Resources for multimedia storytellers

Key issues in content production, PR management and broadcasting.

Free in November: Custom BlinderStudio template

By Jared Thompson | November 1, 2021

Need an personalized template for your Blinder video recordings? Edit a video in BlinderStudio to earn a free custom design from us!

David Dixon, Minnesota Vikings

From half a world away, Blinder hits home

By Caley Wilson | October 29, 2021

Well before Jonah Lomu became rugby’s first global superstar another big, powerful kid from South Auckland had everyone talking. He was David Dixon. And he grew up in my hometown of Pukekohe.

The best of the best

By Jared Thompson | October 26, 2021

The New Zealand women’s rugby sevens team has won a prestigious award, recognising them as the best female team to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Newsrewired workshop: Mastering the remote interview

By Jared Thompson | October 20, 2021

Remote interviews, when done well, can work wonders for a busy newsroom looking for high-quality content. That is where Blinder comes in, a platform which allows journalists to coordinate interviews, capture multimedia content and create great stories – all without any party needing new software or skills.

Naomi Osaka

Is it time to retire the press conference?

By Jared Thompson | September 10, 2021

Pricing How it works Case studies Log in Create free account Is it time for the press conference to retire? By Jared Thompson | Sept. 16, 2021 It’s noon on Monday; time for a free lunch. That’s what weekly football team press conferences felt like when I was working in the University of Oklahoma’s athletics…

What is the metaverse and are we already living in it?

By Jared Thompson | September 3, 2021

Ever commuted in a self-driving Tesla? Slightly meta. Owned an NFT or cryptocurrency? Very meta. Played Minecraft or Fortnite? Your virtually meta. Conducted a business transaction using only Bitcoin, Zoom and Dropbox? Metaverse.

How to successfully onboard new software in your organization

By Jared Thompson | August 20, 2021

Organizations are always evolving. As new technologies, employees and challenges emerge, it becomes essential to review and modify processes that foster collaboration, execution and efficiency. Many times, adopting new software can enhance workflows but it comes with the challenge of gaining acceptance and use among your employees in a systematic and useful way.

Our favorite 2020 Olympics moments

By Jared Thompson | August 18, 2021

The 2020 Olympic Games did not fail to provide remarkable and significant moments that we will always remember. Here were a few of our favorites from connections made by the Olympic Channel for their array of storytelling from the past few months.

8 easy ways to make your video calls look brilliant

By | July 15, 2021

A little preparation and care can make a huge difference in the quality of your video interviews. Here are 8 ways to make your video calls the highest quality possible.

5 unique ways to share the Olympic journey

By Jared Thompson | July 8, 2021

An unprecedented Summer Olympics commences July 23 with few people in attendance other than the athletes themselves. Here are a few ways to use Blinder to easily connect and share the stories of your Olympians.