The Work At Home Weatherman Recipe from Geoff Fox
Geoff Fox is a broadcast pioneer. He’s also a 7-time Emmy Award-winning meteorologist. Among TV meteorologists, Geoff is the first to develop a method of delivering a standard daily TV weather report about anywhere from anywhere, all by himself.
In a previous video, Geoff detailed his workflow from camera to delivery of a high-def, live signal back to his home TV station.
In this follow-up video, Geoff explains how he tackles mission critical, behind-the-scenes tasks while in front of a live TV camera using some of the new features found in TriCaster Advanced Edition software loaded onto to his TriCaster Mini. He self-produces and directs his daily weather segment to Nebraskans watching TV in Nebraska–while simultaneously delivering the weather report from his garage in California. How he does it is, in a word, magical. It’s a recipe for future TV weathermen to follow:
A recap of how Geoff does it:
- All screen sequencing is automated using Macros
- Macro sequence controlled by handheld LanLink Shout Controller
- Macros starts the recorder on TriCaster
Uses 4 mix/effect buses (M/E’s) and extra DSK’s (downstream keyers)
- Available with TriCaster Advanced Edition
- Two DSK’s per M/E bus
- Frame buffer animation feature fills in unused screen space
- Weather maps visible only to him via an off-screen monitor powered from TriCaster Output 2
- Internal chroma keyer composites weather maps over his green screen
- Automated sequencing of different weather chart clips in the DDR’s
- Macro-driven lower thirds fade in and out
Forecast in frame buffers For this segment alone, Geoff’s title credits would include the following:
- Technical Director
- Sound Designer
- Lighting Supervisor
- Set Designer
- Copy Editor
- Signal Transport Supervisor
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