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

Outdoor Channel Steps Up Digital Media Efforts

After pushing its television distribution base to some 34.5 million households, Outdoor Channel has relaunched its website and appointed a new executive to lead the network’s digital media department. The renewed focus on digital media will be led by Todd Merkow, who’s new responsibilities will entail managing and growing the network’s online, mobile, and attendant […]  More

Sportsman Channel Continues to Grow, Launches HD Network

Outdoor Channel more than doubled its subscriber base last year, adding 11 million homes to boost its total to 20 million.  The network now hopes to make a quick jump to 25 million homes in the “near future,” according to Sportsman president Willy Burkhardt. In addition, Multichannel News reports that the network announced plans for […]  More

YouTube to Stream Live IPL Cricket Matches

YouTube looks to be jumping onto the live sports scene following a deal with India Premier League to televise its cricket matches live in every country except the U.S. (Willow TV holds the IPL’s North American internet rights). Broadcasting & Cable reports that fans logging onto the dedicated site at YouTube.com/IPL will be able to […]  More

New Discovery 3D Network To Be Named 3DNet?

3DNet has emerged as the favorite as the name for the new Discovery-Sony-IMAX 3D network, which is expected to launch in about a year. According to Broadcasting & Cable, Discovery filed a trademark application for “3DNet” on Jan. 5 and a trademark for a logo two days later. The venture represents the first 24-hour 3D […]  More

Euphonix Announces EuCon 2.5.1 Software Update

Euphonix has announced a major software update for the MC Pro and System 5-MC DAW controllers – EuCon 2.5.1. The update includes Snow Leopard and Windows 7 compatibility, updated Logic 9 and Pyramix 6.1.8 support, and a series of bug fixes and feature updates. EuCon is a high-speed Ethernet control protocol developed by Euphonix that […]  More

Angenieux Optimo Rouge Lenses Now Available at NYC’s The Studio – B&H

Lens manufacturer Thales Angenieux’s Optimo Rouge lenses and and a selection of other broadcast and film lenses from the company’s Academy Award-winning design team are now available through The Studio – B&H. Located in midtown Manhattan, The Studio – B&H is a showroom that gives customers the opportunity to test and compare a wide range […]  More

EchoStar Donating Satellite Comm Services to Haiti Relief Agencies

EchoStar Satellite Services is donating satellite communications services to Haiti relief agencies following the disastrous earthquake. As part of its outreach, EchoStar notified the FCC about its intentions on Jan. 14. EchoStar is offering Ku-band satellite bandwidth capacity from its EchoStar IX satellite located at 121 degrees W.L. Relief agencies seeking to establish an emergency […]  More

TVTI Selects ViewCast Osprey 700e HD Video Capture Cards

TVTI Video Technologies has selected ViewCast’s Osprey 700e HD video capture cards to support the company’s video analytics solutions and services for professional sports teams. TVTI offers a range of customizable video services that are designed to provide coaches with quick, easy access to video clips. Clients have the option to implement onsite video systems […]  More

HTN Launches V-Stream Consulting

HTN Communications has introduced V-Stream Consulting, a new service that customizes clients’ online video streaming infrastructure to fit their needs. HTN’s V-Stream Consulting allows teams and networks to develop their HD video on demand content delivery structures while still adhering to a strict budget. The new service offers online HD/SD live event video streaming coordination […]  More