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

As Team USA Looks to Rally at the America’s Cup, NBC Sports Puts Its Best Tech Foot Forward in Bermuda

With a 3-0 lead heading into the final weekend at the America’s Cup, Team Emirates New Zealand is threatening to swipe the Auld Mug away from two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA, which would need to win seven races in the coming days to retain the Cup. However, U.S. rightsholder NBC Sports Group knows first-hand […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Wazee Digital Mike Arthur on the Company’s Evolution and the Oncoming Onslaught of Sports Content

Wazee Digital has been known primarily for its content-licensing business for more than a decade — working with a variety of industries, including film, news, and sports. Sports clients range from the NCAA and PGA TOUR to USA Swimming and World Surf League (WSL). While licensing continues to be an integral part of the Denver-based […]  More

Intel Inks Olympic Partner Deal Through 2024, Will Provide VR and 5G Tech at Pyeongchang 2018

Intel has signed a deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join “The Olympic Partner” (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program through 2024. As part of the agreement, Intel will provide technological and content support for the Olympic Broadcasting Services host-broadcaster operations and for Olympic Channel. It will also deliver real-time and on-demand virtual-reality experiences at 16 events, along […]  More

ESPN Exec Shakeup: Connor Schell Elevated to EVP, Content; Digital/Print EVP John Kosner Leaving

ESPN announced a series of major shakeups atop its Content Creation, Digital, and other departments today. Connor Schell has been named ESPN’s EVP, Content, overseeing all of ESPN’s content creation across ESPN’s television, digital and print platforms. On the digital side, 20-year-ESPN-veteran John Kosner, EVP, Digital and Print Media, will be leaving the company, while Ryan Spoon, SVP, […]  More

Ratings Roundup: ABC Nets Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998; NBC Scores Best Non-Original-Six Stanley Cup Final on Record

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, ABC notched the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998 (Michael Jordan’s last NBA Finals appearance), NBC’s 2017 Stanley Cup Final is the most-watched final on record without an Original Six team, Sportsnet’s […]  More

The Olympic Channel Set to Launch on July 15 in 35 Million Homes

The IOC, USOC, and NBCUniversal have unveiled the official launch date of The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA: Saturday, July 15. Upon launching, the year-round linear cable channel will be available in more than 35 million homes thanks to carriage agreements with Altice, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon. The linear channel will also be also […]  More