Work with a streaming engineer

Livestreaming is a really fun skill to learn (and not as difficult as you might expect), but we appreciate that not everyone has the time or inclination to get into it — especially on top of all the other aspects of event organization. For professional results, you may therefore want to engage a streaming engineer.

🎬. If you're new to streaming, watch this tutorial to get a sense of what it involves.

What does a streaming engineer do?

Specific services and expertise will depend on who you hire, but in general an engineer should:

Selecting an engineer

A good streaming engineer will ask the right questions to establish your event requirements, and will clearly communicate the plan ahead of time. As well as having strong technical skills, they will be collaborative with a problem-solving mindset. Prior to hiring them, you'll want to ensure you have a good understanding about the scope of their experience and what they will be able to do for you.

Tips for effective collaborations

Here are our tips for fostering a successful working relationship with your streaming partner:

📲 Download and adapt our free schedule template to share with your streaming partner.

Though it does come at an additional expense, working with an experienced streaming engineer can make all the difference not only to your production quality, but to your peace of mind. It's a great feeling to be able to put your trust in an expert, just as you would the AV tech staff at a physical venue.