About Rich Johnson

Rich Johnson is the Coordinator of Digital Platforms for PILOT. He develops the PILOT website, runs our social media accounts, shoots and edits InnoMinutes and manages Broadcast Blog.

The Washington Post Goes OTT

The Washington Post recently launched a major expansion of their video team. We caught up with Micah Gelman, the Post's senior editor and director of video, at our recent OTT Summit. Micah spoke to us about the Post's latest video efforts, and shared some key insights that he and his team have learned along [...]

By |February 22, 2017|Videos, Blog, InnoMinute, Television|Comments Off on The Washington Post Goes OTT

Radio Stations Get Priority Access to .radio Domain Names

The EBU (European Broadcasting Union), will launch a new Top Level Domain name “.radio” in 2017, and radio stations will get priority access. The EBU is launching a new .radio Top Level Domain name The .radio domain will be available to a number of companies in the radio industry, but the EBU believes that "radio [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on Radio Stations Get Priority Access to .radio Domain Names

Cybersecurity: The Next Steps

Watch Now Free to NAB Members / $99 for non-members Our latest webcast builds on our popular Cybersecurity for Broadcasters webcast to show how you can implement a cybersecurity program today to detect, protect and recover from an attack tomorrow.  Learn from your peers, who are already putting plans into place, and find out what this has meant for their security. [...]

By |February 22, 2017|Webcasts|Comments Off on Cybersecurity: The Next Steps

Launching Your OTT Service

On Monday January 23, PILOT and the Local Media Association hosted the OTT Summit. Industry thought leaders including Newsy, Calkins Media and BIA/Kelsey discussed the logistics of incorporating over-the-top (OTT) into existing business models and presented case studies that demonstrated how to successfully leverage the technology. We’ve gathered the key takeaways and insights that can [...]

By |February 8, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Launching Your OTT Service

Examining Radio displays at the Auto Show

Radio has long been the king of in-car entertainment. In recent years, new audio services have been introduced in automobiles to enhance the driver and passenger experience. The addition of these services means that the once prominent radio dial can be buried behind menu screens in a new user interface. While "radio remains the preferred from of [...]

By |January 19, 2017|Blog, Radio|Comments Off on Examining Radio displays at the Auto Show

Social Media and the News

Over the past few years, we have a seen a shift in the way people access and consume news. After our Social Media and the News panel at NAB Show New York, we caught up with the panelists to discuss the challenges news outlets face, and talk about the ways that broadcasters and [...]

By |December 20, 2016|Videos, Blog, InnoMinute|Comments Off on Social Media and the News