Stories by Steven Ackermann

Steven Ackermann  
 
Special Projects Consultant


  • The road to OTT: Be adaptable and willing to change

    The Road to OTT
    The road to OTT: Be adaptable and willing to change
    October 10, 2019

    Your cheese will keep moving faster and faster is the best summation of our 50 minute discussion with Seth Geiger, President and co-founder of SmithGeiger.
  • When it comes to OTT, best advice is to “Just do it. . .”

    The Road to OTT
    When it comes to OTT, best advice is to “Just do it. . .”
    October 1, 2019

    “Just do it,” was the answer to a final question when I checked in with Joe Terrell, News Director at KLTV in Tyler, Texas. The question was to identify one thing his team learned since the 2017 launch of the 24/7 digital product East Texas Now.
  • Installing and adapting to new technology in the newsroom

    The Road to OTT
    Installing and adapting to new technology in the newsroom
    September 24, 2019

    Among the collection of strange choices at the car wash is always something called New Car Smell. When classes began at the University of Missouri last month, the KOMU-TV newsroom was filled with the aroma of their newly installed video management system.
  • See Rock City! Going to Digital First?

    The Road to OTT
    See Rock City! Going to Digital First?
    August 19, 2019

    Mixed with success stories was the recurring theme critical to local journalists—digital efforts live in multiple overlapping eco-systems. Spend too much time in the wrong part of each eco-system at your own peril.
  • Join us for an OTT journey. All are welcome!

    The Road to OTT
    Join us for an OTT journey. All are welcome!
    July 23, 2019

    Are we there yet? Remember that line from the back seat in the days before iPads, earphones and earbuds? The road-trip to the future of local television stretches for miles.
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