Innovation Stories

WVIK Podcast: Suspect Convictions

By |February 12, 2018|Innovation Stories|

Despite not having network or big-market resources, in January 2017, Quad Cities NPR affiliate WVIK and veteran journalist Scott Reeder launched a true-crime podcast, “Suspect Convictions” – a near-instant hit. Within the first month, “Suspect [...]

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Video Call Center

By |February 20, 2018|Innovation Stories|

Video Call Center (VCC) makes live video caller TV (think radio call-in shows with pictures) a reality on broadcast, cable, online and on Facebook Live. By tying smartphones into live TV, VCC allows broadcasters to [...]

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TEGNA Media’s Verify

By |February 13, 2018|Innovation Stories|

In May 2017, TEGNA’s TV stations started delving into the real story behind a host of topics based on viewer requests, from curiosities to weighty local and national issues. The fact-checking initiative, called Verify, grew [...]

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KNXV Phoenix’s Next-Level Digital-First Newsroom

By |February 13, 2018|Innovation Stories|

In June 2015, KNXV started producing digital content as the centerpiece of newsroom operations. Doing so required sweeping changes in workflow, job descriptions and traditional broadcast journalism mindset. That included merging the station’s traditional news [...]

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