A new control room is being constructed at work. That’s actually an understatement because the control room is just the most obvious addition in a project which will replace nearly every wire and piece of gear at the station. It’s a crazily complex project.
Instead of the traditional broadcast switcher we’ll be using Ignite from Grass Valley. Think non-linear editor or PowerPoint for a live broadcast. It’s more structured than a legacy control room but it’s a whole lot less labor intensive which seems to be the goal everywhere nowadays.
Here’s a very short video to show you a little of where we are.