Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations, including the thrice-weekly 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 Asset Management & Storage (SAMS) Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. Prior to joining SVG, he spent three years covering local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and spent two years 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 Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Storage Solutions for Video Archives: How Long Is Forever?

As the number of video-content platforms skyrockets, archive storage by sports organizations is expanding to new heights. Archive platforms continue to scale out, while the price per terabyte tumbles. Old- and new-media technologies (SSD, disk, tape) must be explored, for they all offer options for managing archive content. In the perpetual cycle of migrating content […]  More

Snapchat Spectacles to Make Grand Slam Debut at 2017 US Open

Snapchat Spectacles will make their Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open next week. Snapchat Spectacles will give US Open fans the ability to share their tennis stories through their own viewpoints via the HD filming sunglasses – with the images they film able to be shared on Snapchat. Spectacles can be purchased starting Saturday, […]  More

The AI Factor: How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Asset-Management Game

Artificial intelligence and deep learning are gaining momentum in many areas of business, but does AI have a future in asset management? Is it possible that next-gen software will transform and fully automate logging and asset-tagging? At SVG’s 11th-annual Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, representatives from Microsoft, IBM, PGA TOUR Entertainment, and NASCAR Productions […]  More

Ratings Roundup: PGA Championship Hits Multi-Year Low; Shapovalov Drives Most-Watched Tennis Match Ever on Sportsnet

Ratings roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the PGA Championship final round hits a multi-year ratings and viewership low without, Turner sees big increases for its Thursday PGA Championship coverage, Canadian phenom Denis Shapovalov serves up […]  More

SVG Sit-Down With Canare Corp. of America’s Shinichi Minowa

Canare has made its name in the broadcast industry developing, manufacturing, and providing audio and video cables, connectors, patchbays, and fiber-optic products. As the industry embraces 4K and HDR, the company is rolling out 12G-SDI–based technologies that it says will allow broadcasters to make the next-gen transition without the costly infrastructure upgrades required to convert […]  More

Pac-12 Networks Taps RSN Veteran Mark Shuken as President

The Pac-12 Conference has appointed veteran regional-sports-network executive Mark Shuken as president, Pac-12 Networks. He previously served as SVP/GM, Time Warner Cable Sports Networks (2011-2016); president/CEO, DirecTV Sports Networks (2009-2011); and president/CEO, Liberty Media (2007-2009) and in a variety of top leadership roles at Fox Sports RSNs and Rivals Networks. Shuken, who will join the Pac-12 […]  More

Inside the Deal: What NEP’s Bexel Acquisition Means for the Live-Sports-Production Industry

NEP Group made a major splash last week by acquiring Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions from the Vitec Group. The latest in a long run of NEP acquisitions in recent years combines two of the most established vendors in live sports remote production. The $35 million deal signals the Vitec Group’s exit from the U.S. broadcast-services […]  More