Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

Ken Kerschbaumer has been editorial director of the Sports Video Group since 2005 and has been writing about how sports networks and leagues use video and audio technology to deliver a quality TV experience since 1991. He began his career in 1991 at Television Broadcast magazine before joining Cahners where he was editor of Digital Broadcasting magazine. In 2000 he joined Broadcasting & Cable magazine as Senior Editor of Technology. Seven years later he helped co-found the Sports Video Group with Paul Gallo and Marty Porter.

Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

RCS Cloud-Based Services See Growing Interest as Workflows are Forced to Change

RCS President Andrew Heimbold says that desire from clients and potential clients to move to cloud-based remote production is turning into real-world action given the current pandemic crisis which is causing production professionals to work in new ways. “It is clear that this is now far more urgent than ever before,” he says. “The most […]  More

Mike Yaffe Joins Joseph Electronics as Western Region Sales Engineer

Joseph Electronics (JE), the premier one-stop shop for the broadcast industry and provider of fiber termination and custom fiber solutions, today announced the appointment of Mike Yaffe as Western region sales engineer. Yaffe will work closely with contractors, consultants, and system integrators to support broadcast and AV customers deploying JE’s physical infrastructure products.  More

RTL Croatia Taps Riedel for HD Studio Leap

RTL Croatia, one of Croatia’s largest broadcasters, has chosen Riedel Communications’ MediorNet real-time network and Artist digital matrix intercom for its comprehensive studio upgrade to HD operations. MediorNet and Artist are at the core of an integrated and decentralized signal-routing and communications backbone that drives RTL’s news and master-control rooms, including a large video wall […]  More

Media Links Intros MD8000-100G With 100-Gbps Media-Over-IP Support

Media Links is offering the new MD8000-100G Edition of its media-over-IP transport technology. It’s an integrated 100-Gbps switch and network interface controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10 Gbps to 100 Gbps. The network-interface function supports both long-range and extended-range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100-Gbps transceivers.  More

IATSE Donates $2.5 Million to Actors Fund, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, and the Actors Fund of Canada

With thousands of entertainment workers displaced as a result of social-distancing measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the IATSE General Executive Board approved $2.5 million in donations to three entertainment charities Tuesday. The funding will go to the Actors Fund, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, and the Actors Fund of Canada.  More

BSI Turns on Idle 3D Printers To Build Critical Components for PPE Gear for COVID-19 Responders

Much has been made of the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) like face shields for doctors and nurses working with COVID-19 and other patients, and now BSI, a division of NEP Group and its U.S. Specialty Capture division, is helping out. The company’s two industrial 3D printers use new materials to produce chin and […]  More

CP Communications Names Louis Borrelli Jr. to Advisory Board

CP Communications has strengthened the business acumen and strategic vision of its Advisory Board with the appointment of Louis Borrelli Jr., a pioneer in cable television, online media, and broadcast production services. He joins the board immediately and will work closely with CP Communications CEO Kurt Heitmann and the senior management team to help guide […]  More