The Chyron Academy is a training and professional development resource for designers and operators who work with Chyron solutions. Participants in this free certification program gain access to the latest Chyron software, which they use to learn and practice new skills introduced in a self-paced online curriculum created by product experts.
Since its launch in April 2020, the academy has helped a variety of industry professionals acquire and update essential skills, build more robust portfolios, and land new gigs in broadcast graphics creation. This blog post will take a closer look at the opportunities opening up for designers and operators who attain Chyron Academy certification for one of the company’s industry-leading solutions.
Broadcast Graphics for News and Sports
The modern-day news graphic was invented by Chyron, and today Chyron solutions sit at the heart of state-of-the-art broadcast studios. The powerful PRIME Graphics platform is a central element in engaging audiences, enhancing the on-air presentation, and increasing viewer loyalty. Paint is the illustration tool of choice for illustrated replay for many of the world’s top sports broadcasts. Click Effects PRIME is Chyron venue control solution, driving graphics and data to large center-hung displays, ribbon boards, and other LED screens throughout venues, all with a few simple clicks.
The Chyron Academy offers individual certification courses for each of these solutions, giving participants hands-on experience with the same tools and functionality they will find in the professional news and weather production environment.
Industry professionals who complete certification for these solutions are ready to join any production team. As they complete the PRIME Graphics online course, they build a project that’s ready for prime time. Certified graduates of the PRIME Graphics program come to the job with meaningful experience in building real-time 2D, 3D, and HDR graphics for news, elections, weather segments, and more. They understand the broadcast graphics workflow and how to deliver professional-quality graphics that resonate with today’s viewers. Certified graduates of the Paint and Click Effects courses are fully prepared to bring their skills to the world of sports broadcast or to the venue control room.
Stadium and In-Venue Graphics
Leading sports franchises including the New York Yankees, the Dallas Cowboys, and Juventus Football Club S.p.A. use Chyron PRIME Graphics and Click Effects PRIME to engage fans, strengthen their franchise brand, and generate sponsor revenues. The Chyron Academy offers certification in both of these solutions, giving industry professionals the opportunity to learn how to create statistically rich graphics and deliver scheduled and live video clips, audio tracks, animations, and sponsor ads that are critical to a dynamic and engaging in-venue environment.
Upon completion of the Chyron Academy course, certified graduates will have both the skills and the creative portfolio to join virtually any stadium or venue production team using the latest and most sophisticated graphics solutions.
Industry professionals who complete certification for both PRIME Graphics and Click Effects PRIME can leverage this expertise to deliver content across a stadium’s big screen, ribbon boards, scoreboards, and internal television networks. With knowledge of how to create graphics in any aspect ratio, populate any size of LED with high pixel density image for stunning displays, and integrate graphics with data from scoreboards and stats providers, industry pros can help sports facilities, leagues, and teams take the fan experience to the next level.
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Graphics Across Workflows and Use Cases
Designed to work together seamlessly, Chyron solutions make it easy to manage content across playout devices and distribution platforms. Industry professionals with experience using these tools can efficiently deliver scheduled or live video clips; display player information, live Internet feeds, and social media tickers; and playout video or revenue-generating advertising.
Free, in-depth training on Chyron’s PRIME, PAINT, and PRIME CE gives industry professionals the chance to master key elements across a wide variety of workflows and use cases.
Graduates are already exercising their earning potential as Chyron interns, freelancers for Chyron Creative Services and as freelancers for Chyron customers.
Certified graduates of Chyron Academy courses are encouraged to apply to be part of the Chyron Certified Freelancer Database, to be launched soon on the Chyron website. Click here to apply!