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

CBS Sports Looks To Wrap a Season of Innovation With Epic AFC Championship Production

When CBS Sports closes out its NFL season with Sunday’s Tennessee Titans–Kansas City Chiefs AFC Championship matchup, it will mark the conclusion of one the network’s most technologically innovative campaigns. From the addition of Field Eye (Line-to-Gain camera technology) to an increase in high-speed cameras to more live aerial shots, the CBS Sports operations team […]  More

UFC 246: Conor McGregor’s Return to the Octagon Packs a Hefty Production Punch

Conor McGregor’s long-awaited return to the Octagon for UFC 246 tomorrow night is expected to generate plenty of fireworks and, judging by his history, even more PPV buys for ESPN+. With ample eyeballs expected to be glued to The Notorious’s showdown with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Saturday, UFC’s longtime production partner Concom has rolled out a […]  More

SVG Summit: Turner Sports’ Chris Brown Outlines Features of New Bleacher Report Studio, NEP SS8 Truck

By the end of every calendar year, Turner Sports has made an imprint on some of sports’ biggest events. Outside the realm of live television production, the network has dipped a toe in the legalized–sports-betting waters with a new studio on the Las Vegas strip. At the SVG Summit, Chief Editor Jason Dachman and Chris Brown, VP, operations […]  More

Comcast NBCU To Launch ‘SportsTech’ Startup Accelerator Program

Comcast NBCUniversal is looking to leverage its extensive sports-media–technology portfolio to give the next generation of sports-tech startups a boost. The company has announced the launch of SportsTech, a global accelerator for sports-technology startups that will be supported by three of Comcast NBCU’s sports brands — NBC Sports, Sky Sports, and Golf Channel — as […]  More

NBC Sports Adds PylonCams, Line-to-Gain MarkerCams for NFC Divisional Playoff Matchup

When it comes to live sports productions, it simply doesn’t get much bigger than NBC Sports’ weekly Sunday Night Football. However, the Peacock has once again upped the technological ante even further for the NFL Playoffs, adding four PylonCam systems and a pair of line-to-gain MarkerCams to its camera complement. In addition, NBC is rolling […]  More

ESPN Ends MNF Season on a High Note With AFC Wild Card Thriller

ESPN closed out the NFL season with a win on Saturday. The Houston Texans’ heart-pounding 22-19 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills was the most-viewed NFL Wild Card Game ever on ESPN and ABC (averaging 26,409,000 viewers across ABC, ESPN, and ESPN Deportes). ESPN’s colossal production at Houston’s NRG Stadium served as a fitting crescendo […]  More

SVG Summit Draws Packed House for 14th-Annual Gathering of Sports-Production Pros

The 14th-annual SVG Summit brought together a record crowd of more than 1,500 sports-production professionals at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel on Dec. 16-17 for two days of star-studded keynotes, informational panels and workshops, and an inside look at some of the most groundbreaking productions of 2019 and coming up in 2020. With 50 […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Primestream’s Claudio Lisman and Alan Dabul on New IP, Bonded-Cellular Recording Applications

As the live-production and sports-broadcast industries have been transitioning from baseband to IP in recent years, Primestream has been developing new IP and bonded-cellular recording applications to serve evolving needs. With Primestream’s new IP Ingest App, users can easily capture streaming, camera, and broadcast sources — HLS, MPEG Dash, RTSP, NDI ProRes, and SMPTE 2022 […]  More