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

Baltimore Ravens Become First NFL Team To Install SkyCam

The Baltimore Ravens gave fans plenty to be pumped about heading into the 2017 NFL season. Over the summer, the team embarked on the first phase of a three-phase stadium-revitalization project at M&T Bank Stadium, installing two 4K UHD video displays and a wealth of 4K-capable gear to capture, produce, and distribute high-resolution content. But […]  More

Meet Me In St. Louis: Blues Upgrade Scottrade Center Control Room, Video Displays Ahead of NHL Season

After more than 20 years in downtown St. Louis, Scottrade Center has firmly established itself as a world-class destination for St. Louis Blues fans and concert-goers alike. But, with an all-analog control room and standard-definition video displays, the arena required an upgrade to keep up with the product on the ice and stage — and […]  More

REMI Hits the Road: How Vista Worldlink Remained Fully Operational Throughout Hurricane Irma

Earlier this year, Vista Worldlink transformed its Dania Beach, FL, production/transmission facility into the epicenter of at-home and remote-integration (REMI) production for its numerous sports properties. When Hurricane Irma threatened the facility this month, Vista didn’t shut down — or even slow down. Instead, the company took its at-home model on the road.  More

IBC 2017: Imagine Communications introduces Versio Platform to accelerate media workflows

Imagine Communications introduced Versio Platform, a modular and highly customizable media workflow platform designed to enable media companies to optimize their playout and related operations to meet finely tuned operational and business objectives. Versio Platform, which will be demonstrated at IBC 2017, provides content producers and distributors with a menu of tightly integrated functional building […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Notre Dame’s Mike Bonner, Brock Raum on Creating a Video Philosophy for ‘The House That Rockne Built’

In the two years since the historic announcement that Notre Dame would add video to the football game-day experience, Notre Dame Stadium has been transformed. The university partnered with ANC Sports to install a 10-mm Mitsubishi Electric video display measuring 54 ft. high x 95.5 ft. wide to the stadium’s south end zone and surround […]  More

New Era at Notre Dame: Campus Crossroads Redefines College Video

Since the days of Knute Rockne and “The Gipper,” the University of Notre Dame has forged a football program steeped in history, tradition, and victory. Over nearly a century, the school has continually leveraged the overwhelming success of its athletic program to benefit its academic and faith-based missions. That tradition continues with the Campus Crossroads […]  More

NFL Kickoff 2017: With Super Bowl LII on the Horizon, NBC Sports Dives Into Sunday Night Football Schedule

In less than six months, NBC Sports will broadcast the two biggest events on the sports-production calendar: Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday Feb. 4, followed closely by the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. But, before the calendar turns to 2018, NBC Sports has plenty on its production plate, […]  More

College Football Preview: NBC Sports, Notre Dame Share Resources To Enhance Fan Experience at the Game and at Home

When the Fighting Irish return to the gridiron this weekend, fans at Notre Dame Stadium and at home will get to watch their team like never before. Following completion of Campus Crossroads Project, the most ambitious building campaign in the school’s history, fans at this Saturday’s home opener against Temple will see Notre Dame’s very […]  More