NewsBud is a desktop newsroom solution for small/medium
stations who wish to create, edit and broadcast news
bulletins/scripts. With NewsBud, you can view a series
of RSS news-feeds, copy+paste the text into a new story and
compile it into a full bulletin along with audio clips for
playout using the "Studio Panel". This is a
simple-to-use playback and reader screen offering easy
text-scrolling and audio playout.
NewsBud Pro is coming...
version of the original NewsBud application sees a
database-driven Bulletin/Story system with more
features, an improved studio playout interface and
more... Expected cost will be around £100
(per station/site) - Further details to follow in
- Easy to Use
Create, edit and compile Bulletins - manage Stories
and associated Audio clips
- Audio Recorder and Editor
Record audio directly into NewsBud or edit
existing audio files (MP2/MP3/WAV formats supported)
- Network Friendly
No database to worry about - NewsBud works with
simple text files and can operate over a network in
conjunction with other workstations when used with a
common DataPath via a mapped drive
NewsBud FREE - the original version of NewsBud, now
free and offered "as-is"... Just download it and use it.
There are some more advanced products out there but this
application can be used where budgets are non-existent or
you simply want to use it to practice at home.