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

MLB Network To Debut New Broadcast Format Tonight; MLB Tonight Team Is Front and Center

MLB Network will make some history tonight. The MLB Tonight on-air team will call the action between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers, and the production will offer two-box live look-ins, studio demos, and more. According to Dave Patterson, SVP, Production, MLB Network, the network has been discussing the format for a while.  More

VENN Taps Amagi Cloud Platform for Launch

VENN has launched its sophisticated free-to-view new age gaming TV network built on Amagi’s cloud-based technology platform. The new 24X7 live network is now available on major social media platforms including Twitch, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, as well as its owned and operated App. It will soon be available on key Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) […]  More

Brian Sullivan Named NEP Group CEO

NEP Group has brought Brian Sullivan on board to serve as Chief Executive Officer starting August 31. Sullivan brings more than 30 years of broadcast industry experience to NEP, having previously served in executive leadership roles at media giants FOX Networks Group, SKY Deutschland AG and Sky UK.  More

Join Us on Aug. 19 for SVG/DTVAG Cloud Audio Forum: Next Steps in Production Virtualization

SVG and the DTV Audio Group will hold its inaugural Cloud Audio Forum on August 19 from 2:00PM – 3:30PM EST. Recently broadcasters have taken the step of experimenting with managing talent and production teams working largely off-premises with virtualized remote control of existing equipment.  The next logical step for many from here is to […]  More

NASCAR, BetMGM to Collaborate on Sports Betting Experiences, In-Race Betting

NASCAR and BetMGM, a market-leading sports betting and iGaming platform, have inked a multi-year sports betting partnership. As an Authorized Gaming Operator of NASCAR, BetMGM will collaborate with NASCAR to create and promote engaging sports betting experiences, including introducing in-race betting options, for racing fans across the United States.  More

NBA Returns: Inside the League’s Monumental, Multi-Pronged Effort To Produce Quality Coverage

The NBA Summer League has historically been a competition where NBA teams can try out different players and the league can try out different broadcast and digital technologies and workflows. It also provided a blueprint for what is happening this summer: the NBA season has resumed at the Wide World of Sports (WWoS) facility in […]  More

CBS Sports’ PGA Championship Production Spans the Globe; Embraces Drones, Toptracer, 4D Replay

For CBS Sports and anyone involved in covering the PGA, this year has been a year unlike any other: the Majors schedule was shuffled, events were canceled, and fans have yet to return to any professional golf events. And that is why the production plan CBS Sports has put together for the PGA Championship, which […]  More

ESPN Tees Up Expansive PGA Championship Coverage

This morning marks the beginning of ESPN coverage of the PGA Championship as part of a new rights deal. For the broadcaster’s production and operations team, though, it is the culmination of 17 months of planning, creating, and embracing new health and safety guidelines, and an important partnership with CBS Sports that builds off their […]  More

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