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

Stagetec Crescendo Makes Inaugural Appearance at X Games

This year’s 14th Winter X Games marked the first appearance of the Stagetec Crescendo at ESPN’s annual event. As part of the new refurbishment of CP Communications’ RF5, the Crescendo was used for sub-mixing and routing all RF feeds used at the events in Aspen, CO. This was CP and Total RF Productions’ second year […]  More

MLBAM Pegs STATS LLC as Official Data Licensor

STATS LLC has agreed to a multi-year deal to serve as the official real-time data licensor for MLB Advanced Media, LP, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. STATS will distribute real-time and post-game information to media outlets around the world covering web, mobile, broadcast, iTV, and print. “Every day thousands of […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Audio-Technica To Provide Sounds of the Olympics

Over 3,000 Audio-Technica microphones will be used at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver this month. Audio-Technica has been consistently involved with the Olympics since the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. Olympic Broadcast Services Vancouver (OBSV) is the Host Broadcaster for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, responsible for producing and distributing audio and video coverage […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Verizon to Offer Interactive TV for Olympics Coverage

Verizon will offer a real-time news and information service to its FiOS subscribers, featuring interactive pull up elements that will allow viewers to access athlete bios, medal counts, and U.S. athlete updates while watching the Games on NBC Universal networks. The service is run on the EBIF (Enhanced Binary Interchange Format) platform. All FiOS homes […]  More

Polka: Sports Programming Plays Integral Role in NBCU-Comcast Deal

Matthew Polka, president of the American Cable Association, warns that sports programming could end up being a deciding factor in the approval of the proposed merger between Comcast and NBC Universal. According to Reuters, Polka wants his members to be charged the same carriage fees for Comcast-owned channels as Comcast does. However, smaller companies fear […]  More

BBC America to Televise Rugby’s Six Nations Championship

BBC America will broadcast live sports for the first time in its 12 year history with the first of five matches in rugby’s Six Nations Championship. Coverage will kick off Feb. 6 at 12 p.m. ET with a faceoff between England and Wales. The Six Nations Championship is a yearly rugby union between six sides: […]  More

Man U-Arsenal Nets Fox Soccer Channel Largest Audience Ever

Fox Soccer Channel scored it biggest audience to date on Jan. 31, bringing in 370,000 viewers for its coverage of Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal at 11 p.m. According to Multichannel News, the match narrowly edged FSC’s coverage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on July 26, 2009 between the US and Mexico. The […]  More

Dutch Broadcaster Selects Digital Rapids Encoding Systems for Olympics Coverage

Dutch public broadcaster Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) has selected Digital Rapids’ StreamZ encoding systems to power live and on-demand Internet and mobile coverage of this month’s 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver for audiences in the Netherlands. NOS will supplement their television coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Games with up to eight simultaneous live streams on […]  More

SlingPlayer App Now Available on AT&T’s 3G Network

AT&T has announced that its 3G mobile broadband network will support Sling Media’s SlingPlayer Mobile application. Sling Media (a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar) originally developed the wireless app to make efficient use of 3G network bandwidth and to conserve the finite wireless spectrum available to the wireless industry. “We’re delighted with AT&T’s decision to […]  More

NAB Adds Harris President Howard Lance as Keynote Speaker

Harris chairman, president and CEO Howard Lance will be a keynote speaker at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas. In a morning session titled “Dual Utilization of Broadcast Technology for Industry and Government” on April 14, Lance will discuss how the integration of government and commercial technologies can create “cross-over” applications that benefit both […]  More