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

Versus Showcases New Graphics Look for Tour de France

The Tour de France is the crown jewel of the cycling world, and Versus’ 14 hours of daily coverage throughout the competition will put that jewel atop the network’s pedestal. Versus will have a crew of about 70 working throughout the three-week event and, for the first time, NBC Sports will broadcast coverage of stages […]  More

A Farewell from SVG’s Carolyn Braff

Dear SVG Members, Sponsors, and Friends, It is with very mixed emotions that I write to tell you that today is my last full-time day at SVG. I have moved to Chicago and will be pursuing my MBA at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. After my two years in the full-time program, […]  More

Building Season at Game Creek Video Yields Three New Trucks

For Game Creek Video, the month of June is about more than baseball and summer barbecues: it’s truck-building time. Between the end of the NHL and NBA seasons and the beginning of college football, Game Creek is in full build mode, and, by the end of August, three new GCV units will hit the road. […]  More

Harris Showcases Targeted Advertising Platform at Cable Show

Harris Corp. is well-versed in the world of scheduled linear advertising, but, with increasing numbers of viewers watching content on demand or on non-linear channels, a new opportunity  for targeted advertising is emerging. Harris is taking advantage of that with its new Targeted Advertising Platform, being shown at this week’s NCTA Cable Show, designed to […]  More

2011 NCTA Show: To Remain Relevant, Cable Must Be Everywhere

The tone at the start of the 60th-annual National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA) show, taking place this week in Chicago, was overwhelmingly positive. With more consumers watching cable channels than broadcast networks several nights a week, now is a great moment for cable. The opening general session of the show brought together a wealth of […]  More

CSVS Brings Together College Video Leaders To Move the Industry Forward

The College Sports Video Summit continues to transform the college-video industry, with 550 attendees at last week’s third-annual edition in Atlanta. The June 7-8 event brought together professionals from college and university athletic departments, academic divisions, conference offices, production companies, regional and national sports networks, and technology companies to help advance the creation, production, and […]  More

Record Crowd Gathers for Plonsky Keynote at CSVS

The third-annual College Sports Video Summit began with a little bit of history and some predictions for the future as 550 college sports video professionals gathered in Atlanta to hear from legendary University of Texas Women’s AD Chris Plonsky. As women’s AD/senior associate AD, Athletics External Services, Plonsky is the chief architect of UT’s dedicated […]  More

Winners of 2011 College Sports Media Awards Announced at CSVS

The winners of the 2011 College Sports Media Awards, a competition recognizing excellence in video production at all levels of college sports, were announced Tuesday during a ceremony at SVG’s third-annual College Sports Video Summit in Atlanta. More than 75 schools and organizations submitted more than 150 entries for the 2011 CSMAs, which were sponsored […]  More

VidyoCast Renews with SVG

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that VidyoCast has renewed its corporate sponsorship. VidyoCast improves live television production by delivering and managing broadcast-quality feeds over virtually any network. Utilizing VidyoCast’s low-latency H.264-SVC encoder, bureaus, reporters, guests, and newsmakers are brought on air with ease. New production tools bring multiple parties on screen live, […]  More

NBC Sports Group Deploys an Array of Assets for Stanley Cup Coverage

For the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the NBC Sports Group is flexing its collective muscle to showcase the East-West showdown on all of its platforms: NBC, Versus, Comcast SportsNet New England, and new joint digital destinations on Facebook, Twitter, and NBCSports.com. “We are really excited about this final and the NBC Sports Group working together […]  More