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Gray Television Group , Inc.
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Gray Television, Inc. owns 36 television stations serving 30 television markets. The Company’s 17 stations are affiliated with CBS Inc. (CBS), 10 are affiliated with the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. (NBC), eight are affiliated with the American Bro...
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About a year ago, Jim Ocon, ...
About a year ago, Jim Ocon, Gray Television's VP of technology, sat in a room in Shanghai with TVU Networks CEO Paul Shen, drawing on a whiteboard of what a new real-time IP video distribution, switching and routing solution would look like.
team depend on Facilis Technology, Inc.'s
TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems to help manage this influx of media and get the right content to air on time.
Since joining Gray Television from Pappas Telecasting three years ago, VP Technology Jim Ocon has set about overhauling the station group's operations by making greater use of automation and replacing legacy proprietary hardware systems with more IP-friendly, open format gear.
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Since joining Gray Television as its chief tech a couple of years ago, Jim Ocon has been on a mission to streamline operations at the 36-station group.
Jim Ocon Leaving Gray For Fox Television Stations
Jim Ocon, Gray Television's innovative TV engineer, is leaving the group and joining Fox Television Stations as VP of engineering KDFW Dallas.
, who is the mastermind behind the community hotspot newsgathering system, will work from KDFW Dallas, and have some group responsibilities when it comes to technology decisions.
will move his
family from Colorado Springs to Dallas and start working for Fox in February.
Jim Ocon to Join ...
Jim Ocon to Join KDFW
Former head of technology at Gray Television is moving to Fox's KDFW in Dallas 12/31/2013 01:48:00 PM Eastern
Gray Television Group's VP of technology Jim Ocon has left the station group and agreed to take a new position as VP of engineering at KDFW in Dallas, which is owned by Fox Television Stations.
will be moving his
family from Colorado Springs to Dallas in January and starting the new post in February, he
in an interview.
Ocon won a Technology Leadership award from Broadcasting & Cable in 2011 for the innovative work he did heading up technology and engineering efforts at Gray's station group, which he joined in 2008.
"I'm very proud of my tenure there," he
"It is a great company and I'm very thankful to them for all the opportunities they gave me over the years to develop new technologies."
has established a reputation for technology innovation and Ocon
was very much looking forward to working both with the teams at the station and the corporate technology group at the Fox O&Os, which is headed by Tim Redmond, VP of engineering and operations for Fox Television Stations.
"It's an organization that is doing a lot of interesting things and I'm very much looking forward to being part of it," Ocon
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