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

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

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