Carolyn Braff, Editor

Carolyn Braff, Editor

Carolyn Braff is the editor for the Sports Video Group, writing articles for SVG’s thrice-weekly newsletters. Although she focuses on the college space, managing the annual College Sports Video Summit, held each June in Atlanta, she also covers the professional and international sports world, having written about the business and technology behind the production of events ranging from football to cycling, marathons to yacht racing. Prior to joining SVG, Carolyn covered college football for CSTV.com, now the CBS College Sports Network. She lives in Manhattan and is an avid runner, cyclist, and aspiring triathlete.

Recent Posts by Carolyn Braff, Editor

Appalachian State Thinks Big With Abekas Mira Server

Appalachian State University currently uses three cameras for its football-stadium video-board production, but the Appalachian IMG Sports Network is always looking to the future and thinking bigger. With that goal, as part of a control-room upgrade in the summer of 2010, the Appalachian IMG Sports Network installed an Abekas Mira instant-replay server into its football-stadium […]  More

LTS 2011: Directors Talk Time Management, Score Bugs, 16:9

Directors took the stage at SVG’s sixth-annual League Technology Summit on Tuesday morning to discuss time-management issues, graphics and audio issues, and pet peeves in today’s truck environments. The conversation, moderated by HBO Sports Director Jason Cohen and MLB International VP/Executive Producer Russell Gabay, began with a look at the challenges of time management in […]  More

SVG Announces Sports Broadcasting Fund at Sixth-Annual League Technology Summit

Today, more than 800 sports-technology professionals gathered at SVG’s sixth-annual League Technology Summit at the New York Hilton to discuss the most top-of-mind issues in sports production. The day-long series of seminars began with the unveiling of the SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund, an effort that will support individuals in the sports-broadcasting family who are in […]  More

WSMI Annual Meeting Spotlights New Production Opportunities, Future of espnW

On Monday morning, in conjunction with SVG’s League Technology Summit, more than 60 members of SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI) gathered at the New York Hilton to discuss current issues in sports production. In addition to offering two panel discussions, the WSMI annual meeting introduced to the WSMI community SVG Assistant Editor Karen Hogan, […]  More

SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative Meeting Scheduled

The annual meeting for SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative will be held Monday, December 12 from 9:30 – Noon at the New York Hilton. The agenda includes a networking breakfast, a discussion on new automation technologies and how they are shaping production processes, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the espnW initiative. To attend, please RSVP […]  More

Big Ten Network VP Keynotes WSMI Meeting in Chicago

On Thursday Sept. 1, two dozen members of SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative gathered in Chicago for an evening of networking and education. The first Midwest WSMI dinner was attended by women representing a range of sports teams, networks, media entities, and technology companies and was highlighted by a keynote speech by the Big Ten […]  More

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and California Spur Hybrid Abekas Mira Configuration

The Comcast SportsNet (CSN) studio in downtown San Francisco is only two years old, but housing two 24/7 networks requires the facility’s technology to be constantly on the cutting edge. One of the most recent additions, which has dramatically improved operations for both Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California, is an Abekas Mira […]  More

Comcast Gets Creative With Abekas Mira

Comcast is a dominating presence throughout the Chicagoland area, especially when it comes to sports production. In addition to its full-time Comcast SportsNet channel, featuring professional teams, the company runs a regional network, CN100, which highlights high school sports. For those field productions, the network operates a mobile-production unit recently enhanced with an Abekas Mira […]  More