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

DTS Audio Technology Integrated into Huawei Smartphone

DTS announced that the newly launched Huawei M835 Android-based smartphone, available through the U.S. wireless carrier Metro PCS network, includes DTS Envelo technology. Following DTS-featured mobile introductions earlier this year, this announcement further demonstrates the rapid adoption of the company’s audio technology into mobile devices and the growing importance of sound to consumers’ overall mobile […]  More

Business Report: 3D Effect Is Positive for Movies, Unclear for TV

With the commercial success of Avatar in 2009, 3D technology firmly established itself as a key component of the entertainment industry. Box-office returns in 2010 and 2011 demonstrate that 3D technology is having a positive financial impact on the movie industry, while the standardization of Blu-ray players and the HDMI 1.4A format in the consumer […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast Confirms Commitment to EVS with Multi-Million Deal

Gearhouse Broadcast has confirmed its long-term commitment with EVS solutions for production servers and associated systems. The terms of the agreement include a mix of new and upgraded systems, allowing Gearhouse Broadcast to be at the cutting edge of live production technology. Among EVS’ top clients, Gearhouse Broadcast is extending its existing comprehensive range and […]  More

Venue News: Rutgers Sells Naming Rights; Anaheim Unveils Honda Center Plans

Rutgers University announced Tuesday that it has agreed to a 10-year, $6.5 million contract with High Point Solutions, a New Jersey-based tech company, that will include naming rights to the university’s 52,454-seat football stadium. Although the deal will initially pay Rutgers $650,000 annually, the annual value reportedly could climb to more than $1 million. Looking […]  More

Panasonic Camcorder Receives R&D 100 Award

Panasonic Solutions Company announced that its AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D camcorder has been selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine as a recipient of a 2011 R&D 100 Award. These awards, widely recognized as the “Oscars of Innovation,” recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in the past year. […]  More

Global Television Upgrades Graphics Workflow with Ross XPression

Global Television in Canada will upgrade their entire news graphics workflow at their broadcast centers in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver, in addition to news bureaus in nine other cities, with Ross XPression 2D/3D CGs and associated workflow tools. Going on-air in August with XPression, Global will now have four channels of playout for every […]  More

Riedel Systems Take Center Stage at the 65th Tony Awards

Riedel Communications, a manufacturer of real-time networks for video, audio and communications, provided their Rocknet digital audio network including Studer Vista 5 console integration, Artist digital matrix intercom, and Performer digital partyline for the 65th Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre. The production companies Firehouse Productions and Audio Intercom Services created the comprehensive system in order […]  More

Centric TV Upgrades Its Quantel Suites

Centric TV, the Washington, D.C.-based music and entertainment cable network, has upgraded its Quantel suites with additional shared storage and the new V5 software. The system now includes two eQ HD finishing systems working on a Quantel GenePool. Centric’s two eQ editors, Francine Panzo and Troy Pinckney, post produce a brand new one-hour edition of […]  More

Grass Valley Receives the Frost & Sullivan 2011 Global Market Share Leadership of the Year Award

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Grass Valley the 2011 Global Market Share Leadership of the Year Award in the overall video switchers market. The award recognizes Grass Valley as a “best-in-class company” that has distinguished itself in the key technology areas of worldwide growth, innovation and leadership. According to Frost & Sullivan, Grass Valley recorded […]  More