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

Search Continues for New NCAA President

The search for the NCAA’s new president continues following last week’s NCAA convention in Atlanta, but very few names have surfaced. Representatives of Parker Executive Search, the firm hired to assist in the search, used the four-day convention to solicit nominations and other input from various bodies and boards.  More

CBS Scores Big Ratings with Divisional Playoff Games

The New York Jets 17-14 upset of the San Diego Chargers notched an overnight household rating/share of 23.1/39, up 8% from last year’s 21.4/36 AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Chargers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The number marks CBS’s highest-rated AFC Divisional Playoff game since 2005 when a Indianapolis Colts-New England Patriots battle earned a […]  More

Fox Soccer Plus to Launch on March 1

Fox Soccer Channel’s premium channel, Fox Soccer Plus, will officially launch on March 1. Fox Soccer Plus will air matches from England’s FA Cup, Italy’s Serie A, Barclays Premier League (BPL), and UEFA Champions League, according to Multichannel News.  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC to Lose $200 Million on Games

Despite an extensive coverage plan that boasts a record 835 hours of Olympics programming, NBC looks to lose some $200 million on the Vancouver Games. While Vancouver’s viewer-friendly time zone is expected to give this year’s coverage a leg from the 2006 Games in Torino, Italy, NBC will not be able to recoup the $820 […]  More

ESPN2, Tennis Channel Team Up for Aussie Open Coverage

ESPN2 and Tennis Channel will team up to provide hundreds of hours of live coverage from the 2010 Australian Open in Melbourne, which runs from Jan. 17 through Jan. 29. ESPN and ESPN2 will offer 113 hours of live coverage in full HD while Tennis Channel has planned 75 hours of original studio programming surrounding […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Local Stations Prep for Games

The economic slump has severely stretched local stations’ budgets, but they will still maintain a sizeable presence at the 2010 Winter Games. After a very tough few months, local stations are envisioning a healthy ratings boost from the Vancouver Games, according to Broadcasting and Cable.  More

Networks Face Reailty with 3D TV Plans

Following the all-3D-all-the-time 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, networks must now face the cold reality of exactly what to do now when it comes to 3D TV. Several networks have already announced plans for 3D TV, including ESPN, DirecTV, and Discovery, but content for these channels is still far from complete. Broadcasting & Cable reports that […]  More

Shure Extends 700 MHz Rebate to Support Transition

In anticipation of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) order that the operation of wireless microphones, in-ear monitors, and related equipment in the 700 MHz band will not be permitted after June 12, Shure has reaffirmed its commitment to support and assist wireless system users with the transition. In addition to offering technical guidance and assistance […]  More

Shure Previews New Wireless Monitor System at NAMM

Shure has announced the upcoming release of the PSM 900 Wireless Personal Monitor System, which delivers top-quality audio and RF performance for professional events, installations, and tours. The product was previewed at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, CA. At the heart of the PSM 900 system are an all-metal, ultra-thin […]  More

ESPN On Demand Lands on Comcast Cable

ESPN On Demand has arrived on Comcast, offering the cable giant’s approximately 17 million digital cable subscribers the chance to watch selected ESPN programming without commercial interruption. The new platform, which hit Comcast subscribers’ video-on-demand (VOD) menus earlier this week, features content ranging from original ESPN content to all-inclusive coverage of ESPN’s major sporting events […]  More