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

SVG Sit-Down: BHV’s Chris Bevilacqua on the Potential Impact of Coronavirus on Sports-Media Rights Landscape

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the sports world to a halt, questions about the long-term impact on the sports-media industry are still to be answered. To provide insight into what the coming months and years may hold for the business, SVG is sitting down with several top sports-media executives and veterans to share their thoughts […]  More

Riot Games Keeps League of Legends Esports Rolling With Fully Cloud-Based Virtualized Workflow

Although the traditional sports world has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, many major esports properties are soldiering on,  hosting competitions with players competing remotely. In the case of Riot Games, which operates multiple League of Legends regional esports leagues across the globe, this meant creating new cloud-based virtualized live-production workflows that […]  More

3g Wireless Leverages 3D Printers To Help Manufacture Face Shields for Healthcare Workers Battling Coronavirus

As the world continues to search for new technologies to battle the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, 3D printing has presented an alternative way to get vital personal protective equipment to healthcare workers during this time of crisis. Recently, when there was a call to all businesses in the Baltimore area to help with the […]  More

SVG On Demand: Bleacher Report’s Raphael Poplock Previews Plans for Evolution in 2020

Bleacher Report has blossomed into a sports fan’s go-to destination for the latest information. Despite all of the company’s success, it’s imperative that this fan-favorite continue to develop new ways to engage new audiences. At the SVG Sports OTT Forum, our Jason Dachman chatted with Raphael Poplock, SVP, business development and strategic partnerships, Bleacher Report, about how […]  More

Sports Emmy Award Nominations: ESPN, Fox Sports Lead Networks; E:60 and Super Bowl LIV Top All Programs

The nominees for the 41st Annual Sports Emmy Awards were unveiled today, as ESPN and Fox Sports led the way with 58 and 48 nods, respectively. Meanwhile, ESPN’s E:60 (10) and Fox Sports’ Super Bowl LIV (seven) received the most nominations per program. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced earlier this […]  More

Pickleball Mania World Championship Helps Fill Live Sports Void on ESPN3

As sports broadcasters and live-streaming outlets seek to fill the void of live content for fans during the coronavirus pandemic, more fringe sports are finding their way into the mainstream. Exhibit A: Pickleball Mania World Championship, which is streaming today exclusively on ESPN3 beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET. The event, which features four of the […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Sports-Media Stalwart Neal Pilson on the Impact of Coronavirus on Rights Deals, Ratings, the Future of the Industry

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the sports world to a halt, a litany of questions about the long-term impact on the sports-media industry remain unanswered. To provide insight into what the coming months and years may hold for the business, SVG is sitting down with several top sports-media executives and veterans to share their thoughts […]  More

Tokyo Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

In the most significant sports-event postponement to date as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed to a date “beyond 2020 but no later than summer 2021.” International Olympics Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Prime Minister of Japan Abe Shinzo announced Tuesday morning that the Games must be […]  More

NBC Sports Washington, Monumental Sports Keep Fans Engaged With Caps, Wizards Videogame Simulations

Washington Wizards fans were treated to their first dose of live basketball in more than a week on Saturday night — albeit not the kind of live coverage they’re used to seeing. With the NBA season on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, NBC Sports Washington and Monumental Sports Network teamed up to produce a […]  More

NBA 2K League Launches 3-on-3 Tourney Featuring Fan Teams, Top Female Players, Influencers

With the start of NBA 2K League competition postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the league is launching the first-ever “NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown”: an online 3-on-3 tournament featuring fan-organized teams, top female 2K players, and social-media influencers competing in the NBA 2K20 MyPark game mode for the chance to play against NBA […]  More