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

SVG Sit Down: Legrand AV Division’s Gordon Wason on Company’s Goals in Sports-Broadcast, Venue Industry

Since acquiring Milestone AV Technologies and its market brands in late 2017, Legrand continues its commitment to serving the A/V industry through its AV Division. The division — which combines Milestone’s Chief, Da-Lite, Projecta, Sanus, Echogear, and Vaddio brands with Legrand’s Middle Atlantic, C2G and Wiremold, Luxul, On Q, Nuvo, Platinum Plus, Q Motion, and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports North’s Vanessa Lambert on Her First Season as Minnesota Timberwolves Lead Producer

Last month, the Minnesota Timberwolves made the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2003-04 season, with an overtime win against the Denver Nuggets in the final game of the regular season. That game was Fox Sports North’s most-watched Timberwolves game ever, in a season that netted ratings that were up 78% year over […]  More

IP Production Forum: At-Home Production, By Any Name, Enables Broadcasters To Do More With Less

As networks expand their reliance on production systems located far from the venue for both cost reduction and flexibility, they increase their reliance on the IP transmission and technology connecting the onsite team with the at-home facilities. At SVG’s IP Production Forum in New York City last week, experts in at-home (also known as REMI […]  More

IP Production Forum Explores Transformative Nature of IP in Wake of SMPTE 2110

SVG’s first IP Production Forum since the initial SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards was published drew a packed house of more than 220 industry personnel to the New York Hilton yesterday. Highlighted by a Morning Keynote by SMPTE President Matthew Goldman, who discussed the current state of ST 2110, the day-long event kicked off […]  More

M2 Aerials Celebrates Emmy Win for Drone Use, Recent Sports-Broadcast Successes

At last month’s NAB Show, M2 Aerials took home a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for its technical work in drone cinematography: specifically, creating a low-latency remote-controlled airborne-video platform for TV. The award, which honors the accomplishments of the recently acquired HeliVideo Productions, caps off a year of success for M2 Aerials. The aerial-cinematography company […]  More

NBC Sports Adds 80-mph Aerial Camera Over Churchill Downs Backstretch To Capture Kentucky Derby Speed

At the 144th Kentucky Derby tomorrow, the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” gets a high-speed upgrade, thanks to the introduction of an aerial camera that can travel up to 80 mph over the full backstretch. NBC Sports Group, taking a page from its successful NFL broadcast playbook, is adding the aerial perspective to bring fans […]  More

The P.A. People Enhances Intercom Systems at PyeongChang Venues With Studio Technologies Console

The P.A. People, an Australian provider of large-scale–event communications systems and equipment, has been providing intercom packages for the Olympic Games since the 2000 Sydney Games were played in its own backyard. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in February, The P.A. People were on the ground in PyeongChang, teaming up with OneUp Solutions to deliver […]  More