Bob Kovacs Named Editor of Government Video

NEW YORK, NY (August 22, 2013) — NewBay Media has announced that, effective immediately, Bob Kovacs has been named editor of Government Video. Kovacs, whose experience includes tenures as editor of Pro Video Review and technology editor of TV Technology, brings with him decades of not only accomplished video industry articles but also extensive, real-world video production knowledge.

Government Video’s mission is to provide comprehensive coverage to support the work and careers of government video professionals,” states Paul McLane, editorial director in the company’s Broadcast/Video Group. “We’re excited to have Bob Kovacs bring his technical and journalistic skills — not to mention his enthusiasm for creating great video — back to NewBay Media.”

Kovacs has had more than 400 articles published in various magazines and newspapers, including TV technology and Government Video. Matching his journalistic prowess, he has also produced more than 400 videos posted on YouTube, all of which he shot and edited. His videos range from simple stage performances to “how-to” videos to short documentaries of local events. Kovacs’ personal YouTube “channel” has more than 5 million views.

“I’ve been a frequent contributor to the NewBay family of publications for years,” says Kovacs. “I am delighted to be back in the fold, and to share my passion for the video industry and video production with the Government Video audience.”

Kovacs can be reached at (703) 852-4640 or For information about advertising opportunities in Government Video, contact Eric Trabb at (212) 378-0400 x532 or

Government Video is the only magazine focused on video professionals in public service and the use of video technologies in the public sector. The Government Video readership includes professionals working at the local, state and federal levels, as well members of the military, first responders and the judicial system. The annual Government Video Technology Expo provides an educational forum for discussing video, AV, multimedia, broadcast and other communication technologies, as well as a product exhibition for seeing and testing the latest in video technology. The 2013 GV Expo will be held December 3–5, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

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