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NRC Q Partners with wochit to Drive Video Strategy

NRC Q, the innovative digital business publication from The Netherland’s leading publishing group NRC Media, signs agreement for use of the wochit platform

NRC Q, the innovative business news brand launched digitally last year by leading Dutch media group NRC Media, joins wochit’s growing portfolio of publisher partners in the region. Through its unique mix of original reporting, highly curated premium business content, and interactive data visualizations, NRC Q has become the Netherlands’ leading digital business publication.Read More

wochit Signs Strategic Multi Year Deal with Agence France Presse (AFP)

wochit video creators are now able to incorporate up-to-the-minute video from one of the world’s most trusted global news agencies

wochit announced that it has signed a strategic multi-year license agreement with AFP. Publishers, journalists, bloggers, YouTubers and other wochit clients will now be able to create custom videos through the wochit platform that include first class content from AFP, in real time, 24/7. Watch the partnership overview video below or read the full release here.Read More

New Approaches to Video from Four Digital Leaders

With Facebook pushing video like crazy, and consumer habits shifting massively towards mobile, publishers are figuring out new ways to do video that keep them fast and flexible.

Garrett Goodman, wochit’s EMEA director of business development, spoke to four digital leaders including wochit partners Spiegel Online and Suddeutsche Zeitung, and shares their insights on the new approach to video.

Check it out! New approaches to video from four digital leaders

wochit Execs Show How to Monetize Online Video in Europe, USA

wochit was honored to participate in the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy last week.

Garrett Goodman, wochit Director of Business Development,  joined a panel with John Crowley (Digital Editor The Wall Street Journal EMEA), Jacqui Maher (BBC News Labs), Aron Pilhofer (Executive Editor of Digital, The Guardian).

They discussed how to find and develop “unicorns of the newsroom” — people who can bridge the gap between traditional reporting, and coding and interactivity.

You can view the full panel discussion below:

 

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Jim Louderback Joins wochit as Brand Evangelist

World-class media and technology executive Jim Louderback has joined wochit as Brand Evangelist. (See Official Press Release: Jim Louderback Joins wochit).

Louderback is among the best-known startup and technology advisors in the world. He currently serves as Editorial Director of Vidcon 2015 and is advising a variety of other startups at the intersection of media and technology. Previously, he served as CEO of Revision3, GM of Discovery Digital Networks, SVP and Chief Content Officer for Ziff Davis Media’s Consumer group, and Editor in Chief of PC Magazine.

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Jim Louderback Joins wochit as Brand Evangelist

“wochit is a true innovator in the world of media creation. Not only does the platform have legitimate and licensed access to the best video sources, it has democratized video creation by letting amateur editors and producers (and really anyone) create fascinating videos in minutes.”
Jim Louderback, Brand Evangelist, wochit

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Publishers AskMen and The Blaze Select wochit to Create and Share Stories through Video

wochit announces that AskMen and The Blaze have joined wochit’s growing client base to turn their stories into video. wochit, the cloud-based video creation platform, enables these publishers to turn their stories into quality video in minutes, affordably and at scale. Now AskMen and The Blaze share real time stories on the web, social, mobile and more, and can do so in any language.

AskMen creatively incorporates both wochit licensed assets – and their own sourced content – with a very specific humor that immediately represents their brand. In addition to their current daily wochit use cases, they also explore ways to extend their in-house studio work with the platform. See a recent wochit video here.Read More

How Wochit wants to revolutionise online video

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With media licences at major news agencies and an in-browser editor, the ‘video creation platform and content hub’ could make journalists’ lives a lot easier

Garrett Goodman is excited about Wochit. As the director of sales and business development at the online video company this is hardly surprising but, (disclosure) having known Goodman for some time before his recent appointment, the honest enthusiasm is palpable.

“When they showed me I couldn’t believe it,” he said of the founders and the software firm’s product in a call with Journalism.co.uk to demo the video creation platform which can turn a text-based story into a video in a matter of minutes. “I couldn’t believe that something like this existed.”

Such eulogising aside, it is difficult to deny the potential for news organisations that Wochit can provide.Read More

Idea Mensch’s Interview with Dror Ginzberg – CEO of wochit

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, than a video is worth millions. With this in mind, Dror Ginzberg createdwochit, a video creation platform that turns any story into video. Determined, direct and always on the go, Ginzberg has built a dynamic and seasoned team to translate his disruptive ideas into reality.

In this interview, Dror Ginzberg explains how humor and focus help him get through his intense days so he’s ready to continue improving the possibilities of video.

Interview courtesy of ideamensch.com.

Digiday Selects wochit as the Best Video Technology Innovation at 2015 Digiday Video Awards

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Digiday, the creator of content, services and community, that fosters change in media and marketing, announced that wochit has been selected as the winner for the 2015 Best Video Technology Innovation Award. wochit, the revolutionary video creation platform that allows publishers to turn stories into studio quality video with speed and at scale.

It was equal parts business and pleasure at the Digiday Video Awards last week as winners across seventeen competitive categories were announced at the Highline Ballroom.

The DVA gala brought together the brands and teams that produced groundbreaking creative work that made a significant impact on the client’s bottom line for brands like Lexus, GE, M&Ms, and Purina Nestlé, plus studios and agencies including BuzzFeed, the New York Times, and OMD.

Taking home the trophy for “Best Video Technology Innovation” was wochit.Read More

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