News

Take a look at the latest news from Myers about ProTrack, integration partners, customer spotlights, and events.

Customer Focus: Gospel Broadcasting Network (GBN)

The Gospel Broadcasting Network (GBN), an American Christian satellite broadcast network, had reached a point where it become necessary for them to move away from its existing in-house system processes and implement a fully integrated broadcast management solution that could provide complete control over its produced and acquired content. GBN found the solution they were looking for with ProTrack, as it offered a centralized system for metadata, scheduling and traffic.


Customer Focus: Washington Public Affairs Network (dba TVW)

Seeking a way to increase the visibility of their program assets during scheduling, TVW put forth an initiative to implement a new broadcast management solution that would allow them to introduce and control the addition of new content metadata in a more streamlined and controlled manner. It was also critical that the new system seamlessly integrate with their existing technologies in order to create cost- and time-saving economies of scale. Learn why ProTrack was the best solution for TVW.


Partnership Spotlight: Pebble Beach Systems

Myers, a leading developer of broadcast management software, and Pebble Beach Systems, a leader in automation, channel-in–a-box, and integrated channel technology, have partnered to deploy a Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) integrated solution to their shared customer base. The BXF integration, a SMPTE standard for data exchange in the broadcasting industry, provides mutual Myers and Pebble Beach Systems clients with more seamless and automated workflows between Traffic and Automation.


Nathan McCarthy Joins Myers as Chief Operating Officer

Northampton, MA — Myers, a leader in broadcast management solutions for nearly three decades, has announced Nathan McCarthy as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new role, McCarthy will be responsible for ensuring the company’s continued growth and success. He will oversee day-to-day operations and assist in driving Myers’ long-term strategy for broadcast and digital product innovation.


Myers Welcomes WITF Back Part of the Centralcast Hub and Spoke Solution for Increased Operating Efficiency

Myers announced that central Pennsylvania regional broadcast supplier WITF has implemented its ProTrack Broadcast Management System both independently and as part of the Hub & Spoke Solution that Myers provides to Centralcast, LLC. WITF had previously been a ProTrack customer and will benefit from increased operating efficiencies by being a part of the larger Centralcast solution.


Employee Spotlight: Tim McMahon

Tim McMahon started his career in broadcasting performing traffic and master control services at a commercial hub in Western Massachusetts.  Sixteen years later, McMahon is now using that valuable experience in his role as a ProTrack training and implementation specialist. McMahon joined the Myers Professional Services team in July 2015.  Since then, he has trained …


Alabama Public Television Advances Workflow for the Future with Myers’ ProTrack

Northampton, MA – Myers, a leading developer of broadcast management software, announces the return of Alabama Public Television (APT) to their broadcast management system, ProTrack. ProTrack will serve as APT’s primary content metadata database and distribution manager. By centralizing content metadata at the business level and providing a series of integration points to technical systems up and down the broadcast chain, ProTrack will drive APT’s multi-channel workflows from the point of acquisition to playout and everything in between. In addition, APT will also realize significant operational efficiencies as a result of joining WGBH and Sony’s Public Media Management (PMM) Solution, a centralized content acquisition and distribution model built on Myers’ exclusive ProTrack Hub & Spoke platform.


Myers Continues Long-Standing Sponsorship of PBS TechCon 16

Myers is proud to announce that they will be a Silver Sponsor at the upcoming event at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this April. Myers’ participation and support of the conference is a testament to their long-standing commitment to making PBS TechCon a success. In addition, Myers will also participate in a PBS Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) session entitled, “ProTrack: Fast and Furious – Supercharge your Workflow,” led by their CEO & President, Crist Myers together with the Traffic Advisory Committee. The interactive session will provide a high level overview of Myers’ broadcast management system, ProTrack, and its newest release features and functionality.


Broadcasting & Cable Article: Myers’ ProTrack Plays A Key Role In Centralized Master Control Systems for Public TV Stations

In a recent Broadcasting & Cable article, Myers’ ProTrack Broadcast Management System is recognized as playing a key part in centralizing master control systems for public TV stations, allowing content management and distribution at a low cost. ProTrack is playing an integral role in the future of multiplatform campaigns and anticipating the future needs of the industry. Read more about what Crist has to say about Myers’ ProTrack system and the future of broadcast management.


Gospel Broadcasting Network Gains Universal Control of Back-Office Operation with Myers’ ProTrack

Northampton, MA  — Myers, a leading developer of broadcast management software, announced the Gospel Broadcasting Network (GBN) has implemented its ProTrack Broadcast Management System. GBN, an American Christian satellite broadcast network, which broadcasts 24 hours a day, selected ProTrack based on its ability to provide total control over their produced and acquired program content. ProTrack also …


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