Live From FIFA World Cup: Fox Sports' Kevin Callahan on the Broadcaster's Herculean Effort at the International Broadcast Centre
SVG is live on-site in Doha at the 2022 FIFA World Cup
As fans watch soccer’s biggest tournament with excitement and anticipation at home, the International Broadcast Centre is buzzing with operations and engineering teams from around the globe. For Fox Sports, their technical strategy not only relies on the hardworking folks situated in Doha, Qatar, but also around-the clock attention and expertise from professionals stationed at their Pico facility in Los Angeles.
At the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Fox Sports’ VP, Field Operations and Engineering, Kevin Callahan breaks down the onsite infrastructure located within the Qatar National Convention Center, the significant role that the competition’s smaller footprint is playing, the importance of the work being done back home in the United States, the evolution of this production since the 2018 Men’s World Cup in Russia and 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, the colleagues that are making each show possible, and more.