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. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Sports Content Management & Storage (SCMS) Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. 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.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Sports Venue Production Summit: In Future-Proofing Your Control Room, Core Infrastructure Is Key

In venues ranging from massive pro-sports stadiums to mid-level college campuses, the role of the control room has expanded well beyond serving a single videoboard. In many cases, these control rooms have become broadcast centers, serving not only the videoboards on game day but also the needs of digital- and social-content creation, linear conference networks, studio […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: Turner Sports’ Jordan Shorthouse on NBA All-Star, Industry Diversity

Like many areas in the sports video production industry, graphics design is a division ripe for new faces and fresh ideas. With a diverse staff and unique, forward-thinking sports properties like the NBA and ELEAGUE, Turner Sports is no stranger to taking the lead on innovation. At the 2018 SVG Sports Graphics Forum, we caught […]  More

Twitter Lands Three-Year Content Deal With MLS, Including 25 Live Matches in English

Major League Soccer has inked a three-year deal with Twitter for a slate of weekly programming including weekly live matches, highlights and features. At least 25 matches per season that are broadcast on Univision networks in Spanish will now be available in English on Twitter. The deal marks MLS’s departure from Facebook, which streamed weekly […]  More

Behind the Scenes at Blizzard Arena: Inside the Home of Overwatch League, the Hottest Property in Esports

With teams dishing out $20 million apiece to join and Twitch inking a two-year, $90 million streaming rights deal, Blizzard Entertainment doesn’t just believe Overwatch League can be among the elite esports properties in the world – it believes it can be among the elite sports properties of any kind. In order to be a […]  More

As Fan Experience at Scouting Combine Grows, So Does NFL Media’s Onsite Production

As the NFL Scouting Combine becomes an increasingly fan-focused event onsite, NFL Media is expanding its already sizeable coverage of the annual event in Indianapolis. Last year, the NFL added Combine events, including the bench press and press conferences, at the Indianapolis Convention Center next door to Lucas Oil Stadium and allowed a limited number […]  More

A Look Back at February 2018 – One of the Biggest and Busiest Months in Live–Sports-Production History

From the nation’s largest sports event to the world’s largest sports event, February 2018 has been chock-full of massive live sports productions. It has been a historic 28 days, with the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics headlining the month’s events, along with Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, and the Daytona 500 […]  More

NFL Network To Produce, Broadcast 11 American Flag Football League Games, USOF Tournament

NFL Network will produce and broadcast 11 live American American Flag Football League (AFFL) games during its debut season, as well as distribute highlights from the AFFL’s upcoming 2018 U.S. Open of Football (USOF) Tournament. The agreement is the first-ever broadcast deal for professional flag football, and “provides a unique opportunity for the NFL to explore digital distribution […]  More