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

CES 2010: Higher Turnout Than 2009 Show

After a down year in 2009, the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show drew 120,000 attendees.  According to Broadcasting & Cable, the 2010 number is well above the 113,085 attendees counted in 2009, but well below the 141,150-person headcount in 2009 before the global recession hit. The show was highlighted by 3D TVs, Internet-enabled TVs, Mobile DTV […]  More

Sony, All Mobile Video to Build 3D-Capable HD Truck

In yet another move that blazes the trail for the future of 3D TV, Sony and New York-based All Mobile Video has announced that it will build a fully 3D-capable HD production truck that will be unveiled at the NAB convention in Las Vegas this April. Broadcasting and Cable reports that the truck will be […]  More

Dish Network to Use Slingbox for TV Everywhere

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Dish Network announced a partnership with Sling Media (a wholly owned subsidiary of Echostar) to use its Slingbox technology in order to create a “TV Everywhere” line of products.  The new devices and servis will allow Dish Network subscribers to watch live TV or DVR recordings […]  More

PRG Taps Riedel’s RockNet Audio Network Equipment

PRG, which provides audio, video, lighting, and scenic services for high profile corporate and entertainment events, has invested in a comprehensive stock of RockNet digital audio network equipment from Riedel Communications. Riedel delivered an extensive set of RockNet input, output, and mixing console modules as well as inline repeaters and fiber optic connections RockNet is […]  More

NBC to Air Six Kentucky Derby Prep Races

NBC Sports will broadcast six major prep races leading up to the Kentucky Derby this year.  The network currently owns rights to the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes and is looking to win back the first leg of Triple Crown when ESPN-ABC’s five-year Kentucky Derby contract run out in 2011.  More

Utah Scientific Joins Forces with Barco

Utah Scientific has announced an agreement with Barco to integrate Barco’s high-resolution multiviewers with Utah Scientific routing switchers. The newly integrated systems will allow operators to instantly identify the status of multiple video sources in television and other video operations.  More

Canon Releases Three New Wireless File Transmitter Units

Canon U.S.A. has announced the release of three new wireless file transmitter units to accompany each of its three professional Digital SLR Camera models. The three wireless file transmitters (WFT-E2 II A, WFT-E4 II A, and WFT-E5A) provide several new wireless connectivity options to users of the EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II, and […]  More

Harris adds Dawson, Walt to Digital Signage Team

Harris Broadcast Communications has brought on Carre Dawson and Rebecca Walt as directors of business development as part of its expansion of the broadcast communication digital signage department. Dawson will be in charge of North America’s western region while Walt will focus on the eastern region. “They are well-connected and have impressive records of success […]  More