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

Nielsen Study: Legalized Betting Will Add More Than $4B in Annual Revenue for Four Major U.S. Leagues

According to a new study, annual revenues MLB and the NBA may increase by $1.1 billion and $585 million, respectively, due to widely available, legal, regulated sports betting. The Nielsen Sports study, which was commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA), comes the heels of similar Nielsen studies projecting revenue increases of $2.3 billion a year […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: SES’s Thomas Wrede on MX1 360, OU Flex, Future of UHD Sports Content

SES and its subsidiary MX1 had a busy IBC 2018 in Amsterdam last month, rolling out a bevy of eye-catching demos, highlighting their primary transmission platforms for M&E, and announcing new partnerships with broadcasters and content creators. At its booth, SES erected a massive screen set up with commercial live customer UHD feeds, highlighted its […]  More

NBA Tipoff 2018: ESPN Embraces GREMI, Explores Use of SkyCam and Locker-Room Robos

ESPN gets back in its NBA groove tonight with a regular-season–opening doubleheader featuring Pelicans-Rockets and Mavericks-Suns matchups. The network will continue to blaze a technological trail with innovations like the use of removable robos in locker rooms and, potentially, SkyCam at some point in the season. In addition, ESPN continues to cultivate its GREMI (graphics/replay […]  More

Fox Sports Teases New Virtual Studio for 2019 NASCAR Season

Fox Sports is revamping its Charlotte studio in anticipation of the 2019 NASCAR season, outfitting its facility with a state-of-the-art, multipurpose virtual studio set. The ultra-customizable 60- x 60-ft. facility, which is using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, allows instant 3D analysis of racetracks, cars, race shops, and more, with the ability to create unique and […]  More

DAZN Inks 11-Fight, $365 Million Deal With Canelo Alvarez, Golden Boy Promotions

Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs), one of the biggest pay-per-view boxing draws, has signed an 11-fight, $365 million deal with live-streaming outfit DAZN. According to the announcement, the deal with Alvarez will be the richest athlete contract in sports history, and his first fight is set for Saturday, Dec. 15 at Madison Square Garden. As part of the […]  More

Ooyala Management Completes Buyout of Telstra

Ooyala’s management team has completed a buyout of of the company from owner Telstra. According to an announcement from the two organizations, Telstra’s new focus will be on its Telstra2022 strategy and will remain “a valued go-to-market partner and customer.” Meanwhile, the deal provides “the foundation for the next phase of growth for Ooyala,” according to the announcement. […]  More

Legendary NBC Director Mike Wells To Direct His Final NASCAR Race at Talladega

Mike Wells, one of the most decorated and respected directors in NASCAR television history, will direct his final NASCAR race this weekend during NBC Sports Group’s Monster Energy Cup Series coverage at Talladega Superspeedway. In nearly four decades at the front bench on NASCAR productions, the 21-time Emmy winner has directed more than 1,000 races […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Legendary NBC Sports NASCAR Director Mike Wells

Mike Wells – one of the most decorated and respected directors in NASCAR television history – is directing his final NASCAR race this weekend during NBC Sports Group’s Monster Energy Cup Series coverage at Talladega Superspeedway. During nearly four decades at the front bench on NASCAR productions, the 21-time Emmy winner has directed more than […]  More