Category: Trade News

  • Stream Deck for Zoom Meetings

    Stream Deck for Zoom Meetings

    UPDATE: My setup for Zoom has evolved and somewhat less dependent on StreamDeck now. You may want to check out my new Blog Post with our updated Zoom setup for TV interviews. This week I purchased a Stream Deck XL ($235) to help streamline our video productions with Zoom remote guests. Since the COVID-19 crisis […]

  • Backing Up Large Video File Collections to AWS Glacier Deep Archive

    Part 1 – Why AWS Glacier Deep Archive? Backing up large collections of raw video footage and edit masters remains a real challenge for anyone working in the video production world. As the Executive Director of a local community media station, I’m responsible for maintaining a Synology NAS which currently holds 55TB of final edit […]

  • LastPass Unlocked Event

    Last Thursday, October 3, 2019 I had an opportunity to attend LastPass’s Unlocked – Cybersecurity & Identity Trends event in Boston, MA. The panel of security experts included: Bill Cheswick, Computer Security and Networking Researcher Gerald Beuchelt, Chief Information Security Officer/Vice President for LogMeIn Steve Gibson, Software Engineer, Security Researcher, and Host of the Security […]

  • Just Another Game

    Insights from Super Bowl XLIII TV Director Mike Arnolds From a Television Production standpoint treating the BIG GAME like it’s “just another game”, as much as possible, might sound strange at first but the approach makes sense. In a recent article on, Super Bowl LIII Television Director Mike Arnold shared some insights on how he approaches […]

  • Video Production Trade News – Week of November 12, 2017

    Each week I share select trade news articles with students enrolled in my New England Tech video production classes. It’s critical in any field to remain current, follow emerging trends, examine best practices, and learn about various challenges that face the industry. Below are some articles from the past week that were discussed during class: […]