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About Skip Pizzi

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

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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Technology Internship Grants Return for 2020

By |July 24, 2019|Blog|

PILOT and the NAB Leadership Foundation (NABLF) will award grants to selected NAB member stations to provide paid engineering or media technology internships to undergraduate students. Apply Now In 2018, PILOT—working with the NAB Leadership [...]

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Media Technology and Innovation Scholarships

By |October 10, 2018|Blog|

It’s no secret that the broadcast industry has been somewhat challenged in finding new, young technical staff in recent years. The growing attractiveness of other, newer media types has left broadcasting at a bit of [...]

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