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

Polar Mobile Powers Maple Leafs App to 100,000 Users

Maple Leafs Mobile has hit 100,000 users with nearly three million page views per month, making the it the most used NHL team application on the market. Powered by Polar Mobile’s SMART Platform, the Toronto Maple Leafs app delivers real-time content to fans including up-to-date stats, video highlights, interviews, and news. “Leafs fans have a […]  More

Riedel Outfits World Cup Skiing Event with MediorNet Fiber Solution

Broadcast provider TVN Production utilized an extensive MediorNet installation from Riedel Communication for Austrian broadcast network ORF’s broadcast of the women’s Super G World Cup event in Haus im Ennstal, Austria. Despite extreme temperatures of as low as four degrees below zero (F), the Riedel fiber technology held strong throughout the event. A total of […]  More

Audio Technica Announces Updates to Artist Elite 4000, 5000 Series

Audio-Technica has announced updates to its Artist Elite 4000 Series and 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems. The letter “a” will be added to the end of all 4000 and 5000 Series system model numbers to reflect the upgrades. Product updates include a new backlit LCD on transmitters and locking battery door on […]  More

Four PacSat Uplink Trucks Transmit Super Bowl XLIV Action

Last Sunday, PacSat International provided a total of four uplink trucks for CBS Sports’ broadcast of the Super Bowl XLIV action at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. PacSat’s newest C- and Ku-band HD uplink truck (built by Frontline Communications out of Florida) was one of the primary transmission systems, which included Level 3 and AT&T. […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Multilingual Broadcast Team Announced for Olympics

Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium has unveiled its 63-member multilingual broadcast team that will deliver the Games in a total of 22 languages.  Consortium broadcast partners OMNI Television, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), and Asian Television Network (ATN) will air a combined total of 421 hours of multilingual coverage throughout the 17 days of the […]  More

XOS Technologies Is Now XOS Digital

After a decade of doing business as XOS Technologies, Inc., the sports-tech firm today announced the debut of its new corporate brand name, XOS Digital, Inc. In addition, XOS has announced the launch of a new website, xosdigital.com. “When XOS was established in the late ‘90s, the company’s main focus was on athletic facilities design […]  More

Bexel Boosts Supply of Panasonic Equipment to Gear up for Olympics

In advance of the Vancouver Games later this month, Bexel has added several Panasonic P2 HD VariCam camcorders and accessories to its P2 HD inventory. Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division, has purchased from Panasonic more than 20 additional P2 HD VariCam 3700 (HPX3700) and 2700 (HPX2700) camcorders, HPM200 P2 mobile edit […]  More

Daktronics Redesigned Scorers Tables Make NBA Debut in Orlando

Daktronics’ redesigned digital scorer’s tables have made their NBA debut. In partnership with Van Wagner Dorna USA, Daktronics has supplied the Orlando Magic’s Amway Arena with five new LED scorer’s tables. The tables were modified to meet the NBA’s player safety requirements. Gas-loaded springs are now incorporated into the updated design to allow the entire […]  More

NFL Network Signs Deal with New Arena Football League

Arena Football 1 has signed a one-year television deal with the NFL Network to air live games during the newly formed league’s inaugural season. According to Sports Business Journal, NFL Network will air Arena Football 1 (AF1) games live on Friday nights at 8 p.m. ET beginning April 2 and running through the league Championship […]  More

Sportvision, Cisco Light Up HD Displays at Super Bowl XLIV

Those lucky enough to score a ticket to Super Bowl XLIV at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium were privy to 1,500 HD displays featuring Sportvision’s Player Tracking and Virtual Overlay technologies. In advance of the 2009 season, Sun Life Stadium implemented Cisco Stadium Vision; an end-to-end video and digital content-distribution solution that delivers live HD game […]  More