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

Live From the NFL Draft: NFL Digital Media Efforts Include Draft Tonight Live Stream, Onsite Podcasts

NFL Network isn’t the only arm of NFL Media that’s bigger than ever at the Draft this year. The NFL Digital Media team has also been out in full force in Nashville, live-streaming a Draft Tonight post-show on NFL.com, producing podcasts onsite, and creating VOD content for the league’s digital properties and social-media channels.  More

Live From the NFL Draft: VWSE Productions’ Powerful Flypack Drives 28 Million-Pixel Main Stage Display

Each year, it seems as if the onsite videoboard show at the NFL Draft couldn’t possibly get any bigger. And yet, every year, it does just that. Van Wagner Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment (VWSE) Productions has once again upped its game, driving an army of on-set LED displays, including the whopping 28 million-pixel Main […]  More

Live From the NFL Draft: Q&A – ESPN’s Seth Markman on Differentiating the ABC and ESPN Telecasts

The Walt Disney Co. is pulling out all the stops in Nashville this week, broadcasting primetime distinct telecasts on both ESPN and ABC for Rounds 1-3 on Thursday and Friday (plus a simulcast for Rounds 4-7 on Saturday). While ESPN is delivering a traditional Draft telecast focused on the X’s and O’s, ABC has brought […]  More

Live From the NFL Draft: NFL Media Gets into Honky-Tonk Groove With Massive Operation in Nashville

NFL Media is fully embracing the Nashville scene this week at the NFL Draft, bookending Lower Broadway with a pair of sets located on the Draft Main Stage and attached to the legendary Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge honky-tonk bar. While the downtown streetside locations make for breathtaking on-air visuals, the confined space on Lower Broadway also […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Intelsat’s Bill O’Hara on IronRoute and the Benefits of Blended Connectivity

Intelsat arrived at NAB 2019 with major announcements, including the launch of IronRoute in partnership with Dejero. The blended connectivity and cloud-based content-distribution solution for media delivers reliable connectivity by blending broadband, cellular (3G, 4G, 5G), and satellite connectivity from Intelsat’s global network. Intelsat also announced a new partnership with Aldea to expand satellite and […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Eutelsat’s Mike Antonovich Explores Satellite’s Role in OTT, At-Home Production

After launching the Cirrus hybrid satellite/OTT delivery solution at IBC 2018, Eutelsat rolled out the red carpet for the new platform at NAB 2019. The satellite veteran believes that Cirrus will reduce the technical and logistical challenges faced by satellite-TV operators seeking to launch or upgrade their service offering – whether they are using only […]  More

SVG Announces Full Program for 2019 Sports Content Management Forum, July 24 in NYC

SVG has announced the full agenda for the 13th-annual Sports Content Management Forum, which will be held at the Westin New York at Times Square on Wednesday, July 24. The Forum will feature media-asset–management (MAM) leaders from major broadcasters, leagues, teams, OTT outlets, and vendors offering their unique insights and behind-the-curtain looks at their asset-management […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: V-Nova CEO Guido Meardi on Power of PERSEUS Pro for At-Home, UHD Contribution

At NAB 2019, V-Nova highlighted how its compression platforms can serve increasing demand for at-home-production and UHD-contribution and -distribution solutions. The company offered several demos featuring its PERSEUS Pro codec for contribution and PERSEUS Plus platform for distribution and also launched a cloud-based SaaS transcoding and delivery platform for enhanced PERSEUS Plus H.264 and native […]  More