WAPA-TV Credits Positive Flux in Smooth Transition to New Tapeless Workflow

Puerto Rico’s Leading Television Station and Creator of Locally Produced Content Brings in Change Management Expert for Major Operations Overhaul April 7, 2016 Positive Flux, the leading provider of change management planning and execution services for media companies, today announced that it has guided client WAPA, the top broadcaster based in Puerto Rico, through a…

Hey FCC: #theboxainttheproblem

FCC’s #unlockthebox proposal is too little too late You would need a crystal ball to see what the FCC has in mind with its recent 3-2 vote to proceed with the chairman’s #unlockthebox proposal. Certainly the words in this proposal have just the right feel-good tone, with lots of focus on consumer choice and promoting…

As Media Stocks Dive, Broadcasters Need to Rediscover Creativity

Local TV stations show little to no effort in content creation   ‘Engagement’ is a key watchword for media businesses. Shows are trying to outdo each other with on-screen tweets, Orange rooms, lower third crawls and Facebook pages. We are desperate to create opportunities for our audiences to engage with our programs by contributing pithy…

Ethernet vs SDI speeds

VoE Is Coming

Broadcast positioned to catch up with consumer tech, finally   Video over Ethernet is coming to production facilities and I’m excited. For years I’ve been telling anyone who’d listen that the broadcast production/distribution model needs to become more flexible if it is going to keep pace with changes underway in consumer electronics. A consumer can…

Making TV History in your Living Room

One of the things that has all but disappeared from much of television is compelling, locally produced content. The main reason is cost. Who can afford the studio overhead, staffing and infrastructure? It turns out that now just about anyone can, thanks to Positive Flux client the Video Call Center and its creator Tom Wolzien…