Sky News Arabia chooses Blackbird for remote and collaborative cloud video editing and publishing
Sky News Arabia is a 24-hour Arabic news channel broadcast across the
Sky News Arabia will use Blackbird to drive major video production efficiencies across a number of key workflows.
Production staff will utilise Blackbird's market-leading suite of professional video editing tools such as multi video and audio tracks, graphic effects, colour correction, transitions and voice over to enrich content. Editorial approval will be a key feature of the workflow, ensuring content quality and accuracy. Blackbird will also be used by Sky News Arabia to repurpose the network's output through the editing and publishing of file-based video content.
Sky News Arabia Director of Technology,
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Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for social media distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.
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About Sky News Arabia
Sky News Arabia is a leading pan-Arab news organization broadcasting 24/7 to households across the Arabic-speaking world. With a free-to-air TV channel, audio platforms and online platforms, it is the home of breaking news, business, lifestyle, arts, culture and sports coverage.
Committed to delivering outstanding analysis of the regional and international news agenda since 2012, Sky News Arabia has become a trusted and respected news outlet appealing to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. Alongside its core news coverage, the channel has built a strong audience for its business coverage, daily sports analysis and current affairs.
Sky News Arabia recently announced a fresh programming line-up with new presenters, cutting-edge broadcast technology and a digital-first approach to content creation. This was complemented by new virtual news studios using the latest in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology that have been introduced for the first time in the region, giving Sky News Arabia the most progressive newsroom in the
Sky News Arabia has a network of bureaus across MENA,
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