Remembering Mickey Wittman: A Tribute to a Sports-Production Legend

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer and father of aerial sports broadcasting Michael “Mickey” Alexander Wittman died on June 4, at the age of 74. During his career, he directed the iconic Goodyear Blimp in covering more than 2,500 sports events, including six Olympics, 30 World Series, 26 Super Bowls, and countless college football games. Relive […]  More

Journey to Japan: How Host Broadcast Plans For Rugby World Cup 2019 Are Falling Into Place

“IGBS has brought the ‘dream team’ concept to the Rugby World Cup (RWC) with production teams from the major rugby territories — France, UK, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.” That’s how David Shield, co-project director, IGBS, describes the preparations for this year’s rubgy extravaganza in Japan. IGBS (International Games Broadcast Services) is a joint […]  More

SVG College Summit: Louisville’s Jeremy Noe Is Thrilled Over His School’s New Broadcast Facility

As one of 15 athletic departments preparing for this summer’s launch of the ACC Network, the University of Louisville invested $8 million to build a broadcast facility housing four control rooms, two studios, a green room, a classroom, offices, and more — all connected via fiber to 13 on-campus venues and ESPN in Bristol, CT. […]  More

DiGiCo SD7 Quantum Controls Audio of Drake’s Assassination Vacation Tour

Last October, Drake broke the Beatles stronghold on the Billboard Hot 100 that had lasted almost half a century, claiming the crown for the most top 10 songs in a year. This is undoubted testament to his immense popularity, with his fusion of rap, hip hop, and Jamaican dancehall and his spectacular live performances continually […]  More

Coming of Age: How NBA 2K League Became a Hotbed of Production Experimentation In Just Its Second Season

Esports is many things: lucrative, polarizing, intriguing, and even (at times) surprising. From a broadcast standpoint, esports represents a whole new world of production experimentation. What makes for a good viewing product? How can this be different and (in some ways) better than watching traditional sports? It’s that exciting prospect that enticed Matt Arden, executive […]  More

DC United Leverages ChyronHego’s Coach Paint for Coaching Adjustments

DC United is using ChyronHego’s Coach Paint telestration tool throughout the 2019 MLS season. Over the past two years, Coach Paint has become an integral part of DC United’s coaching strategy, enabling clear and concise delivery of key coaching points during pre and postgame video presentations.  More