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

Turner Sports To Produce Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson PPV After Landing Distribution Rights

In its first major sports-rights deal under new parent AT&T, WarnerMedia’s Turner division has secured worldwide media-distribution rights to “The Match” — a head-to-head, 18-hole duel between Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson with $9 million on the line. Turner Sports will produce all live coverage for the pay-per-view event, which will be distributed through Turner’s new […]  More

PGA Championship Spotlight, Part 2: CBS Sports’ Massive Operation Includes 4K HDR, At-Home Productions

CBS and Turner Sports have once again rolled out a gargantuan onsite operation for the PGA Championship production. With 20 mobile units, 110 cameras, 175 microphones, and more than 40 miles of multistrand fiber deployed at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, the 100th edition of the PGA Championship is bigger than ever. In addition, […]  More

Inside Shure’s New Downtown Chicago Facility: An Epicenter of Innovation and Style

Earlier this year, Shure partnered with architecture and design firm Perkins+Will to create a City Center location in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. Opened in March, the 35,000-sq.-ft. space (covering an entire floor) in The National building is intended to bring Shure closer to many of its key customers — including major sports venues — […]  More

Fox Sports Tips Off Inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship With SkyCam, C360 Systems

Fox Sports is bringing plenty of technological firepower to its production of the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship this week at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. In addition to outfitting coaches and parents with mics throughout the tournament in an effort to provide “all-access” coverage to viewers, Fox is using the Jr. Championship […]  More

NBC Gets Creative With NASCAR Announcer Positions at Watkins Glen International

NBC Sports Group continues to think outside the box in locating on-air talent for its NASCAR coverage. This weekend’s telecasts from Watkins Glen International will be called from four vantage points throughout the historic 2.45-mile road course. It’s no small task for NBC Sports’ operations team, which is deploying a total of 13 announcers in […]  More

CrossFit Games 2018: The ‘Woodstock of Fitness’ Returns With Massive Live Production

After a move from Los Angeles to Madison, WI, prior to last year’s event, the CrossFit Games production operation has continued to grow prodigiously. The “Woodstock of Fitness” has grown from a production comprising 35 crew members working out of a single mobile unit just six years ago to one of the largest live productions […]  More

Live From Overwatch League Grand Finals: Blizzard Entertainment Rolls Out Its Largest Esports Production Ever

The inaugural Overwatch League season comes to a close this weekend with the Grand Finals at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and the Blizzard Entertainment production team is lending it the “Blizzard polish.” With a sold-out crowd at Barclays Center and hundreds of thousands more expected to tune in online and on TV, the tournament represents one […]  More

ESPN All About All-Access at WNBA All-Star Game

For the WNBA All-Star Game in Minneapolis tomorrow, ESPN will once again roll out plenty of on-the-court and behind-the-scenes elements to give fans extensive access to players, coaches, locker rooms, and benches. Besides deploying 13 cameras — the most ever for an All-Star Game — ESPN will conduct in-game interviews on both benches, have both […]  More

MLB All-Star 2018 Photo Gallery: Fox Sports, ESPN, MLB Network, and More

With the 2018 MLB All-Star festivities now in the rearview mirror, the Midsummer Classic once again served as a hotbed for sports-video-production innovation. SVG was on-site throughout reporting on the latest developments in Washington, DC, with SportsTechLive Blog: On Site at MLB All-Star 2018. From ESPN’s coverage of the Home Run Derby to Fox Sports’ tech-heavy annual […]  More