Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI)

Monday, December 11, 2017
Location: Nassau Suite, Second Floor
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI) will host its annual meeting on Monday, December 11, in conjunction with the SVG Summit. WSMI is a networking group that aims to enhance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. WSMI members work for sports leagues, teams, television networks, technology companies, and start-ups where their focus is the business and technology behind sports production.

To reserve your spot at the meeting, please contact Karen Hogan at karen@sportsvideo.org.

Time Session
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Women’s Leadership Roundtable

What makes for a good leader? While there is no one-size-fits-all explanation, executives in the sports-broadcasting industry share many similar traits that make them effective, efficient, and successful leaders. Hear from three industry leaders representing a top technology vendor, a national broadcast network, and a boutique media production agency as they discuss their unique career trajectories, current challenges, shared characteristics, and future goals in the industry.
Moderator: Karen Hogan Ketchum, SVG, Senior Editor and Director, WSMI
Muriel De Lathouwer, EVS Broadcast Equipment, CEO
Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering
Maria Rapetskaya, Undefined Creative, Founder and Creative Director

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.