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

NBA Returns: ESPN Brings Plenty of Tech Firepower to Wide World of Sports Productions

NBA on ESPN is back in business tonight, with its production team resuming live broadcasts from the NBA bubble inside Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. To pull them off safely, the network’s operations team has worked with the NBA and fellow rightsholder Turner Sports to build a massive broadcast compound that echoes […]  More

NBA Returns: ESPN, Turner, NBA Team Up for Sprawling, COVID-Safe Production at Wide World of Sports

The long wait is over, and the NBA returns to the hardcourt tonight with a Jazz-Pelicans and Clippers-Lakers doubleheader from the league’s bubble at Disney’s Wide World of Sports (WWoS) complex in Orlando. The pair of telecasts on TNT will tip off one of the largest undertakings in NBA broadcast history with the NBA, ESPN, […]  More

MLB Returns: RSNs Take Over World Feed for All MLB Broadcasts, Customize for In-Market Fans

It’s a whole new world for Major League Baseball broadcast operations this season: regional sports networks are taking the lead for live-game productions. To limit the number of people and facilities onsite, the league has opted to have the home-team RSN in each market produce a neutral/clean world feed of each game to distribute to […]  More

MLB Returns: AT&T SportsNet RSNs Use Mix of Studio, Mobile Facilities for World Feed, In-Market Productions

In an effort to reduce production crew and facilities onsite for safety this MLB season, regional sports networks have been tasked with producing a neutral world feed for all MLB teams home games to be distributed to the away-team RSNs and national broadcasters. SVG is delving into how each RSN group is handling this new […]  More

MLB Returns: NBC Sports Regional Networks Seeks Balance Between World Feed and Serving In-Market Fans

In an effort to reduce production crew and facilities onsite for safety this MLB season, regional sports networks have been tasked with producing a neutral world feed for all MLB teams home games to be distributed to the away-team RSNs and national broadcasters. SVG is delving into how each RSN group is handling this new […]  More

AVP Champions Cup Series Offers Live (Socially Distanced) Beach Volleyball on NBC, Amazon Prime

Live beach volleyball returned over the weekend with the first of three AVP tournaments to be held on a sand-court venue created on the Long Beach (CA) Convention and Entertainment Center parking lot. Broadcasts of the AVP Champions Cup Series, which replaces the normal June-October AVP season, are being produced by long-time AVP production partner […]  More

UFC Creates Live-Production Ecosystem From Scratch on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi

UFC’s much-hyped Fight Island officially kicked off last weekend with UFC 251, the first of four events to be held in two weeks at the one-of-a-kind compound created on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. With a full quarantine bubble in place, UFC’s production-operations team worked with NEP to create a broadcast center from scratch inside […]  More