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

Vancouver 2010: In-House Radio Network Provides Figure Skating Spectators with Live Commentary

For the first time at a Winter Games, fans can purchase closed-circuit radios to follow figure skating on an in-house radio network, dubbed Axel Radio. About 1,400 have been sold. The spectators receive expert analysis, detailed explanations of the complex scoring system, trivia, and humorous commentary. According to the New York Times, similar radio broadcasts […]  More

MaxPreps Partners with Agile Sports Technologies on “Hudl” Video Editing System

Online high school sports network MaxPreps.com has partnered with Agile Sports Technologies to become the exclusive sales agent for Hudl, Agile’s Internet-based sports video editing system. Operating entirely on the Internet, the Hudl system gives coaches the ability to edit their team’s video and conduct scouting analysis from any Internet-connected computer. MaxPreps.com will market the […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Ratings Up 28% Through Nine Nights

NBC continues to score big ratings with its coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, pulling in 26.3 million average viewers through the first nine nights of the coverage. That mark represents a 28% advantage over the 20.6 million for the first nine nights from 2006 Games in Torino, Italy. The network also easily won the […]  More

Tiger’s Apology Drives Big Ratings for ESPN, Golf Channel

As expected Tiger Woods’ apology statement last Friday roped in huge ratings ESPN’s plethora of networks as well as the Golf Channel. ESPN notched a 1.4 rating during Wood’s live statement concerning his extramarital affairs – three times what the network posted in that time slot 24 hours earlier (0.4). ESPN2’s audience was 48 percent […]  More

Speed Announces Plans for NASCAR-Themed Talent Show

Speed has announced that it will debut a grassroots talent show in the vein of American Idol, which will be taped at stops along the NASCAR circuit. Fast Track to Fame will premier on March 1 and run for 10 episodes on the News Corp.-owned network with Michael Waltrip serving as the host. According to […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Ericsson Supplies Encoding Solutions for NBC

For the third consecutive Olympic Games, NBC is utilizing Ericsson encoding solutions for its coverage. After working with NBC Olypmics on the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2006 Winter Olympics from Torino, Italy, Ericsson is now providing encoding solutions for the network’s 835 hours of total coverage at the Vancouver Games. NBC is deploying a […]  More

Masstech Adds Barnshaw as Northeast Region Sales Manager

Masstech Group has brought on Bob Barnshaw as northeast region sales manager. Barnshaw will report directly to Doug Hinahara, VP of sales and marketing. Based in Westford, MA, Barnshaw will be responsible for extending Masstech Group’s significant customer base in the region, establishing new prospective contacts and developing regional sales programs. “I am very pleased […]  More

Premier Greek Broadcaster Outfits New Studio with Miranda Equipment

Nova TV, Greece’s premier film and sports playout provider, has installed Miranda Technologies’ Kaleido-X16 multi-viewer and multiple Imagestore 750 channel branding processors at its primary facility. The compact Kaleido-X16 multi-viewer features 16-inputs, and dual multi-viewer outputs, and offers the same picture quality, layout flexibility, and usability as the top of the range Kaleido-X processors. “The […]  More

Audio-Technica Unveils MCB4 IEM Antenna Combiner

Audio-Technica has introduced its MCB4 IEM Antenna Combiner, which allows the signals of up to four A-T M3 Wireless In-Ear Monitor stereo transmitters to be combined onto a single transmitting antenna, reducing rack clutter. A wide-band unit that operates over a nominal 470-865 MHz range, the MCB4 is not only designed to complement Audio-Technica M3 […]  More