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: Finnish Broadcasting Company Taps Wohler Audio Monitors

Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) has deployed seven of Wohler Technology’s AMP2-16-3G monitors to enable simultaneous real-time monitoring of 16 audio channels of 3G HD-SDI feeds during the Vancouver Winter Games. Installed at YLE’s Helsinki, Finland, facility and OB van, the compact Wohler systems offer powerful monitoring capabilities, a highly configurable interface, and wide set of […]  More

NESN Promotes Guilbault, Brown

NESN has announced the promotion of two senior executives: Ray Guilbault to COO and CFO, and Vanessa Brown to VP, human resources and organizational development. Previously, Guilbault served as the EVP and CFO while Brown served as Director of Human Resources. Guilbault joined NESN in 2001 after serving as VP and Controller of Medtronic AVE […]  More

Turner Utilizes Snell Upconverters for HD Simulcasts

A sweeping installation of more than 50 Snell Quasar Ph.C upconverters is supporting HD simulcasts for multiple entertainment networks of Turner Broadcasting System. The Quasar Ph.C systems, installed at Turner’s network operations center in Atlanta, are used to upconvert SD content and graphics for the HD simulcasts of TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, TCM, and truTV. […]  More

NAB Goes Green in 2010

NAB Show organizers will implement an array of enhanced eco-friendly strategies this year aimed at minimizing the environmental impact of the world’s largest electronic media show. The coordinated effort will encompass all areas of the NAB Show, and organizers are encouraging exhibitors and attendees to participate as well. Headlining the initiative is the launch of […]  More

Alpha Video Brings KU’s Memorial Stadium into HD Age

As the University of Kansas’ Memorial Stadium approaches its 89th birthday this October, the legendary venue is finally undergoing a much-needed renovation, highlighted by an all new HD control room courtesy of Alpha Video. The control room will feed the stadium’s brand new Daktronics HD LED video board that replaces an aging standard definition display, […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Continues Ratings Dominance Through Day Four

NBC continued its ratings dominance with the Vancouver Games on Monday, bringing in 25.2 million viewers in primetime. The evening telecast averaged a 14.2 rating/22 share, which is up from a 12.8/19 for the first Monday night of the Torino Winter Olympics in 2006. Overall, NBC’s ratings are now up 15% from 2006, averaging a […]  More

NBA All-Star Game Production Trucks Stacked with Grass Valley Gear

Last Sunday, Grass Valley provided a full battalion of HD cameras, switchers, and routers to TNT for the network’s live broadcast of the 59th NBA All-Star Game at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX. Grass Valley also supplied equipment for the host of ancillary events held at the American Airlines Arena and Dallas Convention Center […]  More

NAB Preview: Broadcast Pix To Introduce Version 8 Software for Slate Production Systems

Broadcast Pix will demonstrate Version 8 software for its line of Slate live video production systems this April at NAB in Las Vegas. Version 8 (V8) features a powerful new user interface, plus enhancements to its Fluent Multi-View, Clip Store, and Macros workflow tools. New options extend Slate’s control to ViewCast streamers and Telemetrics camera […]  More