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

As Sports-Media Organizations Transition to IP, Network Security Concerns Take Center Stage

The move to IP networks requires a commitment to network security, disciplined best practices, and more to ensure that malware, phishing, and other attacks don’t jeopardize the show. As the infrastructure behind live sports production transitions to IP, broadcast centers and truck compounds must operate on a secure network in order to protect this valuable […]  More

News Roundup: What the Supreme Court’s Reversal of Sports-Betting Ban Could Mean for Sports-Media Industry (UPDATED 5/22/18)

In a landmark ruling on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on sports gambling, giving states the go-ahead to allow betting on sports. The 6-3 vote in favor of New Jersey in the case of Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association comes after nearly a decade of fighting to legalize sports gambling in the […]  More

IP Production Forum: The Roadmap for Transitioning to IP Routing, COTS Infrastructure

As the broadcast-production industry makes the transition from SDI baseband to IP, the sports-media sector is helping lead the way. And the transition starts with the router. Over the past three years, the market has seen mobile-unit providers like Game Creek Video and NEP roll out trucks built around IP routers, and several U.S. sports […]  More

Perform Group To Launch DAZN OTT Service in U.S. With $1B Matchroom Boxing Deal

Perform Group announced on Thursday creation of an eight-year, $1 billion joint venture with Matchroom Boxing that the two UK-based companies are calling the biggest boxing deal ever. The Matchroom Boxing USA partnership will mark the U.S. launch of Perform Group’s VOD and live-streaming service, DAZN, which will be the exclusive U.S. broadcast partner for 16 […]  More

John Skipper, Former ESPN President, Named Executive Chairman of Perform Group

Former ESPN President John Skipper has been named executive chairman of Perform Group. Based in New York, he will oversee all of the UK-based Perform Group’s operations and strategy and report to the board. Company founder Simon Denyer will continue as CEO, based in London. Skipper resigned suddenly as president of ESPN and co-chairman of Disney Media […]  More

Disney, UFC Ink Deal To Stream Live Fights on ESPN+

The UFC is moving to ESPN and ESPN+. The MMA promoter has signed a multi-year deal with The Walt Disney Company’s new Direct-To-Consumer & International segment and ESPN for exclusive live UFC content on ESPN+ and across a variety of ESPN’s television, social, and digital platforms, in English and Spanish. The deal, which will begin […]  More