Give Viewers a Voice, Safely and Efficiently

by | Jun 10, 2020 | Best Practices, Megaphone Updates, Responsive Reporting | 0 comments

The need for information has driven local news ratings higher. Correspondingly, the elevated levels of anxiety and frustration experienced by viewers across the country is driving record-setting engagement in news polls

Station groups that regularly use Megaphone polls in their newscasts have seen their vote totals double in April and May. People want to be heard.

Meanwhile, newsrooms are dealing with dangerous environments and tighter resources. It is crucial to minimize risk and minimize costs. Megaphone polling allows you to get viewer opinions from a distance, without using camera or editing resources.  Doing live polling in lieu of streeters allows you to:

  • Minimize unnecessary public contact

  • Use your resources more efficiently