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Avid Launches “Making the Media” Podcast to Explore the Forces Shaping Media and Entertainment with Unique Group of Industry Leaders

Avid global broadcast and media evangelist Craig Wilson to host bi-weekly podcast starting January 11

News Summary

"Making the Media" explores the forces shaping the media and entertainment industry 

Craig Wilson, a 30-year veteran of the broadcast industry, has worked on major projects across the globe ranging from workflow transformation of national broadcasters to large-scale supporting events

Podcast includes guests from NBC Universal, RTE Ireland, Syracuse University, MTV3 Finland and more

"Making the Media" is avaiable on most major podcast players 

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today launched “Making the Media”, an interview-driven podcast hosted by veteran newsroom expert Craig Wilson that explores the forces shaping the media and entertainment industry. “Making the Media” will focus on thought-provoking and engaging interviews with industry leaders on timely topics such as dymystifying the big bad cloud, adopting multi-platform strategies, leveraging education in media and managing remote and distributed teams. The first season of “Making the Media”will featute nine episodes focused specifically on the broadcast news industry. Future seasons will be dedicated to other areas of the media, news, and entertainment industry.

“Making the Media” episodes will feature a unique group of guests from industry and academia such as Ruba Ibrahim of Al Arabiya, Matt Goldberg of NBC Universal, Philip Bromwell of RTE Ireland, Jill Mitchell of Syracuse University, Mohamad Fares of Qatar TV, Bob Ellis of WJXT, Ilkka Ahtiainen of MTV3 Finland and Bobby Hain of STV.

Craig Wilson is a newsroom production technology expert who keeps his finger on the pulse of innovative media creators all over the world. With over thirty years in the broadcast industry, Craig has worked on major projects across the world ranging from workflow transformation of national broadcasters to large-scale sports events, including four Olympic games. Craig has held various roles with Avid and is now the Global Broadcast and Media Product Evangelist.

Listeners can subscribe to “Making the Media” on most major podcast players and can find more information about the podcast at https://connect.avid.com/MakingtheMedia.html

About Avid

Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid’s preeminent customer community uses Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid’s industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, FastServe®, and Maestro™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on FacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

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