IN200 MediaCentral | Newsroom Management Database and Workflow Design


Instructor-Led (Private OnSite*): 32 hours

  • Four 8-hour days of live classroom training


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MediaCentral | Newsroom Management Database and Workflow Design covers the iNEWS Client in detail, with emphasis on establishing the appropriate workflow for your MediaCentral | Newsroom Management solution.


This course is designed for:

  • Key newsroom and control room staff who will lead other staff in adapting to the new environment
  • Representatives from the IT department, who will assist in the implementation of the more technical aspects of the database design process


  • Experience operating the iNEWS client is useful, but not required
  • A full understanding of newsroom and any other production processes, including the control room during on-air transmission
  • The authority and ability to make decisions and set new newsroom practices—including story development, rundown management, script formats, control room practices, script archiving, etc
  • Experience as a user of the Windows operating system

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe where MediaCentral | Newsroom Management fits in an Avid Newsroom solution
  • Use the iNews Client
  • Integrate with other newsroom technologies
  • Manage user accounts
  • Understand the customized database
  • Create and assign forms
  • Understand and Standardize print styles
  • Set up procedures to put the show on the air in the control room and studio
  • Understand archiving options
  • Create CG graphics using the title tool
  • Design script templates and user macros
  • Support and develop the starter database

*The course hours for the private onsite classes are shown as a suggested recommendation. Avid will work with you directly to customize courses to meet your specific needs and Avid workflows.

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