Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations, including the thrice-weekly 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 Asset Management & Storage (SAMS) Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. Prior to joining SVG, he spent three years covering local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and spent two years 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 Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Anton/Bauer to Provide Power Solutions for NBC Olympic Coverage

Anton/Bauer will once again provide batteries, chargers, and lighting for NBC’s Olympic coverage at the 2010 Vancouver Games. Anton/Bauer, a brand of the Vitec Group, has supplied mobile power solutions and accessories for NBC’s Olympic coverage since 1996. In addition to providing batteries, chargers, and lighting for the Vancouver Games (Feb. 12-28), Anton/Bauer will assist […]  More

Stagetec-CP Communications Partnership Forged at LTS

This year’s SVG League Technology Summit on Dec. 15 in New York was yet another grand success, attracting a who’s who of sports broadcasting and remote sports production heavyweights. Industry veterans and newcomers were given the chance to meet and mingle – and apparently forge some long-term partnerships as well.  CP Communications and Stagetec have […]  More

The Golf Channel Goes HD

The long-awaited HD transition at The Golf Channel is officially underway as the network will reveal its new studio and first HD studio broadcast tonight at 6 p.m. on Golf Central. According to Multichannel News, the Comcast-owned channel is available to 82 million U.S. homes and another 40 million around the world.  More

Samsung Partners with RealD for 3D TV

Samsung Electronics has agreed to use RealD’s 3D display technology in its TVs, marking the third consumer electronics company in less than a month to sign with RealD. Samsung, along with most major television manufacturers, is expected to make a major push in the coming months toward 3D technology.  More

News Corp-Time Warner Deal Saves Sugar Bowl Ratings

It wasn’t much of a game, but at least it wasn’t a black out. The nasty dispute between Time Warner Cable and News Corp. over monthly subscriber fees for the Fox network and other News Corp. cable channels was settled just one hour before kickoff of 2009 Sugar Bowl. Had the two sides not come […]  More

Hot New Trends at 2010 CES?

With the Consumer Electronics Show quickly approaching, everyone is wondering what this year’s hot trends will be.  A few things we know – 3D technology, E-readers, Mobile devices. But what about the big surprises?  More

Universal Sports to Boost NBC’s Olympic Coverage

Universal Sports will lend a hand to NBC’s multi-platform coverage of February’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver with daily live studio programming and news updates.  Universal Sports, which is currently available in 57 million homes, is already running a nightly half-hour Countdown to Vancouver program and will begin its full Olympic coverage on Feb. 12, the […]  More

Rutgers Stadium Switches to HD with Hitachi Cameras

Rutgers University Stadium has installed five new Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-standard, multiformat studio/field cameras as part of its comprehensive effort to fully convert from analog to digital HD. The cameras, which are outfitted with Fujinon HD lenses, produce live 1080i HD video of game action and spectators for display on the stadium’s mammoth new 38 feet […]  More

Front Porch Digital Takes on CNN Chile Asset Management

CNN Chile is currently utilizing Front Porch Digital’s DIVArchive and DivAdirector systems to manage, transfer, secure, and organize its sizable amount of video clips.  The Santiago-based news channel was launched in Dec. 2008 and is Chile’s first 24-7 news broadcaster. Due to CNN Chile’s round-the-clock format, several versions of the same news story are produced […]  More