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Former HBS CEO Francis Tellier To Be Honored With Outstanding Contribution Award at SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit

Francis Tellier, the former chief executive of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), will receive the 2019 SVG Europe Outstanding Contribution to European Sports Broadcasting Award at the Sports Production Summit on September 12. The event, free to SVG Europe members and sponsors, will be held at the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam and Tellier will be presented […]  More

Soccer Summit Americas: USL’s Brad Baker on How Expansion and At-Home Production are Revolutionizing the League

For American sports fans, there’s more soccer than ever to watch on television and various streaming platforms. Domestically, one of the leagues seeing the most dramatic growth is the United Soccer Leagues (USL). With more and more franchises entering the league’s ranks, the league has embarked on a comprehensive broadcast plan to produce all of […]  More

Countdown to Kick Off: Sky Italia Prepares For New Serie A Season

Italy’s 2019-2020 Serie A kicks off on Saturday with a match between Parma and Juventus and with coverage provided by Sky Italia. “We’ve been producing Serie A since the birth of Sky Italia in 2003,” explains Dante De lulio, the broadcaster’s director of sport programming and production. “We have always been the key partner for […]  More

Education For All: Broadcast Academy’s Ekta Hutton on Creating a Lasting Legacy

Sports broadcasting is all about the fan experience, encouraging the viewer to care and magnify the emotion. To make that possible, people in the television industry need education, and for those looking to get into this area, training needs to be made available. While this type of educational resource is readily available in some countries, […]  More

ACC Network Launch Day: With Buy-In From ESPN and All 15 Schools, Newest College Sports Network Is Poised for Success

“Hang on, I just got to put down the paper bag I’ve been breathing into.” Even for an industry veteran like ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer Amy Rosenfeld, this feeling never goes away. With the network since 2007, Rosenfeld has worked her fair share of major events, network launches, and property debuts, but, as the long-awaited […]  More

ACC Network Launch Day: Inside ESPN’s New Sleek, Modern, Colorful ACCN Studio

With the launch of the ACC Network on Thursday comes the debut of a sharp, sleek, and colorful new studio set on ESPN’s Bristol, CT, campus. Located in Studio G in ESPN’s Digital Center 1, the 2,800-sq.-ft. home of the new college-conference network was no simple, templated build. This is a customized set designed to […]  More

ACC Network Launch Day: Packer and Durham Morning Show Will Anchor Daily Programming — From Mark Packer’s Basement

Although much of the hype building to Thursday’s launch of the ACC Network has been centered on the thousands of live events that will be produced by ESPN and the conference’s 15 member institutions, the network has a flashy lineup of daily programming to fill in the day-to-day.  More

Georgia Tech Turns Production Facility Into an ACC Network Fortress

The Georgia Institute of Technology, or simply Georgia Tech, is known mostly for developing the world’s next great wave of biomedical and industrial engineers. As one of the best research universities in the nation, the Yellow Jackets know a little something about hard work. With today’s official launch of the ACC Network, the institute gave […]  More

SVG Soccer Summit Americas Brings Together Leagues, Networks To Discuss the Sport’s Exponential Growth

SVG’s inaugural Soccer Summit Americas this week welcomed more than 200 soccer-production and technology professionals from across North, Central, and South America to Miami for a full day of networking, informative panel discussions, one-on-one conversations with industry leaders, and technology exhibits.  More

SVG’s IP Production Forum Showcases Telemundo Center, Latest Advances in IP Tech

At SVG’s 2019 IP Production Forum in Miami on Tuesday, more than 200 attendees gathered at one of the newest IP-based facilities in the nation: Telemundo Center, the Spanish-language network’s headquarters. Along with a tour and insightful presentations, the event featured informative panel discussions, lively debates, and networking opportunities for those interested in the future […]  More