SVGW: Women in Sports Production Returns to SVG College Summit, May 29

SVGW, SVG’s networking group for women in sports production, returns to the SVG College Summit for an afternoon networking event on Wednesday, May 29! The event will feature a Keynote Conversation with ESPN reporter Jen Lada, a roundtable with leading women in college-sports video, and plenty of networking time. The event will take place prior to the SVG College Summit Opening Night Reception, which begins at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Omni Hotel at CNN Center

4:00 – 4:05 p.m. Welcoming Remarks

4:05 – 4:30 p.m. Keynote Conversation With ESPN’s Jen Lada
Jen Lada is a versatile commentator for ESPN, appearing regularly as a features reporter on College GameDay, SportsCenter’s award-winning storytelling brand SC Featured, and many more marquee events..

4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Leaders in College-Sports Video: An SVGW Roundtable
The college-sports-video industry is thriving, thanks to the hard work and dedication of those in leadership roles at schools and conferences across the country. What does it take to be a leader on a college campus? Leading women in college-sports-video share their career trajectories, current challenges, and future goals in the industry, as well as their tips for becoming an effective, efficient, and successful leader.
Moderator: Karen Hogan Ketchum, SVG, Director of Production and Director, SVGW
Confirmed Panelists:
Marissa Cockrell, University of South Carolina Athletics, Assistant Video Director of External Communications, New and Creative Media
Katie Morgan, University of San Francisco Athletics, Video Director

5:15 – 5:30 p.m. Networking Time


About SVGW
SVGW (formerly Women’s Sports Media Initiative) is a networking group that aims to enhance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. SVGW members are integral to the overall Sports Video Group community, and work for sports leagues, teams, television networks, technology companies, and start-ups where their focus is the business and technology behind sports production.

For more information on SVGW, please contact SVGW Director Karen Hogan Ketchum at

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