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, RSN Summit, 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 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

True Parity Between Linear TV and Live Streaming? It’s Not There Yet But Getting Closer

Although live-streamed video has made monumental strides over the past decade, it is still not quite on par with the linear-television experience. For sports, in most cases, TV still offers better, more consistent quality with lower latency than live streaming on a mobile device, tablet, computer, or connected TV. However, as hundreds of thousands of […]  More

How Barstool Sports, Conor McGregor Are Reaching Fans Directly To Monetize Live-Streaming Video

As the proliferation of distribution outlets and consumption devices continues to accelerate exponentially from year to year, sports-content owners are finding increasingly unusual strategies to monetize their live-video assets. Online outlets like Barstool Sports and athletes like UFC star Conor McGregor are monetizing premium content by promoting heavily via social media and then putting high-profile one-off […]  More

NAB Reflections: SES’s Steve Corda on the Future of the UHD Ecosystem

At NAB 2017, SES announced that two U.S. MVPDs have launched the first commercial linear UHD services to cable and IPTV subscriber homes using SES’s satellite-delivered, packaged UHD solution. Marquette-Adams of Oxford, WI, and Highlands Cable Group of Highlands, NC, have licensed the SES-provided UHD programming through Vivicast Media and have initiated their UHD offerings […]  More

NAB Reflections: Pronology’s Jon Aroesty on IP Conversion, Encoding, 4K

Pronology, which has seen use of its mRes multi-resolution encoding system skyrocket over the past two years, introduced the StreamFile Core IP–to–file-based conversion system at NAB 2017. The NAB Best in Show winner allows Pronology’s mRes encoder to take in IP streams (currently NDI, with more formats on the way) and output digital files (currently […]  More

NAB Reflections: FileCatalyst CEO Chris Bailey on Olympic-Size File Transfers, Object Storage, and More

NAB 2017 marked the debut of FileCatalyst Central Version 3.7, based on workflows and lessons learned in FileCatalyst’s work with NBC Olympics at the Rio Games. Among the enhancements: the ability to remotely administer all remote locations (users previously had to use several tools) and an all-in-one web console with remote admin, real-time network health […]  More

MLB To Live-Stream 20 Games on Facebook This Season

Major League Baseball will stream 20 games this season as part of a deal announced by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred following the league’s quarterly owners meetings today. A game streamed each Friday night for the remainder of the season will be accessible to everyone on Facebook in the U.S. (with no blackouts) via the official MLB […]  More

ESPN Upfront: Mike Greenberg’s New Morning Show Headlines Revamped 2018 Weekday Lineup; SportsCenter Shuffles Anchors

At its upfront on Tuesday, ESPN announced new weekday lineups on ESPN and ESPN2 for 2018, highlighted by the debuts of Mike Greenberg’s new morning show on Jan. 1 and a program co-hosted by Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre the next day, both on ESPN. After months of reports, ESPN finally made it official by announcing that […]  More

Ratings Roundup: YES Sets Non-Game Record With ‘Derek Jeter Night’; NBC’s Stanley Cup Playoffs Up Through First Two Rounds

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 edition, Derek Jeter Night was the most-viewed non-game program in YES Network history, NBA Western Conference Finals Game 1 is up on ABC, NBC’s Stanley Cup Playoffs are up 7% through the […]  More