Integrate Maestro graphics into your workflow—just added
MediaCentral now integrates with Maestro solutions, greatly speeding up the graphics creation process for quick-turnaround news and sports production. Easily browse, search for, and access MediaCentral-managed content from Maestro | Designer, Maestro | News, Maestro | Live, and Maestro | PowerWall. Fill in Maestro | News graphics templates and then link them directly to Newsroom Management stories. You can even drag and drop Maestro graphics into story segments and open graphics from a production cue.
Shorten your time to air
With MediaCentral | Rundown, you can create, edit, and archive stories from your web browser or mobile device. View and edit queues and rundowns. Edit news stories, including production cues, templates, and placeholders. Create, associate, and remove sequences from stories. Copy and move stories to other queues. And coming soon, you can even drag and drop Maestro graphics into story segments and open graphics from a production cue.
Archive assets with ease
Got MediaCentral | Shared Library? You can now archive and restore MediaCentral | Newsroom Management stories to and from MediaCentral | Shared Library in multiple resolutions—right from MediaCentral | Cloud UX. You can also trigger the archive of a story, including all media and sequences associated with it, from the Rundown app.
Simplify and expand your workflow
The latest MediaCentral | Newsroom Management offers many new features and enhancements to streamline storytelling. Enable better search capabilities with custom story form fields. Stay in the loop with improved notifications for story and queue changes. Review and approve stories on your iOS device. And save stories, queues, and folders as Favorites on your Android device.
Work with integrated tools
MediaCentral | Newsroom Management comes with the tools you need to control every aspect of story creation, management, and distribution. But it also seamlessly integrates with other MediaCentral and platform-enabled solutions, as well as with iNEWS, to expand your capabilities further. From dialog search, story planning, research, and basic editing, to news graphics, rundown management, playout control, and multiplatform distribution, extending yet streamlining your news workflow has never been easier.
See what's available
Share content and collaborate on stories from anywhere by searching for, viewing, and editing content on up to 50 MediaCentral | Newsroom Management systems within a station group or network. You can also facilitate news team communication with the MediaCentral | Message app (coming soon), which enables teams to even hyperlink to content within your MediaCentral ecosystem for fast and easy access.
Repurpose assets for different platforms
No need to copy assets to present different angles or localized versions of a story. MediaCentral | Newsroom Management enables you to leverage, share, and repurpose text, video, still images and news stories for delivery to social media channels, websites, and mobile devices. Simply use the MediaCentral | Publish app and the MediaCentral | Distribute multiplatform distribution service to make the most of your assets and minimize redundant content acquisition.
Work with maximum availability
MediaCentral | Newsroom Management provides the system robustness you need for round-the-clock operation. Even if a server becomes unavailable, the system delivers uninterrupted operation, as all system data is mirrored between multiple servers for the highest level of reliability. And because all interaction can be performed through a single graphical web interface, it simplifies systems administration at the server level, supporting a thin client architecture.
Tailor the interface for your needs
Journalist. Producer. Logger. Editor. Writer. Social Media Manager. No matter what role you play in the newsroom, the MediaCentral | Newsroom Management interface can be customized to provide only the tools and functions you need. You can also tailor some aspects to your preferences, including the toolbars, templates, workspaces, and macros, whether you're using the MediaCentral | Cloud UX web interface or mobile app to interact.