News : Griffin Communications
|SSL C10 Compact Broadcast Console Delivers the news for KOTV and KQCW|
“We wanted a console backed by a manufacturer with a solid reputation and years of broadcast experience”
KOTV and KQCW, owned by Griffin Communications as CBS and CW affiliate stations respectively, recently opened a new 57,000-square-foot, broadcast facility that relies on a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to cover audio for news, weather and specialty programming. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based production facility houses both stations, but also has dedicated fiber lines between it and sister station KWTV in Oklahoma City to streamline production resources for statewide news coverage. The C10 HD was chosen for its advanced features, compact size and sound quality, in addition to SSL’s industry reputation for building high-quality products.
published 2 years ago read more
|Panasonic Debuts 3rd-Generation Varicam With Native 1080P, AVC-Ultra Recording And Expanded Off-Speed Shooting|
Also Announces Native 4K Resolution LCD Production Monitor
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual convention, Panasonic has unveiled its third-generation VariCam® HD production camera, and a new 31” LCD production monitor with native 4K resolution for 4K/2K/HD cinema production. The recently announced AJ-PX5000G and AJ-PD500, the company’s first P2 HD camcorder and recorder with native AVC-ULTRA recording and built-in microP2 card slots, will be shown for the first time here.
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|Griffin Communications Builds New Broadcast Facility and Continues Partnership with Grass Valley HD Production and Playout Technologies|
Independent station owner Griffin Communications, LLC is putting the finishing touches on a brand new, all HD broadcast facility in Tulsa, Okla.—as the home of News On 6, KOTV, the local CBS affiliate and The Tulsa CW, KQCW, the local CW affiliate—and equipping it with several high-definition (HD) cameras, a new HD video production switcher and several of the latest generation of HD media servers from Grass Valley®. Griffin Communications has been a long-time user of Grass Valley solutions in its existing facility, from which it began broadcasting in 1949.
published 3 years ago read more
|News: KWTV Outfits New HD Helicopter with Fujinon Zoom|
Fujinon HA42x13.5BERD Joins 17 other Fujinon SD Lenses at KWTV
Griffin Communications, L.L.C.’s Oklahoma City television station News 9 KWTV recently acquired a new state-of-the-art Bell 407 helicopter equipped with Fujinon’s HA42x13.5BERD HDTV ENG-Style zoom lens. Mounted on the nose of this new helicopter called SKYNEWS9 HD, is a customized Flir Ultra Media HD camera enclosure, designed by Flir Systems, which houses a Sony HDC-F950 1080i HD ENG camera with the Fujinon HD zoom lens.
published 9 years ago read more
|News: Griffin Communications Purchases 30 Fujinon Zoom Lenses|
Griffin Stations KWTV and KOTV Purchase 29 A18X7.6BERM and One A13X4.5BERM SD Zoom Lenses for Electronic News Gathering
Fujinon is announcing that Griffin Communications station KWTV NEWS 9, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, OK and its sister station KOTV, the CBS affiliate in Tulsa, OK have purchased 29 A18X7.6BERM SD Zoom lenses for use in its daily electronic news gathering (ENG); as well as one A13X4.5BERM SD Zoom lens for electronic field production (EFP).
published 10 years ago read more