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

IBC 2018: Canon Intros 4K Field Lens With Highest Zoom Range, Widest Angle, Longest Focal Length

As the broadcast industry descends on Amsterdam for IBC 2018, which officially starts Friday, Canon is getting the party started early with today’s introduction of two 4K field zoom lenses, including the UHD-DIGISUPER 122, which features the highest zoom range, widest angle, and longest focal length of any broadcast lens.  More

College Football Kickoff: CBS Sports Upgrades SEC on CBS Toolbox With Pylon Cam, Telestrator; Adds Live Drone for First Game

Less than three months ago, CBS Sports took home the Emmy Award in the highly coveted Outstanding Live Sports Special category for its coverage of the 118th Army-Navy Game. Today, with less than three days before the start of its college-football broadcast schedule — which includes the 119th Army-Navy Game, on Dec. 8 — the […]  More

SVG Sit Down: Upfront Coordination of Systems Integration, Architecture, Audio Is Key to Successful Control-Room Design

As video-control rooms expand in both size and scope, the amount of coordination and coordinated effort required increases in both importance and complexity. Whether it’s a new control room or renovation of an existing space, everyone involved in the project — from the client to the architect and systems integrator to the acoustics supervisor and […]  More

SCMS 2018: Tech Leaders Weigh Promise and Risk of Virtualized Workflows, Cloud Infrastructures

As sports-content creators look to virtualize parts of their ecosystem to increase flexibility and scalability, they must weigh the opportunities of relying on SaaS models and cloud infrastructures with the potential risks. Technology leaders addressed both sides of the scale at SVG’s recent Sports Content Management and Storage Forum in New York City.  More

SCMS 2018: Up-Close Look at Technology, Strategies, Security

At the 12th-annual Sports Content Management & Storage (SCMS) Forum, a wide range of media-asset–management (MAM) leaders representing major broadcasters, leagues, teams, OTT outlets, and vendors took to the stage to give first-hand perspectives and behind-the-curtain looks at their respective workflows. More than 300 attendees traveled to the Westin New York at Times Square yesterday […]  More

Fox Sports Networks Upgrades RSN-Wide Music Workflow With ENCO

With 22 regional sports networks spread across the country, Fox Sports Networks continually looks for ways to improve its production trucks and streamline its production workflows to boost efficiency throughout the RSN family. Recently, FSN turned its focus to its music library and tapped ENCO to design and develop a network-wide music-playback workflow.  More

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