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

PPI’s Amy Scheller, Jessica Kowatch Discuss Crewing Amidst a Pandemic; Headset Program Launched

Program Productions (PPI), North America’s largest remote broadcast crew provider, faces challenges on a typical day managing crews in every market in the US and Canada.  Add a Pandemic and those challenges multiply tenfold. “Thankfully the recent growth as a company and our efforts to create a structural foundation to withstand an ever-changing industry gave […]  More

Canon U.S.A. Intros New 4K UHD Portable Zoom Lens with Wide Focal Range; New EOS C70 Digital Cinema Camera Debuts

Canon U.S.A. has launched a new addition to its UHDxs series of 4K UHD broadcast portable zoom lenses, the CJ20ex5B, as well as its first-ever RF mount Cinema EOS camera, the EOS C70 4K Digital Cinema Camera. Both are designed to give production professionals a new level of flexibility for capturing the action with as […]  More

ChyronHego PRIME 3.7 Software Available

ChyronHego today announced the release of PRIME 3.7, the latest iteration of the company’s flagship graphics solution. The company says a primary focus for this release is fulfilling the highest expectations of operators in a fast-paced live playout environment. ChyronHego has a long legacy of understanding and serving the needs of control room and truck […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports’ Brad Zager on NFL Production Innovation, Fox Sports ‘Vault,’ Virtual-Fan Tech

Last weekend was a busy one for Fox Sports: the 2020 NFL season kicked off, college football was under way, and there was MLB action to boot. It was also a weekend of innovation, new safety protocols, and, most important, busy production crews creating TV across the country. Brad Zager, executive producer/executive VP/head of production […]  More

Panasonic Ships KARIOS Production System

Panasonic’s KAIROS next-generation IT/IP live video production platform will be available this month. The company says KAIROS significantly improves the quality and productivity of live video production and video streaming services for broadcasters and event producers of professional sports games, musical concerts, and other events.  More

Sportel Monaco Postponed Until February 22-24, 2021

While travel restrictions and COVID-fears are forcing the cancellation of some the world’s largest trade shows, Monaco Mediax remains on track by postponing its flagship event, Sportel Monaco, which was scheduled to be held in the Principality of Monaco from 26 to 28 October 2020. The internationally renowned convention will now be held from 22 […]  More

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