November 20, 2020
To recap this year’s Daktronics Sales Expo, Justin and Matt are joined by marketing strategist Jess Bern, on-premise market manager Taylor Nilson and sales manager Tom Coughlin. This discussion covers the history of the show, what it was like to go virtual this year, how it benefits sign companies and more.
November 18, 2020
What do you need to know so you can effectively operate your video board? To hear about the event production curriculum being used at Waunakee High School, Justin and Matt talk with their video content creator Jason McConnell. He shares how the school has implemented the curriculum for virtual learning and how he’s teaching his students all the details of producing live events with a video board.
November 11, 2020
How has COVID impacted the billboard industry? To hear one perspective, Justin and Matt are joined by Ike Wingate, president of Wingate Media Group, to hear how he’s adapted during the pandemic and the importance of his digital inventory. He also shares how he got started in the billboard industry and much more.
November 4, 2020
As Daktronics Big Stream option starts to catch on, Justin and Matt visited with Joey Struwe, Activities Director at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to hear about his experience with the streaming feature. Joey also shares his role with the school, the features of the product that they enjoy and much more.
October 28, 2020
During COVID-19, financing capital improvement projects can be tricky. So, Justin and Matt talked with Larry Leckonby, Catawba College’s Director of Athletics, to hear how they were able to finance the new video board at their stadium and how they will use the display in the future.
October 21, 2020
How has Daktronics been handling project management during COVID-19? Justin and Matt sat down with Seth Hansen, Vice President of Project Management for Daktronics, to find out. He also covers the company’s approach to project management as a whole, how they work with multiple parties to coordinate a project and much more.
October 14, 2020
To learn more about the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAA), Justin and Matt are joined by Phil Rison, the Associate Executive Director of NIAAA. Phil shares the organization’s goals, details of their upcoming national conference, how they’ve adapted due to the impacts of COVID-19 and much more.
October 7, 2020
From working on airplanes to working on video boards for Air Force, Jeremy Webb, scoreboard and scoring systems technician at U.S. Air Force Academy, has some interesting experiences. To hear about those experiences and the sports Jeremy works with, Justin and Matt visited with him for this episode.
September 30, 2020
Working with a multi-use venue is always interesting. To hear about our recent projects with Iowa Event Center, Justin and Matt are joined by AJ Johnson, their Production Manager. AJ shares details of their audiovisual system, how they use it, the multitude of events they host and more.
September 23, 2020
Justin and Matt recently spoke with Sara Kealy, River Falls High School’s head volleyball coach, to find out what it was like to sell sponsorships for their new video board this summer. She shares her experience in reaching out to local businesses, her team’s excitement for the new display’s arrival and other details of her journey to help their vision become a reality.