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

Twitch Rivals Gives Valorant a Grand Debut With ‘Launch Showdown’ Global Esports Tournament

After months of eager anticipation by the gaming community, Riot Games’ latest title, Valorant, finally arrived on June 2. In celebration of the launch, Twitch and Riot Games hosted the $200,000 Twitch Rivals Valorant Launch Showdown, featuring eight Valorant tournaments taking place simultaneously in eight global regions June 3-7. To pull this off, the Twitch […]  More

Esports Stadium Arlington Stays Busy During Lockdown With Shift to Online Tournaments

Since opening in November 2018, Esports Stadium Arlington (ESA) has become a mecca for the gaming community, hosting a mix of high-profile and grassroots esports tournaments. However, with the in-venue event business on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, North America’s largest dedicated esports facility has shifted its focus, returning to the online roots from […]  More

MLB Draft 2020: ESPN Continues Run of Virtual Drafts With First MLB Edition Since 2008

With the start of the MLB season still on hold, ESPN has worked to keep baseball-hungry fans happy with content ranging from early-morning Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) coverage to the opening round of the Collegiate Summer Baseball Invitational (CSBI). Tonight, ESPN coverage shifts back to MLB-focused programming with the network’s first live broadcast of the […]  More

Super League Gaming Leans Into Digital Gameplay, Remote Production as Audience Grows During Lockdown

Launched in 2014, Super League Gaming originally aimed to bring amateur esports into the spotlight by hosting competitive esports events at venues ranging from movie theaters and malls to Top Golf and Dave & Buster’s locations. However, with physical locations shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Super League quickly pivoted to online events and […]  More