Drones are popping up all over the news – and not just in it, but capturing it, too. Aerial footage is vital to any news station’s broadcasts, and drones are adding new perspectives and new opportunities for journalists. And with the considerable costs of fueling and maintaining helicopters, drones can offer a simpler, safer, cheaper solution for aerial news coverage.
But there’s a lot to consider when launching a drone program, especially at a large media company. After all, drones are still an emerging technology, and the last thing you want is to become the news because of an on-the-scene mishap.
This eBook: Drones in News Media, can help you weigh the risks and advantages of investing in a drone program. See what drones can bring to your newsroom—and find out if they’re right for you.
Whether you’re ready to launch a program or you’re just looking into it, this eBook will help you:
- Think through how to establish a business case for your drone operations
- Know and follow airspace regulations – and obtain Part 107 waivers in the U.S.
- Establish a program by implementing best practices and considering outcomes
- Prepare for fast, safe deployment of drone to capture breaking news