National Press Club

The National Press Club Broadcast Operations Center is a full-service broadcast studio offering video production solutions, and studio services and editing facilities in a comfortable, convenient downtown location. We pride ourselves in combining our unique facilities, experience and creativity in capturing and communicating your message.

Our studio is equipped to handle multi-camera productions, live shots, satellite media tours, post-production needs, and many more. The space features two studios, the Main Studio is 31’ x 40’ and features a 13’ lighting grid, the Insert Studio is 11’ x 18’ and perfect for live shots or 1-on-1 interviews. Both studios are equipped for backdrops, green screens, lighting needs and connectivity ensuring your production has the perfect look and feel.

The Broadcast Operations Center Studios also serve as the digital nerve center for the club. It is connected to virtually every room in the club allowing for its services to be utilized be any client in any room at any time. The club is also connected to the JW Marriott and the W Hotel allowing for our services to be utilized in both of those hotels as well.

Post-production/editing services are offered by the Broadcast Operations Center. We house an Avid Adrenaline suite that is the backbone of our post-production facility. Our editors can help you create several different packages: a video news release, b-roll footage, or a marketing video for your business or organization. This service is perfect for your digital or social media strategies helping your message go viral on YouTube, Facebook, and blogs.

Single or Multiple Camera Production:

  • Main Studio (31' x 40' w/13ft lighting grid)
  • Insert Studio (11' x 18')
  • National Press Club Meeting Space
  • Control Room

         + Video switcher
         + Audio board
         + Teleprompter
         + Phone hybrid (Telos)
         + Chroma key
         + Character generator

  • Support Facilities

         + Conference Room
         + Green Room
         + Make-up room

  • Formats: DVCam, BetacamSP, DVD, web video

Transmission Services:

  • Satellite (Domestic and International)
  • Broadcast Fiber (Domestic and International)
  • Permanent fiber line to National Press Club Meeting Space and major media outlets (CNN, C-Span, CBS, Alhurra, NBC, Bloomberg, FOX News, Reuters)
  • ISDN & IP via Tandberg6000
  • Web Streaming

Media relations services:

  • Station Notification (alert writing, broadcast fax and e-mail notifications)
  • Pitching — delivery to TV stations (bookings, follow-up calls, producing)
  • Nielsen sigma encoding, tracking and reporting
  • Station monitoring via key word search

Ideally suited for:

  • Satellite Media Tours
  • Live studio productions
  • Press Conferences
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Press Conferences
  • Talk Shows
  • Webcasts
  • Video Conferences
  • Commercials
  • Web-based Training

Editing services:

  • AVID Adrenaline Edit Bay
  • Pro Tools
  • Sony Sound Forge
  • Mastering to: DVCam, BetacamSP, DVD, web video

Ideal Applications:

  • B-roll packages
  • Video News Releases
  • Long format shows
  • Montages
  • Corporate communication
  • Training videos
  • Commercials
  • Presentations
  • Web video