Knowledge, Information and Data Services
Kentucky Department of Education
B.A. from UK
Systems Analyst for 20 years at Fayette
Co. Health Dept.
Electronics Specialist at Wenner-Gren
B.S. from Murray State (Go Racers!)
Former Disc Jockey
Worked at 3 TV Stations
Reporter/Segment Producer for “KY
Video Services Mgr. at KSU Land Grant
Sports Video Freelancer
◦ We use 640X360 pixels (16:9)
◦ We use 48 kbps audio
◦ We use 350 kbps video
◦ Why did we pick these?
Our 2 systems
◦ Limited in features
◦ Feature laden
◦ More expensive
Even Bad Content Can Look Good
Use a light(s).
Keep lens at eye level or slightly lower.
Don’t use camera mic.
Practice the rule of thirds.
Make webcast as visual as possible.
2 cams better than one, 3 better than 2,
If using a green screen…DON’T WEAR
No bracelets, watches or necklaces
No tight pattern shirts/jackets
Viewer Log Metrics
Track live viewers
Track archive viewers
Might want to keep this data close to the
Like voting in Chicago, advertise early and
often. Send out several emails about the
upcoming webcast, ESPECIALLY right
Get others to include it in their regular
communications to their audiences.
Media Services Team