Karen Hogan Ketchum, Director of Production

Karen Hogan Ketchum, Director of Production

Karen Hogan Ketchum oversees, manages, and edits SVG’s print publications, including the semiannual SportsTech Journal and annual Mobile Sports Production Yearbook; event print programs; and all event deliverables. She drives the company’s Venue Initiative, writing about the sports venue production industry and serving as program director for the annual Sports Venue Production Summit and Venue Production Seminars. In addition, Hogan Ketchum contributes to the SVG Insider newsletter and is the director of SVGW. 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, Director of Production

NAB 2019 Reflections: ChyronHego CEO Marco Lopez on the Importance of Sports-Venue, Esports Business

ChyronHego kicked off NAB 2019 with the announcement that the Dallas Cowboys were involved in a comprehensive upgrade of their ChyronHego-based venue-graphics systems at AT&T Stadium. Included in the undertaking are Click Effects PRIME — ChyronHego’s integrated graphics toolset for delivering live arena- and stadium-based A/V presentations to any canvas size with any number of […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: Augmented Reality Shines as Storytelling Tool When Virtual, Real Worlds Blend

Augmented reality is all the rage in live sports production, with networks like ESPN and Fox Sports trading in some physical sets for virtual studios and live AR graphics — most notably, during CBS Sports’ Super Bowl LIII open — taking the place of traditionally preproduced elements. And while AR is a fun addition to […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum Welcomes Record Audience, Spotlights Augmented Reality

SVG’s fifth-annual Sports Graphics Forum logged a record attendance of more than 300 to the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City for a day of informative panel discussions and in-depth keynote presentations addressing the latest technological advances and creative achievements in broadcast graphics, with a considerable focus on augmented reality.  More

SVGW Announces Networking Lunch at NAB 2019, Mentoring Opportunity in NYC

SVGW, SVG’s networking group for women in sports production, is pleased to announce several networking opportunities over the next few months, including the group’s annual networking lunch at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, a networking event at the SVG College Summit in Atlanta, and a special Women in Sports mentoring event in New York […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Southpaw’s Matt Ritter on Acquisition of Panasonic Live Events Group, Goals in Sports-Venue Industry

In December, Southpaw Sports & Entertainment closed the deal to acquire the Live Events group of Panasonic Sports and Entertainment Business Unit, a division of Panasonic Systems Solutions Co. of North America. The group, which had been formed when Panasonic acquired TS Sports in 2015, specializes in LED videoboard systems for sports venues like LAFC’s […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: IMT Vislink’s Jeff Daubert on Evolution, Future of Sports Industry

IMT Vislink wireless camera transmitters give sports broadcasters the ability to provide viewers with an immersive experience and bring fans closer to the action, even at the most demanding sports events. SVG recently caught up with Field Integration Manager Jeff Daubert to discuss his expertise in the sports industry as well as his thoughts on […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2018: Mary Carillo, Globetrotting Correspondent and Born Storyteller

SVG is profiling this year’s 11 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 11 at the New York Hilton. For more information, CLICK HERE. Safe to say, not many professional tennis players foresee their career taking them to China to feed bamboo shoots to panda bears. […]  More

Esports Production Forum: Inaugural Event Draws 380+ To Discuss Exhilarating Industry Sector

SVG’s inaugural Esports Production Forum took over the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles yesterday to explore how videogame publishers, esports leagues and venues, and live-streaming outlets are bringing an entirely new mindset to live sports production. More than 380 attendees representing a cross-section of the sports-production industry joined the Forum to learn from esports-production […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Trish Dakshaw on Becoming the First Female Lead Replay Operator in NASCAR Broadcast History

During last month’s NASCAR race at Dover, a professional milestone achieved by veteran replay operator Trish Dakshaw turned out to be a groundbreaking moment. With Tom Ginocchi, NBC’s lead replay operator for NASCAR, out for the race, Dakshaw took his place in the “big chair” — and took her place as the first female lead […]  More