The Road to OTT

How do news organizations find their footing when the ground starts shifting? We’re going to provide a hands-on view into the process that’s unfolding as newsrooms at the Missouri School of Journalism begin exploring and launching over-the-top (OTT) products and projects.

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The Road to OTT: Stop calling it OTT!
March 9, 2020

Looking for cutting edge television technology? We had to visit Capitol Broadcasting in Raleigh, North Carolina. No surprise in today’s stop on The Road to OTT that WRAL-TV got into OTT more than seven years ago and is already on its second generation.

How do news organizations find their footing when the ground starts shifting? We’re providing a hands-on view into the process that’s unfolding as newsrooms at the Missouri School of Journalism begin exploring and launching over-the-top (OTT) products and projects.

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  • The Road to OTT: Is that REALLY a TV story?

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    The Road to OTT: Is that REALLY a TV story?
    February 7, 2020

    Innovative journalists are attracted to gadgets. With the chaos that became of the Iowa Caucuses, do you want to see a totally different view? Today’s stop on The Road to OTT takes us to a major broadcast group and their newest gadget.
  • The Road to OTT: Flying solo in Oklahoma

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    The Road to OTT: Flying solo in Oklahoma
    January 27, 2020

    Our stops on The Road to OTT have taken us to broadcast groups with dedicated corporate technology and business teams. How to navigate the route without that?
  • The Road to OTT:  Lessons from looking within

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    The Road to OTT:  Lessons from looking within
    November 15, 2019

    In the past five years, the Scripps television group, with roots back to 1878, has transformed itself through acquisitions including Newsy, Journal, Stitcher and Cordillera along with several other individual station acquisitions.
  • The Road to OTT:  Finding that content sweet spot

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    The Road to OTT:  Finding that content sweet spot
    October 29, 2019

    When it comes to thinking about OTT, inspiration can come from mixing and matching and pondering new, unexpected combinations.
  • The road to OTT: Be adaptable and willing to change

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    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.

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