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

Spectra Logic’s T-Finity Earns Award at Storage Visions Conference

Spectra Logic’s T-Finity enterprise tape library was named Product of the Year in the Professional Media and Entertainment Storage category at the ninth annual Storage Visions Conference in Las Vegas earlier this month. The Storage Visions Awards recognize companies that are advancing storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, the media and entertainment industries, and visionary […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Swiss Broadcaster Employs Stagetec Audio Equipment for Games Coverage

Swiss broadcasting corporation SRG SSR Suisse will report 16 hours per day from the 2010 Vancouver Games and have selected Salzbrenner Stagetec audio equipment to do so. TV Productioncenter Zurich (tpc), the production subsidiary of SRG SSR, will install two control rooms – one in Vancouver and one in Whistler – and a main switching […]  More

TV2GO Taps Adtec Encoders for World Junior Hockey Championships

TV2GO utilized Adtec Digital encoders during their run as the primary international distributor of the 2010 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships earlier this month in Canada. Held in Saskatchewan, the Under-20 Championships featured 10 teams from around the world.  TV2GO was entrusted with the task of distributing the action to six nations on the opposite […]  More

Apple To Unveil Tablet Today, Continue 11th Hour Negotiations with Publishers

Today’s unveiling of the highly-anticipated Apple Tablet has everyone abuzz, and not just in the newspaper and magazine industries.  According to Broadcasting & Cable, television executives are weighing the effects that it could have on the dynamics of their business models. The Wall Street Journal reports that as of last night, book publishers were still […]  More

Comcast Has Big Plans for 3D

Comcast will aim to become the biggest 3D-programming provider in the country, according to Derek Harrar, SVP and GM of video services for the cable provider. Comcast currently offers anaglyph 3D versions of the movie The Final Destination on demand (in both SD and HD) and has placed a major focus on developing it 3D […]  More

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