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

Hulu To Launch NFL Section

Hulu has launched an NFL subsection on it content lineup, featuring programming from NFL Network and NFL Films. Eight shows will be available initially, including America’s Game, Greatest Games, Game of the Week, Season in Review, Live Wire and Sounds of the Game, and HBO’s Hard Knocks. The section will also include game highlights of […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Bexel Provides Widespread Fiber Support for Games

The Vancouver Games may still be a few weeks away, but Bexel Broadcast Services has been busy providing fiber optic support for the 2010 Winter Olympics since last fall. With over 8,000-plus terminations/fusion splices, 340-plus cables totaling about 48 miles and 135 Optical Distribution Frames (patch panels) located throughout most of the Olympic facilities, Bexel […]  More

World’s Largest Racecourse Installs Mammoth Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Screen

The world’s largest racecourse now has a video screen to match, as Sojitz and Mitsubishi Electric have installed a colossal Diamond Vision screen at the recently opened Medan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The screen measures 107.52 meters by 10.88 meters for a total area of 1,169.8 square meters (registry as a Guinness World […]  More

ESPN STAR Sports Taps Orad Graphics System for New 24-Hour Network

Orad has provided ESPN Star Sports, Asia’s leading sports broadcaster, with a new on-air graphics and virtual set system for its recently-launched 24-7 sports news channel, ESPNEWS. ESPN Star Sports’ programming also features Orad’s dynamic graphic rendering, which includes smart tickers updated automatically in real time thanks to Orad’s on-air graphics system, featuring a forward-looking […]  More

On-Site Fans Given Access to ESPN Helmet-Cams at X Games 14

ESPN’s X Games have always been a fan-driven event, but this year’s 14th installment will take that strategy to an entirely new level.  USA Today’s Michael Hiestand reports that on-site fans in Aspen, CO, can now borrow ESPN helmet-cams to wear on ski or snowboard runs to create footage for the X Games YouTube page.  […]  More

FIFA To Consider Video Replay?

Instant replay may finally be coming to FIFA soccer matches, as FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hinted that the governing body will consider instituting video assistance for referees.  The topic will be debated in March when the International Football Association Board gathers to discuss technology, including the use of video replay, computer chips in balls, […]  More

Women’s Professional Soccer Shuts Down L.A. Sol

Women’s Professional Soccer has decided to shutdown the Los Angeles Sol, the league’s most popular team, after failing to find a buyer for the franchise. The rights to the Sol were given back to the league after the team’s owners were unable to sell the team following its inaugural season in 2009. The team’s operations […]  More

MLS, Players Extend Bargaining Deadline

Major League Soccer and its players have at least temporarily avoided a work stoppage, agreeing to extend the deadline for a new labor contract to Feb. 12. The two sides have been bargaining for months and the current five-year contract expires on Sunday. USA Today reports that after failing to come to an agreement following […]  More

UFC To Offer First Spanish-Language Feed for UFC 111

UFC will offer its first full Spanish-language broadcast during the UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy pay-per-view event on March 27. According to Multichannel News, UFC announcers Troy Santiago and Victor Davila will call the live event in Spanish, while pre-produced segments, graphics, and on camera color commentary will also be produced strictly for the Spanish-speaking […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Games Expected to Bring in 200 Million Viewers

The 2010 Vancouver Games are expected to garner some 200 million viewers, according to Alan Wurtzel, NBC Universal president of research. This would make the Vancouver Games the most watched Winter Olympics since the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Multichannel News reports that during a presentation reviewing NBC’s multiplatform research measurement plans and goals for […]  More