SPSG Welcomes NFL Network

The Sports Production Safety Group is pleased to welcome the NFL Network as a Tier II Member. NFL Network is fully owned and operated by the NFL, offering exclusive programming plus high definition as well as online video and editorial content through NFL.com. NFL Network is the destination for live television programming producing more than 2000 hours live of content …

A Constant in a Changing Industry

By Tom Sahara, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Sports Video Group   As 2016 draws to a close, we look back on a pivotal year for the industry. “The Digital Revolution” came of age to challenge traditional media. Mobile video viewing matched TV-viewing minutes and became “the first screen,” where millennials turn first to view shared videos or binge watch …

SPSG Welcomes BSI

The Sports Production Safety Group is pleased to welcome Broadcast Sports International, LLC as a Tier II Member.  BSI provides broadcast solutions that captivate, educate, and entertain the world. For the past 30 years, BSI has dedicated countless hours to designing and deploying cutting edge wireless technologies through its turnkey service model. BSI’s Real Freedom system incorporates next generation features …

SPSG Welcomes NEP

The Sports Production Safety Group is pleased to welcome NEP Broadcasting, LLC and its affiliates as a Tier II Member.  NEP provides the technology and know-how to capture broadcast and live events on any platform around the world. For more than 30 years, NEP has been delivering show-stopping display technologies for remote, studio, and post production that set the global …

SVG Initiatives Flourish, Extend Reach

By Tom Sahara Spring is the season where we seed and tend our laws and gardens, looking forward to the rewards of lush grass, brilliant flowers, and tasty vegetables and fruits produced by our efforts.  The SVG has been busy cultivating the programs and initiatives that were born from ideas brought forth at events like the SVG Summit. As the …

8,000 Production Pros Benefit from Sports Production Safety Group Programs

With the cameraman’s attention focused on getting the perfect shot of a Hail Mary pass, one step too far can lead to a serious injury.  Not only is the safety of the production crew at stake, but network, league and venue executives must worry about potential broadcast disruptions, insurance liability, lawsuits, and more. Sports production professionals are faced with many …

SVG Advisory Board Chairman Tom Sahara: A Year of Robust Growth

By Tom Sahara, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Sports Video Group As my first year as SVG Advisory Board Chairman draws to a close, the challenges that we face every day in our lives and jobs continue to grow in impact and urgency. We have witnessed the government budget woes, where placing one’s party and personal agenda ahead of those one …

SVG Chairman Tom Sahara on the State of SVG

By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director SVG Chairman Tom Sahara officially began his chairmanship yesterday at the Future Sport Summit in New York City. The Future Sport event held yesterday in New York City was highlighted by many lively discussions but it was the official passing of the torch from former SVG Chairman Steve Hellmuth to new SVG Chairman Tom Sahara …

Sports Video Group Names Turner Sports’ Tom Sahara as Chairman

The Sports Video Group (SVG) has announced that Tom Sahara, Vice President of Operations & Technology at Turner Sports, has been appointed the association’s new Chairman by outgoing Chairman Steve Hellmuth, EVP, Operations and Technology, NBA Entertainment. “Tom has made significant contributions to SVG during the past seven years, most notably his work on the DTV Audio Group, the Sports …

SVG Year in Review: December

By Brandon Costa, Senior Editor December offers a chance to reflect back on another year gone by. Each year, the sports production community does just that in the New York Hilton at SVG’s League Technology Summit. LTS 2012 was highlighted by a keynote conversation between ESPN executive chairman George Bodenheimer and former Fox Sports Media Group vice chairman Ed Goren conducted by …