Welcome to BLOXCast, a podcast about everything digital media from TownNews.com. Well discuss the media industry and the growth of digital content and digital advertising. Plus engaging interviews with passionate industry experts and partners about taking digital media forward into 2020 and beyond.
Episode 5: BLOX Now App with Susan Bell08/10/2018 Duração: 27min
On Episode 5 of BLOXCast, Rick Rogers talks with Susan Bell, senior product manager at TownNews, about the development of the new BLOX Now mobile app. With its unique UX—and integration with the TownNews BLOX CMS—the BLOX Now App is like no other news app available.
Episode 4: Digital Focus with Sean Fitzpatrick17/08/2018 Duração: 47min
Do you want to know how a family-owned newspaper group is working to position itself as a digital media leader? Learn more about how Wick Communications is focused on digital revenue and audience growth from Sean Fitzpatrick, digital director at Wick. In Episode 4 of BLOXCast, TownNews VP Rick Rogers and Sean Fitzpatrick discuss how smaller to medium-size markets have a major opportunity to increase their relevance in the communities they serve because of their deep connection with their readers. The time to act is now, and the digital tools are there, so that’s why Wick Communications is going all in with its digital strategy and focus!
Episode 3: Local Media with Jed Williams10/08/2018 Duração: 55min
Jed Williams, Chief Innovation Officer for the Local Media Association, joins Rick to discuss the topics that are top-of-mind for local media leaders. Tune in to hear them talk digital subscriptions, revenue diversification, the local media industry's changing attitude towards social media, and much more. www.localmedia.org
Episode 2: Video with Derek Gebler30/07/2018 Duração: 33min
In this episode, Derek Gebler, vice president of broadcast and video services for TownNews.com, joins Rick Rogers to talk all things video and live streaming. Derek and his team joined forces with TownNews.com when his company, Field59, was acquired this past April. Rick and Derek chat about the history of Field59—including how they came up with that name—and share video strategies for local media organizations. www.field59.com
Episode 1: Guy Tasaka talks OTT13/04/2018 Duração: 35min
Rick Rogers, VP of sales at TownNews.com, sits down with his first guest, Guy Tasaka, to discuss over the top (OTT) video streaming services and implementing the technology in the local media space. OTT is a technology, a service and a vision that Guy has been very passionate about for several years. Rick and Guy talk strategies and best practices for generating revenue through OTT.