Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Joining the SVG team in 2011, Karen Hogan Ketchum manages SVG’s print publications, including the semiannual SportsTech Journal, the annual Mobile Sports Production Yearbook, and all event print programs. She drives the company’s Venue Initiative, writing about the sports venue production industry and coordinating the agenda for the annual Sports Venue Production Summit and Venue Production Seminars. In addition, Hogan Ketchum is the director of SVG's Women’s Sports Media Initiative. Hogan Ketchum began her career in sports at Fordham University with WFUV Sports, serving as Supervising Producer of “One on One,” WFUV Sports’ weekly call-in show. After graduating in 2009, she spent the 2009-10 season in the public relations department of the Trenton Devils (ECHL) before taking on a freelance copy editor assignment with Professional Sports Publications. A New Jersey native, Hogan Ketchum currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

IP Production Forum: At-Home Production, By Any Name, Enables Broadcasters To Do More With Less

As networks expand their reliance on production systems located far from the venue for both cost reduction and flexibility, they increase their reliance on the IP transmission and technology connecting the onsite team with the at-home facilities. At SVG’s IP Production Forum in New York City last week, experts in at-home (also known as REMI […]  More

M2 Aerials Celebrates Emmy Win for Drone Use, Recent Sports-Broadcast Successes

At last month’s NAB Show, M2 Aerials took home a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for its technical work in drone cinematography: specifically, creating a low-latency remote-controlled airborne-video platform for TV. The award, which honors the accomplishments of the recently acquired HeliVideo Productions, caps off a year of success for M2 Aerials. The aerial-cinematography company […]  More

NBC Sports Adds 80-mph Aerial Camera Over Churchill Downs Backstretch To Capture Kentucky Derby Speed

At the 144th Kentucky Derby tomorrow, the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” gets a high-speed upgrade, thanks to the introduction of an aerial camera that can travel up to 80 mph over the full backstretch. NBC Sports Group, taking a page from its successful NFL broadcast playbook, is adding the aerial perspective to bring fans […]  More

The P.A. People Enhances Intercom Systems at PyeongChang Venues With Studio Technologies Console

The P.A. People, an Australian provider of large-scale–event communications systems and equipment, has been providing intercom packages for the Olympic Games since the 2000 Sydney Games were played in its own backyard. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in February, The P.A. People were on the ground in PyeongChang, teaming up with OneUp Solutions to deliver […]  More

NAB Reflections: ChyronHego’s Boromy Ung on Company’s Commitment to Sports-Venue Industry

During ChyronHego’s Sunday press conference at NAB 2018, the company announced its partnership with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and the integration of the gaming engine into the company’s augmented-reality–graphics and virtual-set solutions. And, although the announcement is certainly a step forward for the company, ChyronHego showed that it had plenty more in store for sports […]  More

NAB 2018 in Review: Sports-Venue Industry Plots Future of IP Production, Finds Plenty To Excite in Vegas

As the sports-venue industry booms, broadcast-technology vendors continue to get in on the action by positioning their offerings for broadcast and venue video-control rooms alike. And, although this has been the case for the past several NAB Shows, the recent publishing of the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards for IP production further strengthened this […]  More