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

NFL.com Serves Up Multichannel Media Day

NFL Engineering played a crucial role for the past two weeks at Miami Sun Life Stadium, helping ensure a smooth transition from the Pro Bowl to the Super Bowl and also working behind the scenes with NFL.com, NFL Network, and a host of international clients. One of the highlights of the week was Media Day […]  More

CBS Sports Builds Super-Sized EVS Server System for the Big Game; Embraces DNX100 Codec

CBS Sports this weekend is rolling out a massive EVS server infrastructure for Super Bowl XLIV, with 37 EVS XT[2] servers broken up into two networks (24 used during the game and 13 during the pre-game), ensuring that viewers at home see all the important shots, pre-packages, stories and profiles, promos, and more. “The reason […]  More

NFL Films Slows Down the Super Bowl Action

During the past season NFL fans have been treated to a series of promo spots for the league that taken advantage of Inertia Unlimited’s xMo high-speed replay system than can capture images at 960 frames per second. When played back during the spots fans are able to see football plays in a whole new light […]  More

Sports Programming Adds Power to Carriage-Fee Demands

Andrew Shapiro, formerly with CBS Corp., analyzes the value of sports programming. A graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a member of the New York State Bar, he may be reached at shapiro.al@gmail.com. Just a month into the New Year, the once mainly private battles between networks and cable operators over […]  More

Broadcast Pix Slate Portable Set To Rock College Video

College, university, and high school athletic departments have a new live-video-production option, courtesy of the Broadcast Pix Slate Portable, a new system for live video production on location. “Sports is a good example of a market with venues and events suitable for the Slate Portable,” says Broadcast Pix President Ken Swanton. “In the past, to […]  More