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

Dish Network Adds Fox Soccer Channel, Sportsman Channel in HD

Dish Network has reached separate deals to add Fox Soccer Channel HD as well as Sportsman Channel and Sportsman Channel HD to its America’s Top 250 lineup. Fox Soccer Channel HD launched on Feb. 11 on Dish Network’s channel 149 and will present 3,500-plus hours of soccer coverage, including England’s Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions […]  More

Australian Broadcaster Purchases Three Quantel Servers

SBS, Australia’s national multilingual broadcaster, has purchased three of Quantel’s Enterprise sQ server based HD production systems for its operations in Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne. The Enterprise sQ systems will handle SBS’s in-house news, sports, and current affairs programing production needs. Scheduled to go on air by mid 2010, the Quantel systems will help SBS […]  More

DTS Delivers Surround Sound for Super Bowl XLIV International Broadcast

TV viewers from around the world were able to experience Super Bowl XLIV in full 5.1 surround sound courtesy of DTS Neural Surround, which was integrated into the NFL’s international HD broadcast of the game. Over 60 international broadcasters televised the game from Miami in more than 30 languages throughout 180 countries and territories. “The […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NEP Relies Exclusively on Vinten Heads at Olympics

NEP Supershooters will provide eight mobile production trailers for coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games and will mount its OB and portable cameras exclusively on Vinten pan and tilt heads. “All outdoor Winter Games sites are pretty extreme, where we’re outside for days on end in freezing temperatures,” says George Hoover, CTO at NEP Broadcasting. […]  More

XOS Digital Elevates Fitzgerald to VP – Corporate Controller

XOS Digital has announced the promotion of Brian Fitzgerald to VP – corporate controller.  Fitzgerald was previously director of finance for the company’s former XOS Digital division. As VP – corporate controller, Fitzgerald will oversee accounting and financial activities for the entire company. “Brian has proven his leadership abilities relatively quickly,” says Chris McCleary, CEO […]  More

NAB Preview: Polecam Embraces 3D HD with Pan and Tilt Heads

This April, Polecam will highlight it 3D capabilities at the NAB Show in Las Vegas and will also provide its 3D-Narrow pan and tilt head as standard with all new systems, with the option of choosing the new 3D-Wide head. Polecam’s optional 3D-Wide head allows the distance between cameras to be extended so that full […]  More

Masstech Puts Lopez in Charge of Latin America/Caribbean Sales

Masstech Group has elevated Luis Lopez to Latin America/Caribbean region sales manager. His coverage area also includes Miami and he will report direct to Doug Hinahara, VP Sales and Marketing. Lopez has been with Masstech since 2003 as a support and field engineer and most recently held the position of senior project manager, where he […]  More