Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations, including the thrice-weekly SVG Insider newsletter and SVG’s annual print publications. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Sports Asset Management & Storage (SAMS) Forum, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. Prior to joining SVG, he spent three years covering local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and spent two years on the production staff of SiriusXM Satellite Radio's The Ron & Fez Show. Dachman began his career in the Sports Information Department at Northeastern University in Boston, where he also earned a BA in Media Communications and Cinema Studies. A native of Denver, CO, Jason currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

SVG Sit-Down: Jerry Gepner on T2 Computing’s Acquisition by Axispoint, New Partnership With MPE

2017 kicked off with a bang for T2 Computing. The business-solutions arm of the recently shuttered Tekserve was acquired by software provider Axispoint and, in a separate deal, partnered with postproduction-rental house MPE to provide gear to the media and entertainment (M&E) marketplace. At the center of both deals was Jerry Gepner, who will stay […]  More

Ratings Roundup: Packers-Cowboys Is Most-Watched NFL Divisional Playoff Game of All Time

Ratings roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s NFL Playoffs-focused edition: Fox’s Packers-Cowboys matchup is the most-watched early-round NFL Playoff Game of all time, NBC comes up big in primetime with Steelers-Chiefs, and the Saturday NFL games deliver […]  More

T2 Computing Acquired by Axispoint, Partners With MPE for M&E Rental Business

It has been a busy week for T2 Computing, the business-solutions arm of the recently shuttered Tekserve. The provider of computing, storage, networking, and media hardware and software has been acquired, along with the Tekserve name, by software provider Axispoint and has also partnered with postproduction-rental house MPE to provide rental gear to the media […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: John Servizzi on Newly Formed Tupelo Raycom’s Future, Impact on Live Sports Production

This week, Raycom Media announced it will combine two of the most well-known production companies in the sports sector: Tupelo-Honey Raycom and WebStream Sports. The new entity, Tupelo Raycom, aims to combine the diverse expertise and staff of both companies to better serve productions of all sizes and budgets. Although both companies were already under […]  More

Fox Sports, Intel To Intro ‘Be The Player’ 360 POV Replay System at Super Bowl LI

Fox Sports is looking to transport viewers onto the field like never before during its Super Bowl LI coverage next month in Houston. Using Intel technology, the Fox Sports Lab plans to introduce a “Be The Player” enhancement, a feature that displays a POV perspective for any player on the field without a physical camera attached to the player. The first-of-its […]  More

NBC’s Playmaker Media, Turner’s iStreamPlanet Combo Aims To Reshape Booming OTT/VOD-Services Market

There’s a new heavy hitter in the OTT/VOD-services market, thanks to the new partnership between NBC Sports Digital’s Playmaker Media and Turner’s iStreamPlanet. With an eye toward competing with established third-party OTT streaming vendors like BAMTech and NeuLion, the newly formed entity is looking to carve out its share of the rapidly exploding OTT market.  More

NBC’s Playmaker Media, Turner’s iStreamPlanet Team Up To Compete With BAMTech

NBC Sports Digital and Turner are partnering up their respective Playmaker Media and iStreamPlanet OTT/live streaming/VOD solutions providers. The long-term partnership puts a bullseye squarely on BAMTech, as the combined entity will look to better compete with the MLB-Advanced-Media spinoff to provide leagues and networks with infrastructure and technology for OTT and VOD services. The two divisions will […]  More