Twitter has inked nine new deals with Asia-based entities for premium video sports content that will make use of Twitter’s In-stream Sponsorships feature to monetize highlights and other content for Fox Sports Asia, Eleven Sports, BallBall, and more. Aneesh Madani, Head of Sport Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter, says the key is to enable brands to […] More
Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director
Ken Kerschbaumer has been editorial director of the Sports Video Group since 2005 and has been writing about how sports networks and leagues use video and audio technology to deliver a quality TV experience since 1991. He began his career in 1991 at Television Broadcast magazine before joining Cahners where he was editor of Digital Broadcasting magazine. In 2000 he joined Broadcasting & Cable magazine as Senior Editor of Technology. Seven years later he helped co-found the Sports Video Group with Paul Gallo and Marty Porter.
Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director
Sportel Asia: Can European Football Rights Remain Ascendent in Asia Market as Local Leagues Rises and PayTV Subs Fall?
The future of European football rights was the focus of a panel discussion at Sportel Asia this week and it’s clear that there are a number of factors that will impact the next round of rights. The question is will the rights deals top the last round of deals or are they due for a […] More
Sportel Asia: China Market Fertile Ground for New Leagues and Sports as Rights Deals Set to Normalize
The Chinese sports market came into focus during a panel discussion featuring Arthur Wei, Sina Sports, General Manager, and Celine Shi, Alisports, VP, at Sportel Asia. Both had a different perspective as Sina is celebrating 20 years in the sports market this year while Alisports was just launched in 2015. More
NEP Australia made history this weekend when the Andrews Production Hub in Sydney produced its first live broadcast for Fox Sports Australia: a Football Federation Australia A-League match in Perth between Perth Glory and the Central Coast Mariners. “Perth and Sydney are 4,000 kilometers away so it’s a pretty significant milestone, especially as we are […] More
Fox Sports wraps up its 2017-2018 men’s college basketball coverage this weekend, capping off a season that included 287 games and some new production philosophies. “We added the Big Ten this year so that was a nice new challenge, but we have a good relationship with them, so it worked out,” says Sarita Meinking, Fox […] More
Sports Graphics Forum: Multi-Platform Needs Require Disciplined, Inclusive Approach to Graphics Design
A consistent theme throughout the day at the 2018 SVG Sports Graphics Forum was the continued evolution of graphics design and creation in a multi-platform universe where, increasingly, all platforms are on equal footing when it comes to importance to a client. More
SVG Europe is proud to announce the launch of the Sports Broadcasting Fund Europe, a new charity that was created to help sports production freelancers and other professionals who find themselves in dire financial need due to illness, injury, or catastrophic life events to get through difficult times. The goal is to quickly offer financial assistance […] More
The 2018 NASCAR season is underway and with it comes a new remote production workflow for NASCAR whereby cameras and audio signals are being sent from race tracks to NASCAR’s production center in Charlotte, NC. The efforts began with the Rolex 24 at Daytona race and will continue with the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racing series […] More
SVG, in association with Neulion, Twitter, and Dolby are set to hold the inaugural SVG Singapore OTT Workshop on the afternoon of 15 March at the Shangri La Hotel in Singapore. The hotel will host Sportel Asia and the Workshop will conclude that event, giving Sportel Asia attendees more reasons than ever to stick around […] More
James Pitaro has been named President of ESPN and Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. Pitaro, who has served as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media since 2016, will report directly to Iger. More