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

CSN Chicago Shatters Bulls Ratings Record

Comcast SportsNet Chicago scored it highest rating ever for a regular season Chicago Bulls game on Jan. 29, notching a 4.72 household rating during the team’s 108-106 overtime road victory against the New Orleans Hornets. The rating shatters CSN Chicago’s old record of 4.37, set back in Dec. 2006 in a game against the Miami […]  More

Pro Bowl Posts Highest Rating in a Decade

ESPN scored the highest rating for a Pro Bowl in a decade, averaging 12.3 million viewers during its coverage of the 2010 Pro Bowl in Miami. The AFC’s 41-34 victory was the most watched since the 2000 edition of the NFL’s all-star game notched 13.2 million viewers on ABC. After moving the game to the […]  More

Yamaha, Audinate to Host Webinar on Dante-MY16-AUD Card

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems and Audinate have announced an informational Webinar on March 3 that will provide a technical understanding on the new Dante-MY16-AUD card and Dante solution. Aimed at end users, audio consultants, contractors, and rental houses, the online seminar will provide a clear understanding of how best to utilize the Audinate card with […]  More

FCC Extends Deadline for Spectrum Comments

The FCC has given broadcasters’ spectrum lobby group four more days to comment on who or what will be responsible for identifying open channels between DTV stations for use by unlicensed devices. According to Broadcasting & Cable, the deadlines were moved from Feb. 3 (comments) and Feb. 18 (reply comments) to Feb. 9 and 24, […]  More

Level 3 Goes Uncompressed for CBS Sports Super Bowl Transport

This weekend’s Super Bowl XLIV in Miami will feature an industry first as CBS Sports uses a new fiber-optic network from Level 3 to deliver uncompressed video from Sun Life Stadium to CBS Studio Headquarters in New York. Level 3 has connected Sun Life Stadium in Miami to its network and the Super Bowl transmission will […]  More

Moroccan Public Broadcast Network Taps Riedel Intercom System

The Moroccan public broadcast network 2M has installed a comprehensive Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system. The new system integrates 16 regional 2M broadcast studios via IP into the communications infrastructure. At the heart of the installation are two Riedel Artist 128 mainframes connected via a redundant dual fiber ring offering up to 1,024×1,024 non-blocking […]  More

Ross, Concilium Team Up in South Africa

Ross Video has teamed up with leading South African supplier, Concilium Technologies, in hopes of increasing its presence in the region. The agreement will extend Concilium’s product portfolio offering the Ross Vision and CrossOver series of production switchers, XPression 3D Character Generator and Virtual Studio system, OverDrive Automated Production Control System, openGear, and SoftMetal Video […]  More

South Africa May Be Low on Power for World Cup

Electrical power shortages and blackouts around South Africa have raised some serious concerns about then nation’s ability to handle the power requirements of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in June and July. According to The New York Times, officials at FIFA expressed confidence that the problems would not have an impact on the games. FIFA […]  More

Setanta Sports USA, Fox Soccer Plus Begin Transition

The death of Setanta Sports USA and birth of Fox Soccer Plus has officially begun, as ads have begun to air on Setanta informing viewers that coverage of top soccer leagues, including the Barclays Premier League and UEFA Champions League, will shift to Fox Soccer Plus as of March 1. Multichannel News also reports that […]  More