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

Can Alibaba and Intel Take Olympic Analysis to New Heights?

Can Alibaba and Intel take their respective technologies, bring them together, and offer a whole new level of statistical analysis and understanding to sports fans and athletes? That’s the hope of the two companies, which has announced a new initiative that provides a key pillar to Alibaba’s Sports Brain project for the Olympics and could […]  More

Live From CES: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, NBA’s Adam Silver Discuss NBA’s Leading Status in Twitterverse

The NBA is the largest community in the world on the Twitter platform, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took to the stage at CES to discuss the relationship, how the league found success, and the launch of a Twitter simulcast that involves users’ voting for which player they want to see covered live on […]  More

Live From the 2019 CFP National Championship: Van Wagner, 49ers Teamwork Makes Difference for Big-Board Show

It wouldn’t be a CFP National Championship Game without the team from Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment onsite to handle the stadium big-screen entertainment. Eleven VWSE staffers are on hand, working alongside the staff from Levi’s Stadium to make use of eight cameras and the venue’s in-house video-production-control room to deliver a compelling show to […]  More

Live From the 2019 CFP National Championship: ESPN’s Technical Team Is Set To Innovate

The 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship concludes tonight at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. Like every other football game, it will feature two teams — in this case, Alabama and Clemson — and one broadcaster. For its part, ESPN is once again all-in for the big game, deploying more than 310 cameras to cover all […]  More

Minute Video Platform Drives Engagement via AI, Automation, Crowdsourcing

Got a minute? That is the guiding philosophy for Minute, a company that, since 2013, has combined crowdsourcing what fans are talking about on social media with computer vision to automatically create clips designed to drive online users to get more engaged with content, whether it be tuning into a live broadcast, watching highlights, or […]  More

Cinematic Lenses Are Increasingly Deployed for Big-Event Coverage

The coming together of traditional TV-production techniques and traditional cinematic techniques continues. Increasingly, sports-production professionals are turning to tools that historically were the purview of big-screen cinema. The latest to make the move? Tom Wells, director of photography and owner, Technician Films, who has been part of the World Series on Fox for nine years […]  More