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

SVG Sit Down: Co-Owner Valerie Lager Discusses Dale Pro Audio’s Continued Growth, Customer Relationships

Since being founded as a radio- and TV-parts distributor in 1956, Dale Pro Audio has thrived as a leader in the broadcast, live-sound, contracting, and studio and postproduction markets while maintaining its core identity as a family-owned, New York City-based company. In 2014, following years of growth, Dale Pro Audio opted to move its headquarters […]  More

RSN Summit: Network Presidents Kick Off Two-Day Event With Their Take on the State of the RSN Industry

As the regional-sports-network industry experiences a seismic change on multiple fronts, more than 220 RSN leaders, content creators, and technology manufacturers convened at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago for SVG’s third-annual RSN Summit to discuss their most pressing challenges and exciting opportunities that lie ahead.  More

Detroit Lions Enhance Game-Day Presentation, Production Efficiency at Ford Field

The Detroit Lions, one of the NFL’s oldest franchises, shook up the in-game fan experience last summer with all-new video and audio systems at Ford Field, as well as a partial control-room upgrade and the addition of more broadcast cabling. For the Lions’ game-day presentation staff, the goal for this offseason is to see what […]  More

InfoComm 2018: Diversified Acquires Digitavia, Expands Into EMEA Market

One month shy of its 25th anniversary, Diversified announced the acquisition of UK-based Digitavia and the expansion of its efforts in the EMEA region. Digitavia, a provider of meeting-room deployments for global enterprise clients, adds its standardized A/V solutions, expertise in collaboration spaces, and support services to Diversified’s ever growing portfolio and gives Diversified a […]  More

SVG Sit Down: Legrand AV Division’s Gordon Wason on Company’s Goals in Sports-Broadcast, Venue Industry

Since acquiring Milestone AV Technologies and its market brands in late 2017, Legrand continues its commitment to serving the A/V industry through its AV Division. The division — which combines Milestone’s Chief, Da-Lite, Projecta, Sanus, Echogear, and Vaddio brands with Legrand’s Middle Atlantic, C2G and Wiremold, Luxul, On Q, Nuvo, Platinum Plus, Q Motion, and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports North’s Vanessa Lambert on Her First Season as Minnesota Timberwolves Lead Producer

Last month, the Minnesota Timberwolves made the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2003-04 season, with an overtime win against the Denver Nuggets in the final game of the regular season. That game was Fox Sports North’s most-watched Timberwolves game ever, in a season that netted ratings that were up 78% year over […]  More