Thursday, September 28, 2023

Broadcast Tech & Engineering News – Bell Media Network’s Borika Vucinic recognized with international media tech honour

Borika Vucinic

Borika Vucinic, Vice-President of Bell Media Network, has been jointly named Woman of the Year by Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for gender diversity in the media technology sector. Vucinic shares the award with Inga Ruehl of Sky Sports. The Woman of the Year award, sponsored by Zixi, is presented to an extraordinary and inspirational woman who has made a significant contribution within her field. This year, the judges were unable to choose just one winner from a shortlist of women from around the world, so they decided to honour both Vucinic and Ruehl. Vucinic oversees engineering support and operations for the Bell Media Network broadcast sites in Montréal and Toronto, and project engineering and network support for television and radio stations across Canada. With 25 years of experience with the Bell team, she’s earned a reputation as an innovator and team builder. She also lends her passion for broadcasting to industry organizations, currently serving on the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) Board of Directors as a Vice-President. 

NLogic, a provider of audience analysis software, technology and data integration services to the broadcast and advertising industry in Canada, has launched a new website and refreshed brand design. NLogic says it wanted its brand and website to better reflect the agile, technology-driven company it’s evolved into. The NLogic brand, created in November 2014, was initially primarily focused on servicing third party products. Since that time, it’s brought multiple innovations to market, including data APIs, a fully automated trading platform for radio and most recently, a real-time TV performance management platform.

MRC-BDSradio is now offering a more complete view of local markets in both the U.S. and Canada. For the first time, expanded CMA (Census Market Area) data is available on for Canadian subscribers, including on-demand streaming from aggregated key DSPs visible at market level for 72 areas. Data is available across Format Charts, Custom Charts, Station View, Station Compare, Song View, Artist View, and Streaming Reports. Programmers can use the additional data, specific to their market, to compare airplay in their format to what’s streaming locally; spot which songs over or under index in the market; and see how their market compares to other markets by title or artist.

Broadcast Dialogue - NAB ShowNAB Show has named the winners of its third annual NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. The awards recognize promising new products and technologies that were set to be displayed for the first time at the previously canceled 2021 NAB Show. Companies are recognized across acquisition, delivery, and production categories. NAB Show registration is now open at for access to the 2022 Show Floor, April 23–27, 2022, in Las Vegas.

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