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Liam Hayter of NewTek | Interview snippets from NAB BuZZ 2019 podcasts with Larry Jordan

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Larry Jordan: Probably one of the biggest pieces of news that came out in the last two weeks is the acquisition of NewTek by Vizrt or Viz RT depending upon your point of view. I'm going to get the correct pronunciation in just a second because our next guest is Liam Hayter. He's the workflow and solutions architect for NewTek. Liam, thanks for joining us today.

Liam Hayter: Thanks for having me.

Larry Jordan: So how do you pronounce it?

Liam Hayter: Viz RT.

Larry Jordan: Thank you. I think so I got it. Viz RT. Are you still employed?

Liam Hayter: We are indeed. Yeah.

Larry Jordan: So what's the reaction been to the acquisition?

Liam Hayter: Been nothing but fantastic. There's a lot of positive waves coming from the industry about this joining of two really fantastic software-based companies. There's no overlap between us. We are very complementary. We've been collaborating already over the last year or so in a few different projects and products. And yeah, it's very exciting times.

To read and hear more of this 2019 NAB BuZZ podcast, go to the Simon Says media player here.

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About Larry Jordan/Digital Production BuZZ

Larry Jordan is a 50-year veteran of media. Throughout his career, he has edited, produced, and directed at the local and network TV levels, and he's done extensive work with corporate training videos. He started his namesake website, larryjordan.com, in 2003 and began using his extensive industry knowledge to educate current and aspiring media professionals. He has authored nine books and thousands of how-to articles on both production and post-production.

Digital Production BuZZ is a weekly podcast that focuses on the latest trends and advancements in media technology and also shines a light on the industry's leading innovators.

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