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

Live from The Open Championship: NBC Sports, Golf Channel Collaborate on Remote Studio Production; Rely on 2110 IP Transport

It’s year three for NBC Sports and The Golf Channel at The Open Championship and the production teams continue to refine the production as well as its relationships. Topping the list this year is the reliance on NBC’s own NEWBERT remote flypack to allow for the Golf Channel studio production team to cut the shows […]  More

Live From Wimbledon: AELTC’S Alex Willis on the Growing Role of Digital

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships is an event steeped in traditions both on the courts and off. But, in an age when media distribution extends beyond linear TV, Alexandra Willis, head of communications, content, and digital, All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), and her team find themselves re-evaluating how to leverage those traditions in new ways […]  More

NEP Group Acquires Big Picture in Australia; Strengthens Concert, Festival Event Support and More

NEP Group has acquired Big Picture in Australia and New Zealand, a leading supplier of video production and equipment for concert tours, music festivals, broadcast, corporate and special events. Big Picture is headquartered in Sydney with additional operations in Auckland and the deal strengthens NEP’s Live Events business and market standing by adding live entertainment […]  More

Live From Wimbledon: IMG Team Embraces All-IP Facility; Wimbledon Channel Team Free To Roam

IMG’s team of 50, including 20 full-time staffers, is once again on hand at Wimbledon overseeing production and distribution of the world feed, the Wimbledon Channel, the official 2018 film, and highlights. But there are some changes this year, most notably a state-of-the-art production facility and expanded RF capabilities for the Wimbledon Channel, enabling its […]  More

Live From FIFA World Cup: NHK 8K Production Expands to Seven Cameras, Adds 8K 240-fps Hitachi Camera

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the latest international global sports event where NHK’s 8K production team has a presence. Since the 2012 London Olympics, NHK has used events like the Olympics and World Cup as an opportunity to refine and improve a next-generation broadcast experience that will begin hitting consumer’s homes in December. The […]  More