Fergal Ringrose Joins SVG Europe as Executive Editor
Sports Video Group Europe has appointed Fergal Ringrose to the new post of Executive Editor.
Ringrose, who has nearly 30 years’ experience in broadcast technology B2B media, joins to help develop the SVG Europe business and its events, working closely with Managing Editor David Davies and Sports Video Group Editorial Director Ken Kerschbaumer and the rest of the SVG Europe team.
After 20 years heading up TVBEurope, Ringrose recently left this position to establish himself as an independent Editorial Director and Consultant.
The creation of the Executive Editor position is part of SVG Europe’s commitment to ensuring SVG Europe members and sponsors are served with the highest quality industry news, information and events.
Says Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director. “Fergal’s understanding of the European broadcast market and the technology that can drive new business and workflows is unparalleled. More importantly, it means we can more effectively meet the needs of both our members and sponsors.”
Fergal Ringrose says: “I’m delighted to be joining Sports Video Group at a time of increasing momentum for the association in Europe. There’s already an exciting schedule of events planned for 2014 and I look forward to working with the team to further develop the SVG initiative in the European sports video environment. Sports production and distribution is now a cornerstone of the television broadcast schedule and SVG Europe sits right at the heart of this dynamic and innovate sector.”
Joe Hosken, SVG Europe’s General Manager says: “It’s great to be working with Fergal again — the insight, knowledge, contacts and journalistic skills he brings are of huge value to the association.”