadcast Journalists

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By: Claudia Kienzle Macomb, Il When Macomb, Illinois residents watch NEWS3 newscasts on their local Comcast cable channel 3, they see a multi-camera news program, rich with graphics, branding, and interesting content. Judging by the quality of this on-air product, they would not suspect it’s a Western Illinois University (WIU) student production. And when national … Read more…