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SVG RSN Summit: Sports Production Stalwart Larry Meyers Named Executive Program Director

The Sports Video Group is proud to announce that veteran sports-production executive Larry Meyers will serve as Executive Program Director for the 2017 SVG RSN Summit, which will take place June 27-28 at the Hilton Chicago. Meyers was most recently the VP of content and the executive producer for Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) Regional Networks. Along with […]  More

MLBAM Names Amazon-Vet Michael Paull as BAMTech CEO

MLBAM, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced today the appointment of Michael Paull as the chief executive officer of BAMTech, a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by MLBAM, The Walt Disney Company and the National Hockey League (NHL). In his new role, Paull will set the vision […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: CSN Bay Area/California’s David Koppett on Integrating Linear, Digital at the RSN Level

At the end of 2016, Comcast SportsNet (CSN) Bay Area and California — the regional sports network (RSN) home of teams like the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks, and more — named industry vet David Koppett to the newly created position of VP of content strategy. Koppett, who has been with […]  More

11th Annual SVG Remote Production Gearbase Study Now Available Online

The 11th annual SVG Remote Production Gearbase Survey, which provides an ongoing database of production-truck technology for the North American fleet of more than 250 broadcast vehicles, is available at sportsvideo.org. In addition to full equipment specs for 257 trucks currently on the road, the SVG Gearbase Survey includes a full summary of key findings in […]  More

New MLS Club Atlanta United FC Finds RSN Home With Fox Sports South, Fox Sports Southeast

With the kickoff to the Major League Soccer season just weeks away, one of the league’s newest expansion clubs, Atlanta United FC, has struck a regional television rights agreement with Fox Sports Regional Networks. Beginning with the club’s inaugural 2017 campaign, all Atlanta United matches not televised nationally televised on Fox, FS1, or ESPN will will […]  More

Live from NBA All-Star: Bexel Clarity 800 Slow-Motion Camera Makes Debut

Bexel Global Broadcast Solution’s presence at the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend was highlighted by the debut of the Clarity 800 slow-motion camera, a new family of cameras that was designed and built by Bexel and expands the number of places that production professionals can place high-speed camera systems. “It’s a proprietary camera that we have […]  More

Wheatstone Acquires PR&E Assets From GatesAir

Broadcast-audio–systems manufacturer Wheatstone today announced that it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Pacific Research & Engineering (PR&E) from GatesAir of Quincy, IL, formerly Harris Broadcast, for an undisclosed amount. The purchase includes audio consoles, a networking system, the furniture lines, all designs, trademarks, engineering files and tooling, effectively restoring the PR&E console brand […]  More

Fox Sports, AT&T Bring 4K to College Hardcourt With Single-Truck 4K/HD Show

Live 4K content hits the college hardcourt for the first time tonight, when AT&T/DirecTV and Fox Sports present the University of California at Stanford University live on DirecTV in 4K/ UHD. The game represents the first-ever live-4K college-basketball production and will be the first in a series of DirecTV-Fox Sports 4K collaborations that will also […]  More

How the Grammy Awards Show Gets Live, Broadcast Sound Right

Telecast from Los Angeles’s Staples Center, Sunday night’s Grammy Awards on CBS were a huge and carefully choreographed ballet of never ending sound, and the rehearsals were just as precisely blueprinted and constantly tweaked. At the Staples Center, home of the Grammy Awards for 16 years, the staff who get the event on the air […]  More