XFL Brings on NBC Sports Veteran Len Mead as VP of Media Partnerships

The XFL continues to build out its executive staff in the lead up to the football league’s Feb. 2020 launch, announcing media veteran Len Mead as VP of Media Partnerships. Mead will be located in the league’s headquarters in Stamford, CT and will manage the day-to-day relationships with the XFL’s broadcast partners FOX Sports and […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2019

The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame is proud to announce the class of 2019, honoring 10 legendary professionals who have made an indelible mark on the sports-TV and -media industry. This year’s inductees are Steve Anderson, Mary Ellen Carlyle, Bud Collins, Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Bob Fishman, Jerry Gepner, Bob Ley, Roger Penske, Doug Wilson, and […]  More

SMPTE Appoints Frank Kunkle as New Director of Marketing

Frank Kunkle has joined SMPTE as its new director of marketing. Kunkle, who officially assumed his new role on July 22, is guiding development and implementation of a robust marketing strategy, including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and public relations, while supporting SMPTE’s ongoing implementation of its three-year strategic plan.  More

Spectra Logic Hits 40th Anniversary in the IT Industry

Spectra Logic has hit a milestone few companies in the IT industry have reached, namely the celebration of its 40th year of business. Behind this achievement is a history of customer commitment and a focus on excellence. Original founder and CEO, Nathan Thompson, continues to lead the company in its dedication to delivering innovative storage […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: The Switch President/CEO Eric Cooney on the Future of At-Home Production

In April, The Switch named media-technology stalwart Eric Cooney president/CEO. Having previously served as CEO of Tandberg Television, Internap, and Snell Advanced Media, he is looking to grow not only The Switch’s established video-transmission–services sector but also its up-and-coming production-services offering. Under Cooney, The Switch has also continued its push into the at-home-production market, announcing […]  More

Ken Adelson, Terry Lyons Launch PivottvMedia

Veteran sports, entertainment, and multimedia executives Ken Adelson and Terry Lyons have formed PivottvMedia (www.Pivottv.media) to provide consultation regarding production, content branding, content creation, and technology strategies. The new company will also address the vast distribution options via multiplatform marketing, social-media outreach and traditional public-relations outreach. The goal is to enable clients to reach fans […]  More

The Switch Expands Burbank At-Home-Production Facility To Meet Rising Demand

The Switch is continuing its push into the at-home–production market, expanding its The Switch At-Home service with the launch of an additional at-home production facility in Burbank, CA. The Switch acquired the Burbank facility in 2017 and has continued to expand it as demand for at-home–production services has grown, driven primarily by live sports coverage.  More