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 Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT conference, and also spearheaded SVG's inaugural Esports Production Forum in 2018. 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

Vancouver 2010: CTV Utilizes Dejero Technology to Distribute Olympic Torch Relay Video

CTV, Canada’s national broadcaster, has turned to a new technology to deliver live online and on-air video coverage of the Olympic Torch Relay currently winding its way through Canada. The technology, which was Developed by Waterloo, Canada, startup Dejero, identifies available cell phone bandwidth, encodes video to that bit rate and distributes outgoing video data […]  More

NFL.com to Stream Super Bowl Media Day Video

In a first, NFL.com will offer live streaming video of player interviews and press conferences at Super Bowl Media Day. According to Michael Hiestand of USA Today, the NFL will stream video of 12 player podiums from Super Bowl XLIV Media Day, which will be held on Feb. 2 at Sun Life Stadium in South […]  More

Regardless of Lockout, DirecTV Owes NFL $1 Billion in 2011

As the prospect of a NFL players lockout becomes more and more probable in 2011, DirecTV finds itself in quite a predicament. According to Multichannel News, The satellite provider is required to pay the NFL one billion dollars regardless of whether or not NFL football is even played in 2011, per a previous deal between […]  More

Grass Valley Outfits New HD Truck for Detroit PBS Station

Detroit Public TV, WTVS, is building a new 35-foot HD production truck that will include a plethora of Grass Valley technology, including six Grass Valley LDK 3000 HD cameras with LCD viewfinders, a Grass Valley Kayak 2 M/E HD production switcher, and a Grass Valley K2 Dyno HD replay system. The new HD equipment is […]  More

Pix Mix Uses Quantel Pablo to Deliver One of Europe’s First 3D Commercials

Lisbon production and post house Pix Mix used a Stereo3D-equipped Quantel Pablo to finish one of the first live action Stereo3D commercials in Europe.  The commercial was completed in time to be shown alongside recently released Stereo3D films, such as Avatar, in cinemas throughout Portugal. The 1:20 commercial was produced for Lactogal to promote its […]  More

NFL Supports Spectrum Bill to Protect Wireless Mics

The NFL has thrown its support toward those strongly backing the bill to protect wireless microphones from interference with unlicensed wireless services. These wireless mics share bandwidth with TV stations and, since the FCC approved their use in the so-called white spaces between channels, with unlicensed wireless devices including laptops and so-called smart radios. According […]  More

Ratings Up for ESPN2’s Australian Open Coverage

ESPN2’s coverage of live matches at the Australian Open has averaged 324,000 homes, which is a 31% boost from last year at the same point (247,000). The tournament is currently airing on ESPN2, ESPN2 HD (the first time the Open has been broadcast entirely in HD), and ESPN 360. The schedule has featured a total […]  More

NFL RedZone Channel To Go Mobile for 2009 Season

The NFL is planning to make its RedZone channel available on mobile devices next season, marking a drastic departure from the league’s typical stance of protecting its lucrative network TV deals first and foremost. Accoring to The Wall Street Journal, the move would allow viewers to watch NFL RedZone from areas other than their living […]  More

AFC, NFC Title Games Most Watched Since 1980’s

Last weekend’s AFC and NFC Championship games reached their largest audiences since the 1980’s.  The AFC title game on CBS was seen by an average of 46.9 million viewers, the most people since a New England Patriots-Miami Dolphins tilt in 1986 (47.5 million viewers). This year’s final NFC matchup on Fox attracted 57.9 million viewers, […]  More