Kristian Hernandez, Associate Editor

Kristian Hernandez, Associate Editor

Kristian Hernandez handles day-to-day construction of the SVG Insider newsletter, oversees all social media content distribution, and covers various sports technology topics for Sports Video Group. In addition, he is the program director for the annual SVG Venue Summit. Before joining SVG, Hernandez served as co-founder of CHC-TV, the first student-run television studio at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. While at CHC, Hernandez produced a daily sports show named “On the Hill with Hernandez” — covering all men’s and women’s athletics for the college. Also, Hernandez spearheaded the college's newspaper, "The Griffin", as its Sports Editor. Hernandez graduated with a BA in Communications. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he currently lives in Queens, NY.

Recent Posts by Kristian Hernandez, Associate Editor

Live From CFP National Championship: ACC Network Battles Weather for Onsite Studio Programming

With the help of Clemson’s football dynasty, the ACC Network punched its ticket to New Orleans in its first year of linear operations. Prior to the first snap of tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game, the network worked around gloomy weather and a tight schedule to produce nearly 20 hours of pre/postgame content.  More

Behind the Mic: Social Media Notable Omar Raja Signs With ESPN; SportsCenter Shuffles Daytime Talent

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, House of Highlights’ founder joins ESPN, the network moves around faces of their daytime SportsCenter shows, and the postseason edition of NFL Countdown gains […]  More

Sparx Technology Drives Digital Sports Betting With Predictive-Gaming Applications

The Sports Video Group is happy to welcome Sparx Technology as a new mobile/integrator sponsor. The company provides advanced consumer-engagement technology for polling, trivia, predictive gaming, sports wagering, and audience data. Sparx has been responsible for conceiving and building more than 100 interactive TV and video projects.  More

Ratings Roundup: Xavier-St. John’s Wins Most-Watched CBB Game Ever on Fox Sports; Winter Classic Hits New Lows

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the Xavier-St. John’s matchup became the most-watched college basketball game ever on Fox Sports, the 2020 NHL Winter Classic hit a new low for the event, and an […]  More

SVG Summit: LiveU’s Janel Fleming Lays Out 2020 Agenda in HEVC, At-Home Production

In the streaming game, LiveU’s HEVC offerings have become a go-to option when developing a live production with stability and efficiency. Despite the success on the digital side, the company greatly enhanced its at-home–production model over the last year for clients at the linear end of the spectrum. At the SVG Summit, SVG Associate Editor […]  More

Supersphere Brings Esports to Life With Tailored VR, AR Solutions

The Sports Video Group welcomes Supersphere as a new corporate sponsor. Founded in 2014, the company is an immersive-content firm focused on building stronger bonds between fans and the teams and competitors they love. It is uniquely positioned to bring immersive broadcasts of esports and “IRL sports” to life with a custom technology stack designed […]  More

Ratings Roundup: A Review of the 2019 NFL Regular Season; OSU-Clemson Earns Most-Watched CFP Semifinal

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, a network whiparound of their final NFL numbers of the regular season, Ohio State vs. Clemson becomes the most-watched semifinal of the College Football Playoff era, a look […]  More

Live From 2020 Winter Classic: NBC Sports’ James Stuart Breaks Down Tech Coverage at the Historic Cotton Bowl

The act of ushering in a new year is not complete without the NHL Winter Classic on NBC. To start 2020, the yearly event traveled to Cotton Bowl stadium on the Texas State Fairgrounds in Dallas. Among a full complement of technology deployments were many major debuts, including the Peacock Pit Box, two jib cameras, […]  More