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

PGA Tour Struggles Without Tiger

As the PGA Tour kicks off this week at Torrey Pines in San Diego, the reality of a season without Tiger Woods is on full display.  Ticket sales are down, fewer hospitality tents have been sold, TV ratings are expected to dwindle and the title sponsor of the event, Zurich Financial Services, is paying just […]  More

ESPN America Sees Huge Gains in Europe, Middle East

ESPN America has seen a 167% increase in households reached in Europe and the Middle East, according to Paul Melvin the incoming director of communications for ESPN International.  The London-based network, formerly known as the North American Sports Network, is now available in 40 countries, primarily in the European Union. The New York Times reports […]  More

Comcast Still Far From Finalizing NBCU Deal

Consumer Groups and competitors remain unfazed by what they call token concessions by Comcast that don’t address the real issues with the company’s attempt to acquire NBC Universal. The House Communications and Senate antitrust committee have both scheduled hearings on the proposed venture for February 4. According to the Associated Press, Comcast and NBC will […]  More

CBS Super Bowl Coverage Treads Familiar Ground

CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XLIV is “eerily similar” to that of the 2007, the last time the network had the game. According to Ken Aagard, EVP of engineering, operations and production services for CBS Sports, much of the network’s preparation for the big game will be similar to Super Bowl XLI, with a […]  More

CSN Mid-Atlantic Breaks Washington Caps Ratings Record

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic notched its highest rating ever for a Washington Capitals game Thursday night, earning a 3.3 household rating for the Caps’ 6-3 road victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The game also recorded a 6.5 rating in the key 25-54 male demographic. The rating shattered CSN Mid-Atlantic’s previous regular-season record set on April 5, […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Olympics Venues Struggle to Find Snow

Due to a severe lack of snowfall and the probability that no major storm will hit before the 2010 Winter Games begin next month, the Vancouver Organizing Committee is going to Plan B – transporting snow in. Snow-moving equipment, dump trucks, and helicopters are already bringing in snow from higher elevations at Cypress Mountain, where […]  More

Disney XD Rolls Out X Games Reality Series

Disney XD will air a X Games reality competition series, titled Winter Next X beginning Feb. 8. The six-episode series will feature major Winter X Games athletes competing to become next big action sports star. According to Multichannel News, the summer version of Next X that aired on Disney XD in 2009 reached 24.7 million […]  More

Tennis Channel, Fox Business Network to Exchange Coverage During Grand Slams

Tennis Channel and Fox Business Network will once again exchange daily updates, giving viewers information from both courtside and Wall Street-side. Beginning this week at the Australian Open in Melbourne, a Fox Business Network Update will provide a summary of all the market moves from the day. In exchange, FBN will provide updates on tournament […]  More

Speed To Air NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

Speed and NASCAR have engineered a multi-year deal, giving the network TV rights to NASCAR’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Charlotte. The newly built complex will open on May 11 and the first annual induction ceremony will follow on May 23. According to Multichannel News, Speed will continue to air live coverage of events […]  More

Kirkwood Expects NFL to Announce Second UK Game by Super Bowl

The NFL is expected to announce a second regular-season game at London’s Wembley Stadium as part of its International Series.  The announcement is expected to come before Super Bowl XLIV is played on Feb. 7, according to NFL UK managing director Alistair Kirkwood. The Wall Street Journal reports that the NFL also plans to ramp […]  More