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 Matawan, NJ.

Recent Posts by Kristian Hernandez, Associate Editor

SVG Sit-Down: Grass Valley’s Robert Erickson Plots New Course for Company’s Venue Efforts

In-venue production is on the cusp of a new era. Highly debated topics like HDR and IP are causing in-venue production teams to reconsider habits that are deeply rooted in the past. Many have launched the difficult effort to make their control room compatible with the new practices. One of the most active technology vendors […]  More

Atlanta Erects Another High-Profile Sports Venue With Gateway Center Arena

Atlanta has made major investments in its sports teams over the past six years. In 2014, construction began on the Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Braves’ then-Sun Trust Park. In 2017, State Farm Arena (built in 1999) was renovated. In November 2019, the city unveiled its newest sports site, Gateway Center Arena in the suburb of […]  More

LTN Global To Provide Transmission, Production Services for Conference USA 2020 Men’s, Women’s Basketball Tourneys

As the college basketball season will come slowly to an end over the next few weeks, Conference USA faces one of the most logistically challenged endeavors of the entire basketball calendar. On March 11-14, its best 24 basketball teams (12 men’s and 12 women’s) will square off at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, […]  More

Focusrite Pro Facilitates High-Scale, Reliable AoIP for Major Sporting Events

The Sports Video Group is ecstatic to introduce Focusrite Pro as a new corporate sponsor. Started business in the middle of the  1980s, the company has been making some of the best-sounding recording consoles ever made. Since then, the British audio manufacturer has remained dedicated to audio quality, while pushing the envelope of technical innovation.  More

NBC Sports Regional Networks To Give Fans Behind-the-Scenes Look Before Sunday’s Wizards-Bulls Game

NBC Sports Regional Networks will premiere a behind-the-scenes original program on the NBA, NBC Sports Wire to Wire: Wizards vs. Bulls, on Sunday, Feb. 23 on NBC Sports Washington (10 p.m. ET) and NBC Sports Chicago (9 p.m. CT). The one-hour show is an all-access pass to an NBA game day, featuring extensive in-game audio […]  More

Behind the Mic: NBC Sports Waffleboards Away Jeremey Roenick; ESPN, Fox RSNs Pencil In MLB Talent Lineup

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, NBC Sports cuts ties with a familiar NHL personality, the upcoming baseball seasons means announcements on talent from ESPN and other companies, and Fox […]  More

Cisco Helps Sports Broadcasters Reimagine Content Workflows

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Cisco as a corporate sponsor.  The company was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack and Sandy Lerner, two Stanford University computer scientists who pioneered the concept of local area networks using multi-protocol routers. Today, Cisco is a worldwide leader in IP networking, specializing in using technology […]  More

Ratings Roundup: NBA All-Star Game Hits 8% Bump; Postponed Daytona 500 Becomes Least-Watched in 62-Year History

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 red-hot XFL cools off in Week 2, NBA All-Star Weekend hits 8% increase from last year, a highly-anticipated Daytona 500 gets dampened by raining and low ratings, […]  More