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

NFL Kickoff 2020: NBC’s Sunday Night Football Adds New Production Tools On-Site, Shifts Graphics and Edit Teams Back Home

NBC Sunday Night Football enters its 15th season — after nine straight atop the primetime-TV ratings — facing unprecedented challenges in the face of the pandemic. However, that’s not stopping NBC Sports Group from continuing its tradition as one of the largest and most high-tech live sports productions in the business.  More

Without Crowds at Kentucky Derby, NBC Sports Looks To Deliver ‘Intimate Experience’ From Churchill Downs

The Kentucky Derby is typically one of the largest operations on the NBC Sports Group calendar, with a sprawling truck compound and a Super Bowl-size production complement. However, with the pandemic creating a most unusual scene at Churchill Downs this year, the Peacock’s production team will be producing the Derby broadcast remotely from the NBC […]  More

Focusrite Pro Hosts RedNet and Dante Webinar for CRAS Students

The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS) recently partnered with Focusrite Pro for a webinar in which 41 CRAS students learned an understanding of RedNet and Dante software, helping to inspire them to learn more about it as an employable skill set as they look to join the industry professionally post-graduation.  More

ESL One Cologne Goes Remote To Bring the ‘Cathedral of Counter-Strike’ Experience to the Masses

When it was announced that ESL One Cologne — one of the biggest esports tournaments of the year — would be played online due to the pandemic, the ESL broadcast team were faced with an unenviable task: how to maintain the status and energy of the world’s most prestigious Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament when players […]  More

ESPN Breathes New Life Into College Football Graphics Package for 2020-21 Season

ESPN’s 2020-21 college football coverage kicks off on Saturday and fans are in store for a whole new look thanks to ESPN’s Creative Services Team. ESPN’s Creative Services department has completely redesigned the sport’s branding and graphics leading into the 2020-21 campaign. The team has reinvented the college football clock and score design and technical […]  More

MLB Taps Noah Garden, Chris Marinak to Replace Tony Petitti in Front Office

Major League Baseball has promoted Noah Garden to Chief Revenue Officer and Chris Marinak to Chief Operations and Strategy Officer. With the recent departure of Tony Petitti, Garden and Marinak will have oversight of additional departments that previously reported to the former Deputy Commissioner of Business and Media. Both executives will continue to report directly […]  More

WWE SummerSlam: WWE Goes All Out at Amway Center With New ‘Thunderdome’ Viewing Experience

After a months-long hiatus in which events were confined to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, WWE has returned to big-time arenas with SummerSlam Weekend at Orlando’s Amway Center, its first PPV event from a major venue since early March. In addition, WWE is debuting its “Thunderdome” viewing experience, featuring live virtual fans in shown […]  More

Indy 500 Returns: With No Fans at the Track, NBC Sports Looks To Bring Racing’s Greatest Spectacle to the Masses

NBC Sports Group heads into this weekend prepared to produce an Indianapolis 500 like no other before it. However, just because there won’t be fans at the track and it’s not Memorial Day Weekend, don’t expect a dip in the Peacock and host broadcaster IMS Productions quality or equipment levels on Sunday.  More