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

Merging With PRG, VER Will Reorganize Under Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

VER has announced plans to merge with Production Resource Group (PRG) and has filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in order to facilitate the prenegotiated deal. According to a letter distributed by VER CEO Digby Davies, the company has struggled recently because of an inability to service its current debt […]  More

NBA TV Takes Fan Engagement to Next Level With Social-Centric ‘Fans Only’ Telecast

In the age of ubiquitous mobile devices and social-media interaction, sports broadcasters have found it increasingly difficult to keep fans engaged during live game telecasts. Rather than fight it, Turner Sports and NBA TV aim to embrace the connected fan with a first-of-its-kind production format, dubbed Fans Only, debuting for the Minnesota Timberwolves at Los […]  More

Spring 2018 SVG SportsTech Journal Digital Edition Now Available

The Spring 2018 issue of the SVG SportsTech Journal is now available for free to view online. This digital edition is packed with the latest sports-video-production news, including an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. In addition, the Journal provides an inside look at the massive productions at Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis and the CFP […]  More

ESPN+ OTT Service Will Launch April 12, Include Live MLB, NHL, MLS Games

ESPN unveiled specifics for its long-expected direct-to-consumer OTT service, ESPN+, today. The subscription streaming service will launch on April 12 at a cost of $4.99/month (or $49.99/year) and will be an integrated part of a redesigned ESPN App that will serve as the company’s all-in-one digital sports platform; it will also be available through ESPN.com. […]  More

2018 MLB Preview: ESPN Launches New Booth, Graphics on SNB; Expands Use of Front Row Cam, K-Zone 3D

ESPN opens the season with a new announce team in its Sunday Night Baseball booth, as Alex Rodriguez and Matt Vasgersian join returning analyst Jessica Mendoza on the network’s marquee MLB property. However, they won’t be the only additions to ESPN’s MLB coverage this year: fans will see a wholly redesigned graphics package. In addition, a trio […]  More