Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Joining the SVG team in 2011, Karen Hogan Ketchum focuses on the venue industry while also reporting on a variety of sports-production and -technology topics as senior editor. She oversees SVG’s print publications and drives the company’s Venue Initiative, coordinating the program for the Sports Venue Production Summit and Venue Production Seminars and serving as editor for SVG’s annual Venue Production Journal. In addition, Hogan Ketchum is the director of the Women’s Sports Media Initiative. Hogan Ketchum began her career in sports at Fordham University with WFUV Sports, serving as Supervising Producer of “One on One,” WFUV Sports’ weekly call-in show. After graduating in 2009, she spent the 2009-10 season in the public relations department of the Trenton Devils (ECHL) before taking on a freelance copy editor assignment with Professional Sports Publications. A New Jersey native, Hogan Ketchum currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Golf Channel Tees Up Virtual Green Technology in Studio Shows

As winter keeps many golfers indoors, Golf Channel is integrating everything golfers love — and love to hate — about the short game into its studio shows. The network, which provides news, lifestyle, and instruction programming for golf fans, recently installed Virtual Green’s indoor-golf technology into its main studio to enable more-realistic putting instruction and […]  More

Sports Venue Production Summit at U.S. Bank Stadium: Full Agenda Announced!

In March, SVG will travel to the NFL’s newest venue — U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis — for the annual Sports Venue Production Summit. The two-day event kicks off on Monday March 13 with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Minnesota Vikings’ new home, followed by an opening-night reception in the stadium’s Club Purple. On Tuesday […]  More

SVG Venue Production Seminar: Event-Presentation Philosophies, On-Ice Projection Take Center Stage at MSG

With a moniker like the World’s Most Famous Arena and a home like New York City, Madison Square Garden will always be a draw, no matter the event. But that doesn’t mean the event-presentation teams for the New York Rangers, Knicks, and Liberty are content to rest on their laurels. Quite the opposite, in fact: […]  More

For Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center, a Rising Tide Raises All Ships

As professional sports venues in the busiest media capital in the world, Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center might seem like competitors: both look to attract the attention — and spending power — of the city’s 8 million residents with NBA and NHL games, concerts, and more. Add in massive events happening just steps from […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame: Andrea Berry, A Pioneer in Field Operations

SVG is profiling this year’s 10 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 13 at the New York Hilton. For more information, visit sportsbroadcastinghalloffame.org. Trailblazer. Pioneer. Groundbreaker. Throughout Andrea Berry’s decades-long career in sports broadcasting, these descriptors have been attributed to her time and time again, […]  More