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

Dolly, Camera Stabilizer Provider Motion Impossible Opens U.S. Division

Motion Impossible, the modular remote dolly systems and camera stabilizers manufacturer, has announced the opening of its U.S. division. To ensure the best on-the-ground support, the company has formed a partnership with AbelCine, the industry leading film and broadcast equipment integrator, to provide sales, training and technical support across North America.  More

2020 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Class Induction Ceremony Moves to December 2021

Rather than holding a virtual induction ceremony, the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame committee has decided to move the 2020 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame class induction ceremony to December 2021, a move that will also result in no election of a 2021 class. “The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame is a celebration that brings […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Vislink CEO Mickey Miller on Riding a Wave of Wireless Video Innovation

Tackling the role of CEO during a pandemic is never part of the plan but that’s just what Vislink CEO Mickey Miller did, arriving in January and immediately being thrust into entirely new challenges for one of the industry’s leading providers of digital microwave and wireless video systems. But he and the team have embraced […]  More

Eurosport Embraces GV AMPP Playout; Part of Larger Tech Transformation

Eurosport, Discovery’s leading multi-sports brand, has selected Grass Valley solutions as part of a major technology transformation to provide ‘true cloud’ architecture supporting playout across the network’s sports broadcasts. To help achieve their goal of a unified content delivery system, Eurosport chose GV AMPP Playout, Grass Valley’s newly launched application suite for its Agile Media Processing Platform.  More

SVG Sit-Down: NEP Group’s Brian Sullivan Sees a ‘Big Moment of Change’ as a Time for Innovation

NEP Group CEO Brian Sullivan is a little more than one month into his role. But he has more than 30 years of broadcast-industry experience, including as president/COO of Fox Networks Group, CEO of Sky Deutschland AG, and 13 years at BSkyB. The Philadelphia native (he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three […]  More

BitFire Brings Remote Access, Control to SkyCam Systems

SkyCam has inked a partnership with BitFire that will allow, for the first time, for SkyCam’s WildCat systems to be operated and monitored in realtime via a Web browser from disparate, remote locations. Stephen Wharton, chief operating officer, SkyCam, a division of Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, says  the pandemic has accelerated everyone’s timetable for remote […]  More

Indy Motor Speedway Embraces Realife Tech to Keep Fans Safe, Engaged

Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) has signed on with Realife Tech, an “experience automation platform” that is designed to connect and improve fan engagement at the Speedway. The first utilization of this technology will be deployed during the NTT INDYCAR SERIES’ INDYCAR Harvest GP presented by GMR and the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli sports […]  More

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