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

SVG Sit-Down: Aspera’s Sachin Agarwal on the Intro of New Enterprise, Endpoint Offerings

IBM Aspera recently introduced IBM Aspera Enterprise 1.0 and IBM Aspera Endpoint 1.0, which deliver more flexibility and offer a combination of high-speed, high-capacity streaming capabilities for single and multiple users. The evolution from Aspera Enterprise Server to Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server to a new, consolidated Aspera Enterprise brings Aspera back to its roots in […]  More

Mobile TV Group Reflects on Launch of 47 Flex Mobile Unit, Looks Ahead to New Cloud Control Platform

Earlier this year, Mobile TV Group (MTVG) rolled out its latest SMPTE ST 2110 IP-based mobile unit, 47 Flex and 47 VMU, for the recently launched Marquee Sports Network in Chicago. The double-trailer dual-feed truck, which served Marquee’s Chicago Cubs productions this season, went live just as MTVG launched another addition to its portfolio: the […]  More

Karate Combat Blends Full-Contact Action With Real-Time Virtual Effects for Season 2

Ever wanted to see Mortal Kombat-style fights in real life? Well, the second season of Karate Combat on BeIN SPORTS XTRA is looking to provide just that: live broadcasts combine full-contact karate with cinematic production quality in a fully virtual environment. “Doing a live event in a fully virtual environment was certainly a challenge,” says […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: NESN on Planning for a 4K HDR Future with the Switch

Last month, NESN announced that it had selected The Switch’s high-performance hybrid fiber/internet network to replace its existing satellite distribution platform. The move improves the flexibility of NESN’s video-distribution network and lays the groundwork for the New England-based regional sports network to deliver broadcasts in 4K HDR in the future. SVG sat down with NESN […]  More

Behind the Scenes of ESPN’s Studio Operations in the Age of Coronavirus

Since the pandemic first shellacked the sports business in mid March, no sports-media entity has produced more live studio programming than ESPN. From the early days of Zoom-enabled talk shows to the return of large-scale in-studio production and the relaunch of live sports productions, ESPN’s studio- and network-operations team never waved the white flag and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: AWS’s David Griggs Explains the Importance of AWS CDI for Live Production

Last month, AWS unveiled the AWS Cloud Digital Interface (AWS CDI), a new network technology that allows Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and AWS Partners to build live-video applications that can connect products and services within the AWS Cloud. Many in the broadcast and M&E industry see CDI as an impending game-changer for live production, potentially […]  More

Tennis Channel Splits French Open Production Between Roland Garros, L.A. Broadcast Center

Tennis Channel returned to Roland Garros this week for what SVP, Production/Executive Producer Bob Whyley often refers to as “our Super Bowl.” However, this year’s operation looks dramatically different from the broadcaster’s past efforts, with a limited crew onsite and extensive use of its Los Angeles broadcast center for remote production. Luckily for Whyley and […]  More

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