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Chyron hires new national sales exec

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Chyron Corp. Credit: Chyron Corp.

Chyron Corp., an Emmy Award-winning broadcast graphics company based in Melville, has a new senior national account executive with 20 years of experience in sales management.

The new hire, Brian Spiers, "brings a diverse enterprise sales background to his new role, having earlier held sales management positions with Tektronix, Grass Valley, and Digital Broadcast," Chyron said in a Wednesday news release.

Chyron is a provider of digital and broadcast graphics systems, with shares traded on the Nasdaq. It bills itself as "the pioneer of graphics as a service for all digital video media."

The company said it "continues to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions." 

Chyron's website gives some background on the company:

"Chyron's graphics products are used by thousands of broadcasters in the U.S. and around the world including ABC, Fox, NBC, ESPN, Turner Entertainment Networks, The Golf Channel, Home Shopping Network, Korean Broadcasting, Germany's BR and NDR networks, Sky Sports News and the BBC, plus local stations in every U.S. television market.

"More than 60 percent of U.S. broadcasters use Chyron products to display news titles, sports scores, weather information, election results and news and finance tickers."

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