Learn, Network & Connect with the Leaders in News Technology

With ratings for news playing a key role in the overall financial health of local broadcast stations and networks, finding the right technology to attract viewers with the highest quality newscasts and digital products is more important than ever before. That has made the annual News Technology Summit a must attend event for over a decade, with the 2017 event once again focusing on game-changing technologies that will give news organizations a competitive edge in their TV and digital operations.

Why Attend:

The News Technology Summit provides qualified attendees the opportunity to meet and learn from industry leaders and veterans in the business and charged with the implementation of News technology production and distribution.  You will have access to industry leaders and experts in a collaborative business casual setting away from the demands of the office or time constrains of the larger traditional trade shows.

What is included:

  • Receive a complimentary fullparticipation package that includes hotel accommodations and meals to ensure a cost-effective experience.
  • Enjoy luncheon and dinner
    Keynote addresses from
    industry experts and visionaries.
  • Take part in peer-exchange
    sessions, discussion panel
    Q&A’s, and other daily learning
  • Accelerate your strategic
    knowledge of next generation
    news technology solutions,
    advancements, capabilities,
    and challenges.
  • Network with colleagues and
    get one-on-one access to
    high-profile industry experts

Who Should Attend:

  • VP/Director of Technology
  • News Directors
  • Senior Engineering Manager/Director
  • Group/Station Owner/CEO/President
  • General Manager
  • Director/Manager of Digital Content/New Media
  • Director of Operations/Production
  • Other executives with similar responsibilities

Countdown Until News Technology Summit 2018!

Who's In the Room?

2018 Speakers to be Announced Soon!
2017 Speaker Lineup

Joe Addalia
Director of Technology Projects
Hearst Television

Greg Agvent
Senior Director of National News Technology and CNN AIR

Régis André
Senior Director Product Management

Craig Baker
Director of Operations
CNN Newsource

Lew Blanchette
System Architect
Snell Advanced Media

Aaron Brady
Technical Sales Manager, Prompting, Autocue and Autoscript Brands
Vitec Group

Tony Brown
VP of Product

Tom Butts
Content Director
NewBay Media

Lantz Croft
News Operations Manager, WBRC; Regional News Operations Manager
Raycom Media

Chris Crump
Senior Director of Worldwide Sales & Marketing

Ken Dillard
Vice President of Sales, USA

Jason Effinger
EVP - Chief Digital & Tech Officer
Gray Television Group, Inc.

Bogdan Frusina
Founder & CTO

John Kowalski
Director of Broadcast & Network Sales

Jon Landman
VP Sales

Jeffrey Liebman
Director, Network News Operations
Telemundo Network News

Drew Martin
Product Manager
Grass Valley

Mike McClain
VP and News Director

Sean McLaughlin
VP of News
The E.W. Scripps Company

Mel Olinsky
Executive Director of Bureau Operations
CBS News

Mike Palmer
Masstech Innovations

Mark Playdon
Director of Broadcast Sales

Ronan Poullaouec

Daniel Pugh
VP of Advanced Technologies

Mal Redington
Director of News Programming & Partnerships

Don Roberts
Senior Director of Television Systems
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Mark Robichaux
Editorial Director, Television Group

Mike Savello
VP of Sales

Mike Smereski
Vice President of Broadcast Engineering
The Weather Channel

Steve Smith
Broadcast Technology Consultants

Shawn Snider
Director, OverDrive, Inception & Streamline
Ross Video

Larry Thorpe
Senior Fellow
Canon USA

Bob Valinski
Sales Manager- Automation Systems

Will Waters
Senior Director IP Workflow Strategy

2018 Sponsors and Partners

Gold Sponsor

2018  Event Venue

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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