About Skip Pizzi

Skip Pizzi is the Senior Director of New Media Technologies at the National Association of Broadcasters.

Re-Viva Las Vegas and the BEIT Call for Papers

By |April 6, 2021|Blog|

Admit it—like many others, you’ve been thinking, “I can’t believe I miss Las Vegas.” To some extent, secretly or otherwise, we’re all looking forward to returning to the real world this fall when the 2021 NAB Show takes place there October 9-13.

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Dueling Technical Emmys This Year

By |October 19, 2020|Blog|

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards—commonly known as the "Tech Emmys"—are usually awarded in a Las Vegas ceremony during the annual NAB Show in April of each [...]

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Broadcast Audio in a Pandemic

By |August 24, 2020|Blog|

Most broadcast technology professionals are well acquainted with the evolution of live audio connections within our industry. From dial-up telephone lines to dedicated analog and then digital point-to-point connections, through switched digital and cellular services [...]

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Next Gen TV at the 2020 BEIT Conference

By |June 30, 2020|Blog|

The 2020 NAB Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference covered many topics, but none more comprehensively than ATSC 3.0, or Next Generation TV. Of course, the physical conference did not take place as [...]

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Behind the Scenes at the First UHD Super Bowl

By |March 10, 2020|Blog|

On March 5, 2020, NAB presented a technology webcast that provided an inside look at the broadcast of Super Bowl LIV by FOX Sports—the first to be presented in Ultra High Definition (UHD). The webcast [...]

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Hollywood of the Middle East

By |November 19, 2019|Blog|

Recently, NAB CTO Sam Matheny and I had a rare opportunity to visit Egypt Media Production City (EMPC), a 700+ acre site that many consider “the Hollywood of the Middle East.” The facility, located just [...]

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Mobile Moves Ahead

By |October 15, 2019|Blog|

Reprinted from the September/October 2019 issue of The Financial Manager magazine People like labels. Companies like labels. Industries like labels. In today’s complex world, they simplify things, and allow us to sort them into more [...]

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2020 BEIT Conference’s Call for Papers is Open

By |October 9, 2019|Blog|

Technical paper proposals are now being accepted for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference at the 2020 NAB Show, to be held April 18-22 in Las Vegas, Nev. The NAB Show is the [...]

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Tech Tuesday Premieres at the 2019 Radio Show

By |August 23, 2019|Blog, Radio|

At the 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, we’re unveiling Tech Tuesday. It’s a full day of radio technology presentations on September 24, 2019 (the day prior to the official Radio Show opening). It’s intended for [...]

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