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

ESPN Adjusts on the Fly for MNF’s Move From Mexico City to L.A.

When the NFL announced yesterday that it will move Monday Night Football’s Kansas City Chiefs–Los Angeles Rams game on Nov. 19 from Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum because of poor field conditions, ESPN’s operations team instantly sprang into action. No stranger to handling last-minute logistics — the majority of the 25+ college […]  More

At Ambitious League of Legends World Championship, Riot Games Continues to Blaze At-Home-Production Trail

Riot Games’ largest esports production of 2018 came to its epic finale last weekend with the League of Legends (LoL) World Championship Final in Incheon, South Korea. Always one of the most watched live esports shows each year, Riot Games outdid itself once again in terms of technology. Having been deployed o create a virtual […]  More

fuboTV CEO David Gandler: Sports-First Strategy Pays Off for Growing vMVPD

When competing with massive media and technology companies in the burgeoning direct-to-consumer vMVPD sector, smaller entrants must accentuate some portion of the live-TV experience to differentiate themselves. fuboTV, for example, opted to focus on live sports coverage, branding itself as a “sports-first, cable-replacement product.” And the results have paid off so far: paid subscribers more […]  More

PwC Sports Outlook: Value of Rights Will Continue To Grow; Legalized Gambling Will Have Major Impact

PriceWaterhouseCoopers released its annual PwC Sports Outlook today and projects the North American sports market to grow at a compound annual rate of 3% — from $69.1 billion in 2017 to $80.3 billion in 2022 — across four key segments: media rights, gate revenues, sponsorship, and merchandising. In addition, the report looked at the impact of […]  More

BlizzCon Is Bigger Than Ever With Nine Stages, 12 Trucks, 200+ Broadcast Streams

With 40,000 fans onsite watching five live esports stages and four content stages sprawled across a million square feet at Anaheim Convention Center, it simply doesn’t get any bigger for the Blizzard Entertainment production operation than BlizzCon. In addition, Blizzard’s Global Broadcast team is distributing a whopping 211 unique broadcast streams to 17 outlets in […]  More

NFL Media Ramps Up for Exclusive London Broadcast; Good Morning Football Preps for Move to SNY

NFL Network will serve as exclusive broadcaster for this Sunday’s Philadelphia Eagles–Jacksonville Jaguars matchup from London’s Wembley Stadium, and the network is pulling out all the stops, including shifting marquee NFL GameDay Morning on-air personalities Rich Eisen, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, and Kurt Warner from the studio to the booth for the first time to call […]  More

With New Venue and Business Plan, SMPTE Looks to the Future at Annual Tech Conference

With the media and entertainment industry in the midst of rapid technological change, the annual SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition made a change of its own: migrating from its long-time Hollywood and Highland locale to the Westin Bonaventure in Downtown Los Angeles. Whether it was a change in venue or a change in technology, the […]  More

NBC Sports To Debut New Field-Goal Tracer Graphic on Sunday Night Football

NBC Sports continues to add virtual graphics to its Sunday Night Football telecasts with the debut of SNF Kicks field-goal “tracer”on this Sunday’s New Orleans Saints–Minnesota Vikings matchup. The new SNF Kicks Tracer, an element of SNF Kicks, can map the flight of the football on all field-goal attempts. The SNF Kicks system, which uses TrackMan technology, will provide […]  More