MELVILLE— April 14, 2020 — Chyron today announced the launch of Chyron Academy,a training resource designed to help industry professionals acquire and update essential skills in working with the company’s graphics products. Offering a self-paced online curriculum created by product experts, Chyron Academy provides a pathway to becoming a certified Chyron product designer or operator. The initial Chyron Academy courses focus on PRIME Graphics and will be followed by courses on additional products from the Chyron portfolio.
“Over the years, Chyron has been a trusted partner of Lyric freelancers, as well as the many designers and operators working with Chyron’s Lyric and PRIME Graphics solutions at broadcast and production facilities worldwide,” said Carol Bettencourt, manager of strategic marketing projects at Chyron. “With Chyron Academy we’re extending support for these users, giving them the tools to increase their knowledge and expand their career opportunities from the comfort of their home. To support the broadcast community as a whole during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re making Chyron Academy courses and certification available at no cost.”
Chyron Academy makes skills training accessible and convenient to all types of participants, from freelance designers and operators looking to boost their own knowledge base to teams working within larger media organizations. Learning from the best — and on the latest technology — participants can complete basic, intermediate, and advanced course modules to earn certification.
Freelance designers and operators can leverage Chyron Academy certification to demonstrate their skills and expertise to potential employers. Managers within a broadcast organization can take advantage of certification training to raise the overall proficiency of staff designers and operators, as well as to evaluate new Chyron products.
“Chyron products have long set the industry standard, and broadcasters know that an investment in our technology gives them access to best-in-class capabilities plus the opportunity to hire top-notch operators from an active user community,” added Bettencourt. “We look forward to supporting this great community with our brand-new Chyron Academy course offerings.”