Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations – including all news on Sportsvideo.org, the daily SVG Insider newsletter, and SVG’s annual print publications – and is one of the primary contributors to SVG's daily coverage of the sports-video-production industry. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Esports Production Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Content Management Forum, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT conference. Prior to joining SVG, he covered local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and served 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 Queens, NY, with his wife Alyson.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh Launches Steel-City–Themed Studio

As the only U.S. city whose pro teams sport the same colors, Pittsburgh, with its signature black-and-gold motif, boasts the most unified aesthetic of any sports town. Add in its unique cityscape and blue-collar sensibility, and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh had plenty to work with in designing a new Pittsburgh-centric studio in advance of the 2019-20 […]  More

ESPN Streamlines Content Exchange for ACC Network, SEC Network with NEP’s Mediabank Cloud-Based MAM System

When ESPN was preparing to launch the ACC Network, one of the broadcaster’s most significant challenges was determining a way for the conference’s 15 member institutions to easily share video files with one another. ESPN’s media-asset–management group was already juggling the content-exchange needs for 14 SEC schools as part of the SEC Network, which launched […]  More

BlizzCon 2019: As Esports Presence Grows, So Too Does Size of Blizzard Entertainment’s Production

One the biggest weekends on the annual gaming calendar takes over the Anaheim Convention Center today, as 40,000 fans come together for BlizzCon 2019. While many of the headlines coming out of BlizzCon will once again focus on the big video game releases and announcements from game publisher Blizzard, the convention’s live esports stages have […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Quantum CEO Jamie Lerner Says Company’s ‘Innovation Engine Is Running at Full Speed Again’

It has been 16 months since Jamie Lerner took over as president/CEO of Quantum, and he has been plenty busy. In that period, the company has launched the NVMe-powered F-Series storage system and a line of distributed cloud services and cloud-based analytics and has officially entered the video-surveillance industry with the VS-Series storage platform. In […]  More

Yahoo Sports, MGM Ink Multi-Year Sports-Betting Deal

Verizon Media’s Yahoo Sports has entered into an exclusive multi-year partnership with BetMGM to power sports betting for Yahoo Sports and create what it’s calling “collaborative content experiences and live events.” As part of the deal, which kicks off next month, MGM Resorts and Yahoo Sports will collaborate on exclusive live events, broadcast productions, and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: MultiDyne COO Bob McAlpine on What Census Digital Acquisition Means for the Industry

Last month, MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions announced its acquisition of Toronto-based Census Digital, a specialist in professionally engineered signal processing, distribution, conversion, and monitoring gear. With the deal finalized, MultiDyne takes ownership of Census Digital’s existing fiber transport solutions, including an array of rack-mount and openGear modular solutions that complement MultiDyne’s vast line of fiber-optic […]  More