Press Release - NewTek Unveils TriCaster Certified Operator Program

NewTek Unveils TriCaster Certified Operator Program
Live video producers now have resource to locate qualified live production and streaming experts

January 18, 2012


SAN ANTONIO - January 18, 2012 - NewTek today introduced a certified operator program for live video producers who use TriCaster. Live video production experts can qualify for the program by completing and passing the certified operator exam. The 75-question multiple choice and multiple response exam covers nine skill and knowledge areas. Certified operators will be listed on the NewTek website as live production and streaming professionals who meet the NewTek standards of excellence.

The TriCaster all-in-one production system is a standard in the live production and streaming industry. The system has played a central role in the live production and delivery of programming from the NBA, ESPN X Games, MTV, VH1, FOX News, along with TV and radio stations, schools, houses of worship, government agencies, and more. TriCaster certified operators provide a qualified talent pool of proven production experts that can be called upon to produce and deliver live content at all levels.

The TriCaster certified operator program will kick-off with a free event at the Future Media Concepts Training Center in Orlando on Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30pm EST. Don Ballance, NewTek's worldwide director of training and education, will present an overview of TriCaster 850, along with lessons from the TriCaster curriculum. The presentation in Orlando will be streamed live to all five branches of Future Media Concepts. For more information, and to register for the free event, visit: Future Media Concepts.

The TriCaster certified operator exam is available through NewTek testing centers throughout the United States and Canada. Testing locations include:

And the Future Media Concepts ( locations in:
  • Boston, MA, 617-621-1155
  • Chicago, IL, 312-566-0400
  • New York, NY, 212-233-3500
  • Orlando, FL, 407-354-4866
  • Philadelphia, PA, 215-922-2500
  • Washington, DC, 202-429-9700

About NewTek

NewTek is transforming the way people create network-style television content and share it with the world. From sporting events, Web-based talk shows, live entertainment, classrooms, and corporate communications, to virtually any place people want to capture and publish live video, we give our customers the power to grow their audiences, brands and businesses faster than ever before.

Clients include: New York Giants, NBA Development League, Fox News, BBC, NHL, Nickelodeon, CBS Radio, ESPN Radio, Fox Sports, MTV, TWiT.TV, USA TODAY, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and more than 80% of the U.S. Fortune 100.

NewTek is privately owned and based in San Antonio, Texas.  For more information on NewTek please visit: www.newtek.comTwitterYouTubeFlickr or connect with us on Facebook.
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Scott Carroll

Phone: 210.370.8166
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Jen Lynch
Brand Definition

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