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

LAIKA Calls on IMT for Data Storage and Management

Integrated Media Technologies announced that LAIKA, the studio that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline,” has deployed EMC Isilon scale-out NAS as the primary storage platform for its end-to-end animation and computer graphics (CG) workflow, simplifying big data management to increase artist collaboration and accelerate project completion. LAIKA and Focus Features, responsible for “Coraline,” are re-teaming […]  More

Wimbledon Goes 3D with Element Technica Rigs

Element Technica (ET), the designer and manufacturer of the 3D rigs used to stereoscopically mount and control pairs of cameras for 3D image capture, announced that its Technica 3D rigs are being used exclusively in the 3D production of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. The rigs will be mounted with Sony digital cameras. Duncan […]  More

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