Karen Hogan Ketchum, Director of Production

Karen Hogan Ketchum, Director of Production

Hogan Ketchum leads SVG Services, which is tasked with providing support for SVG’s Sales and Editorial teams, increasing the efficiency and productivity of all departments, and enhancing SVG’s overall brand. She oversees and manages SVG’s event marketing, branding, promotions, programs, print materials, and deliverables, and serves as editor of SVG’s semiannual SportsTech Journal and annual Mobile Sports Production Yearbook. In addition, Hogan Ketchum drives SVG’s Venue Initiative, serving as program director for the annual SVG Venue Summit. Since 2011, she has directed SVGW, a networking group that aims to advance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. SVGW hosts networking events throughout the year and throughout the U.S., where members are invited to network with one another and learn from industry leaders. Prior to joining SVG in 2011, Hogan Ketchum worked for Professional Sports Publications, Advanstar Communications, and the Trenton Devils (ECHL). A 2009 graduate of Fordham University, she began her career in sports with WFUV Sports, serving as Supervising Producer of “One on One,” WFUV Sports’ weekly call-in show. A New Jersey native, Hogan Ketchum currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband, Andrew.

Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Director of Production

Two Weeks Until SVG Venue Summit at Little Caesars Arena!

On June 26-27, SVG spotlights the latest trends in venue production, technology, and systems integration at the SVG Venue Summit in Detroit. Register today to learn from industry experts about the latest in game-presentation workflows, fan-engagement strategies, emerging technologies like 4K HDR, esports venues and tournament production, and more. Plus, go behind the scenes of […]  More

SVG College Summit: Annual Event Draws 600+ for Program on College Sports Video, Esports Production, and More

The SVG College Summit attracted more than 600 college sports broadcasters, athletic-video producers, esports enthusiasts, technologists, and students representing a wide variety of universities, collegiate conferences, and technology vendors to the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta for three days of informative panels and presentations, production training, technology demonstrations, and plenty of networking.  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: VITEC’s Kevin Ancelin on Shaping Company’s Broadcast-Contribution Roadmap

Earlier this year, VITEC – a leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions – acquired T-21 Technologies, which provides OTT streaming media solutions for media operations, broadcasters, and content owners worldwide. As a result of the acquisition, T-21 Technologies founder – and industry veteran – Kevin Ancelin joins the VITEC team as VP of […]  More

SVGW: Women in Sports Production Returns to SVG College Summit, May 29

SVGW, SVG’s networking group for women in sports production, returns to the SVG College Summit for an afternoon networking event on Wednesday, May 29! The event will feature a Keynote Conversation with ESPN reporter Jen Lada, a roundtable with leading women in college-sports video, and plenty of networking time. The event will take place prior […]  More

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