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

MLB All-Star 2019 Wrap-Up: Specialty Cameras, Virtual Graphics Take Center Stage in Cleveland

MLB All-Star week once again featured a cavalcade of specialty cameras, unique audio solutions, and virtual graphics to capture and enhance coverage by Fox Sports, ESPN, and MLB Network. Here’s a look at the roles played by some of the key vendors onsite in Cleveland to make it all happen: CP Communications, Skycam, NEP Fletcher, […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: MLB Network’s Production Grows as All-Star Festivities Expand

Although MLB All-Star Week is a flashpoint of activity for all the broadcasters onsite, no entity is busier this week than MLB Network. In addition to producing more than 14 hours of live onsite linear programming from Cleveland over three days, MLB Network is also once again handling the world-feed production of the All-Star Game, […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: In Dramatic HR Derby, ESPN Takes Fans Deeper With ‘Statcast Edition,’ 4DReplay

In a night that saw a record 312 home runs — including a whopping 91 from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. alone — ESPN delivered arguably the most dramatic Home Run Derby telecast ever. Whether watching the primary telecast on ESPN or the “Statcast Edition” alternative viewing experience on ESPN2, fans were in for a treat last […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: Fox Sports Debuts Virtual Eye Graphics and 4DReplay, Revives DirtCam for the Game

Coming off massive shows at the U.S. Open, FIFA Women’s World Cup, MLB London Series, and Gold Cup, Fox Sports could just maintain the status quo at its MLB All-Star Game production in Cleveland this week. However, in true Fox form, the broadcaster has rolled out its largest and most technology-rich All-Star production ever, including […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: Fox Sports’ Brad Cheney, Francisco Contreras Run Down Latest Tech Innovations in Cleveland

The MLB All-Star Game has become a real-world laboratory for the folks at Fox Sports, and this year in Cleveland is no different. Inside Progressive Field, the network will launch highly immersive technology, including DirtCams at first base, second base, and home plate; multiple high-speed cameras; a SkyCam above the field of play; and the […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: ESPN’s Phil Orlins Previews High-Tech HR Derby Production

ESPN is once again pulling out all the stops for its production of the Home Run Derby tonight from Progressive Field in Cleveland. Among the tech toys at the production team’s disposal will be a 4DReplay and FlyCam system. In addition, ESPN2’s Mobile Home Run Derby Statcast Edition telecast will feature an analytics-driven presentation with […]  More

Live Media Group Acquires TNDV, Harb, Coastal Media Group To Create Production-Truck Powerhouse

In one of the U.S. mobile-production industry’s largest acquisitions in recent memory, Live Media Group Holdings has acquired TNDV: Television, Harb Production Services, and Coastal Media Group. Joining LMG Holdings’ owned-and-operated Live Mobile Group division, the acquisition will make the company the largest U.S. full-service provider of mid-level live-production for broadcast and live events.  More

Riot Games Deploys Longest At-Home Production to Date at LoL Mid-Season Invitational in Asia

Few organizations in the live-production business are pushing the envelope in at-home production the way Riot Games’ esports team does. Building on groundbreaking at-home shows from the 2018 League of Legends World Championship and Mid-Season Invitational, Riot Games upped the ante during last month’s 2019 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), which took place in Vietnam and Taiwan.  More