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: 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

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