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

Kroenke Sports Taps Txtstation for Mobile Campaign at Pepsi Center

Kroenke Sports Enterprises has launched a wide-ranging mobile campaign for Pepsi Center and the three teams it plays host to – the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and the Colorado Mammoth.  The campaign, in partnership with AT&T and powered by Txtstation, includes multiple text clubs to engage and inform its fans of ongoing news, as […]  More

Michael White: DirecTV to Expand RSNs, Focus on 3D

Recently named DirecTV CEO Michael White outlined his strategy for the satellite provider during a conference call with analysts this week. He plans include further expansion of DirecTV’s 3D capabilities as well as a possibly adding to its trio of regional sports networks. According to Multichannel News, White sees DirecTV’s position in the sports realm […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Dominates Idol in Wednesday Night Ratings

For the first time since 2004, American Idol was not the top-rated primtime show in its timeslot, as NBC’s Olympic coverage dominated the Wednesday ratings war. NBC topped Fox’s Idol across the broad for the entire 9 p.m. hour and in most demographics. According to TV by the Numbers, In the 9pm hour, Idol averaged […]  More

Non-Profit Portland Station Purchases 30 JVC Camcorders

Portland Community Media TV has taken delivery of 30 new JVC GY-HM100 ProHD camcorders. Based out of Portland, OR, Portland Community Media TV (PCM-TV) is a a nonprofit organization dedicated to community access media production, video training workshops, and video production services for government and nonprofit agencies. The camcorders are being used to train the […]  More

NBA Digital Sets Record for Video Streams During All-Star Weekend

The live attendance for a basketball game was not the only record to fall during the 2010 NBA All-Star festivities last weekend. Along with the 108,713 attendees in Dallas Cowboys Stadium, NBA Digital also established the all-time record for video streams during NBA All-Star weekend with more than 17 million, an increase of more than […]  More

ESPN Beefs Up College Lacrosse Coverage

ESPN will air 57 men’s and women’s college lacrosse games this season, mostly on ESPNU. The network’s most extensive schedule to date will begin Feb. 19 with a regular season match and conclude on May 31 with the NCAA National Championship game. For the first time, every NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship game will […]  More

Big South, NeuLion Revamp BigSouthSports.com

The Big South Network streams more than 600 live sporting events each year on BigSouthSports.com, so it is no surprise that the Conference’s redesigned website focuses on one thing – video. The new Website, which launched earlier this week, is a joint venture between the Big South Conference and NeuLion. In addition to a new […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC’s Lack of Live Streaming Stirs Controversy

Several media outlets and blogs have begun to voice their complaints over NBC’s decision to cut down the live-streaming of events from the Vancouver Games compared to the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. On Tuesday, Deadspin published the e-mail address of NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol and urged readers to complain about the lack of […]  More

JVC Unveils Vérité G Series of Professional LCD Monitors

JVC Professional Products has announced the upcoming release of its new Vérité “G Series” of professional LCD monitors, which feature 3G and dual-link HD/SD-SDI (1080p/60 4:4:4) inputs. The 17-inch DT-V17G1Z and the 24-inch DT-V24G1Z are designed for broadcast, studio, mobile, and field applications that demand accurate color reproduction for critical image evaluation. “JVC’s LCD monitors […]  More