Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

CBS19 Selects Browser Based Blackbird

News Image
Blackbird has announced that CBS19 has chosen browser-based Blackbird for professional, collaborative and scalable video editing and publishing for its broadcast and digital workflow.

CBS19 is a Charlottesville based TV station delivering local news, weather and sport to the Charlottesville area across mobile, digital & TV. Parent company, The Lockwood Broadcast Group, is a television, digital and advertising company based in Richmond, Virginia, owning and operating 12 stations and 33 channels across 8 designated markets across the US.

CBS19 will deploy Blackbird to provide its editors, producers, social teams and reporters with the full Blackbird edit suite to immediately access field footage, wire packages and IP/SDI feeds, seconds behind live, from anywhere. Using the platform’s professional grade toolset to edit content collaboratively, users can publish at speed to multiple digital and broadcast endpoints including social media and playout.

Blackbird's multi-award-winning professional cloud video editing and publishing platform is ideally suited to the fast paced and evolving newsroom workflows and is already deployed across multiple TV stations across the United States. TV news is all about speed, relevance and accuracy making secure universal access and collaboration to your live and file-based content using the Blackbird solution vital.

Blackbird CEO, Ian McDonough, said: "We are delighted to welcome CBS19 on board alongside our existing news customers. Blackbird drives huge efficiencies as a centralizing tool in a newsroom environment integrating seamlessly with existing workflows without the need for a large capex investment. By enabling instant access to incoming content from multiple sources with lightning-fast turnaround, Blackbird is emerging as a linchpin tool in a fast paced newsroom."
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Palmer Digital Group Wins Additional Digital Menu Board Business
Palmer Digital Group has won additional digital menu board business with iconic ice cream shop Rainbow Cone, a Chicagoland institution since 1926. Fol
Palmer Digital Group Unveils New Line Of On-Wall Outdoor Digital Menu Boards
Palmer Digital Group has announced a new line of on-wall outdoor digital menu boards for the restaurant industry. The new series targets QSRs and fast
SFL Appoints Origiins Digital As Its Digital Partner
Origins Digital has been chosen by the Swiss Football League (SFL) as its digital partner for two projects aimed at advancing the SFL's online ecosyst
Blackbird Expands Deployment In US
Cloud video editing platform developer Blackbird has announced that TownNews has again expanded its deployment of Blackbird for the fast production of
Visix Adds Digital Designs To Its epaper Product Line
Visix has added digital desk signs to its epaper line of products to further support hybrid workplaces. The new EPS 42 epaper desk sign is small, ligh
Blackbird Selected By U.S. Department Of State For Video Production
Blackbird has been chosen by the U.S. Department of State for video production, including the publishing of fast turnaround digital news to its own an
TownNews Expands Deployment Of Blackbird
TownNews has again expanded its deployment of Blackbird for the fast production of digital news content in the US. This is the fourth deployment of Bl
Athletes Unlimited Selects Blackbird To Drive Fast Cloud Native Video Workflows
Blackbird has announced that Athletes Unlimited has chosen Blackbird to drive fast, flexible and efficient cloud native video workflows. Founded by Jo
TownNews Extends Adoption Of Blackbird
TownNews has extended its adoption of Blackbird for the rapid production of digital news content. This is the third such deployment within a year. Tow
Athletes Unlimited Enhances Digital Storytelling With Blackbird
Blackbird has continued to increase its presence across the US sports sector with a brand new client. Athletes Unlimited, a fast-growing network of ne
Eleven Sports Selects Blackbird
Blackbird has been selected by Eleven Sports for the rapid editing and publishing of sports content to fans online. The contract is for two years. Ele
Blackbird To Take Part In Google Cloud Partner Pavilion
Blackbird has announced it will participate in the Google Cloud Partner Pavilion at IBC 2019. Blackbird will demonstrate its cloud video platform to v
Blackbird Partners With MOOV
Blackbird and MOOV have teamed up to enrich fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. B
Peloton Chooses Blackbird To Edit Its On-Demand Virtual Classes
Forbidden Technologies has announced that global fitness technology giant, Peloton, has chosen Blackbird to edit its on-demand virtual classes. Peloto
Colore Digital Invests In Leader Test Instruments
Colore Digital Imaging has selected Leader test instruments as their master reference tools. The company has invested in a Leader LV5350 ZEN Series 12