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

Live From NAB 2018: Quantum’s Geoff Stedman Discusses the Company’s Latest NAS Systems

Following the debut of an entry-level network-attached storage (NAS) system in September and a scale-out NAS system in December, Quantum is here at NAB 2018 to spread the word of its products’ elite performance. Quantum SVP, Business Development, Geoff Stedman chats about the success of these latest platforms while also teasing some upcoming tech.  More

Live From NAB 2018: Don Bird on Lawo’s Transformation to IP Innovation

Lawo established itself as a major player in the sports-video–production market with its outstanding audio consoles. Today, the company is branching out beyond its traditional audio solutions and is proving to be a significant contributor to the industry’s transition to IP. At theNAB 2018, Don Bird, VP, business development, North America, spoke with SVG about […]  More

Live From NAB 2018: NEP’s Scott Rothenberg on Augmented Realty, Asset Management, and Much More

NEP Broadcasting is most known across the sports-video–production industry as the elite provider of mobile production facilities, but, at this NAB Show, attendees will see that the company is much more than that. SVG’s Jason Dachman speaks with NEP SVP, Technology and Asset Management, Scott Rothenberg about everything from augmented reality to asset-management solutions that […]  More

Live From NAB 2018: Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K

Although the new Pocket Cinema Camera 4K stole much of the spotlight at Blackmagic Design’s (Booth SL216) press conference Monday morning, the company’s new ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K live-production switcher was the biggest announcement related to live sports production. The all-in-one switcher (available now priced at $2,995) features eight independent 12G-SDI inputs, a built-in Fairlight audio mixer, and an […]  More

Live From NAB 2018: With SAM Acquisition Complete, Grass Valley Looks to the Future

Grass Valley’s NAB 2018 press conference on Sunday served as a coming-out party for the company’s acquisition of SAM (Snell Advanced Media) this year. With SAM’s product lines now under its umbrella, Grass Valley revealed what this newly integrated product portfolio will look like, including several new product announcements. Chiefly, Grass Valley (Booth SL106) has […]  More

Live From NAB 2018: Grass Valley’s Neil Maycock on the SAM Acquisition and Announcements at the Show

It has been another big year for Grass Valley (Booth SL106) and its parent company Belden, including the big acquisition of SAM (Snell Advanced Media), which helped the media giant continue to expand its complete portfolio of solutions. At the company’s press conference at NAB 2018, SVG’s Jason Dachman talked with Grass Valley VP, Global […]  More

SMT Files Lawsuit Against MLBAM Regarding Pitch-Tracking Technology

SMT has filed a lawsuit against MLB Advanced Media for breach of contract, patent infringement, and trade-secret violation centered on its pitch-tracking technology system, PitchF/X. The 92-page suit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, alleges that MLBAM failed to abide by terms of a deal with Sportvision (acquired by SMT in 2016) and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: As Forbidden Technologies Repositions Under Blackbird Brand, CEO Ian McDonough Discusses Strategy

For Ian McDonough, who has been CEO of Forbidden Technologies for six months, NAB 2018 will mark a major turning point. Appearing officially under the Blackbird brand, the company will emphasize the Blackbird video codec, which has largely powered its success for nearly two decades, as its key point of differentiation. SVG sat down with […]  More