Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Contributing Editor

Sky Sports’ Sarah Cheadle on the Art of Match Directing

During the Football Summit in Paris, SVG Europe caught up with Sky Sports Senior Director Sarah Cheadle to discuss the art of football match directing. In this exclusive interview, she tells SVG Executive Editorial Director Ken Kerschbaumer about the importance of ‘story’, explains how and when she uses new toys and technology and reveals some […]  More

Nordic Summit 2019: Remote Production to the Fore as the European Sports TV Industry Descends on Bergen

The benefits and challenges of doing remote production was a key theme at SVG Europe’s Nordic Summit 2019 in Norway last week. The annual event, sponsored by Limelight Networks and organized in association with NCE Media and Media City Bergen, featured a number of sessions that touched on the subject, including one with Eva Poysti, […]  More

UEFA Confirms Plans to Launch OTT Service

European football’s governing body UEFA will launch its own OTT platform later this year, its president has confirmed. Aleksander Čeferin made the announcement on Thursday (7 February) following his re-election for a second four-year term in office. Speaking at the 43rd Uefa Ordinary Congress in Rome, he said that one of the major challenges in […]  More

HBS Founder Francis Tellier Confirms Retirement; Miodownik To Step Up to CEO

After more than 40 years in the broadcast industry and nearly 20 years as chief executive of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), Francis Tellier is to retire. Effective 1 November, Dan Miodownik, current chief content officer and deputy chief executive, will take over officially as chief executive of the Infront subsidiary. At the same time, Luc-Antoine […]  More