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

Sim Video Invests in Fujinon PL Series Lenses

Toronto-based video equipment rental provider Sim Video recently purchased Fujinon PL Series 18-85mm/T2.0 and 75-400mm/T2.8-T3.8 zoom lenses.  Sim Video is the first customer to add the 75-400mm/T2.8-T3.8 to its rental inventory. Designed for the latest digital and film PL mount cameras, the two lenses are the first models from Fujinon’s new PL Series of zoom […]  More

CSN Chicago Shatters Blackhawks Ratings Record

For the third time this season, Comcast SportsNet Chicago delivered its highest rating ever for a Chicago Blackhawks regular season game on Jan. 7, scoring a 3.43 household rating during the Blackhawks road game against the Boston Bruins. The Blackhawks’ 5-3 victory was their fifth in a row and pushes the team’s point total to […]  More

CES 2010: Panasonic Unveils Revolutionary All-in-One 3D Camera

In what looks to be one of the more groundbreaking camera releases in recent memory, Panasonic has announced that it will release the world’s first professional, fully integrated HD 3D camcorder this fall. Unveiled at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Full HD 3D camcorder integrates two cameras into a single rig, […]  More

Advance Auto Parts Shoot Promo Video with Panasonic VariCam 2700

As part of a major rebranding effort, Advance Auto Parts recently shot an HD publicity video using Panasonic VariCam2700 P2 HD camcorders. This week 6,000 managers of Advance Auto Parts stores viewed the video at a national sales meeting and the footage will ultimately be re-purposed for commercial spots, on-line content, and a mini-documentary. The […]  More

French Sports Network Taps Quantel for Digital Production and Delivery System

Quantel has designed and installed an integrated production and delivery system for for L’Equipe TV, France’s No. 1 sports information channel. The broadcast, online, and mobile content  system has been up and running since October, allowing L’Equipe 24/24 and L’Equipe Production to provide digital content to cable and satellite channels, the internet, digital radio channels, […]  More

CES 2010: Harris Assists in Mobile DTV Demonstrations

Harris Broadcast Communications will support several live ATSC Mobile DTV demonstrations designed to exhibit the viability of digital mobile broadcasting to consumers and receiver manufacturers at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Harris will support over-the-air broadcasts for Las Vegas digital TV stations KLAS-DT (CBS affiliate) and KVMY (MyNetworkTV affiliate) at the Open […]  More

Rose Parade Broadcast on Univision in HD Thanks to Adtec Digital

On New Years Day, Flying Cow Satellite Services was able to broadcast the 121st Rose Parade live and in high definition on the Univision Network thanks to Adtec Digital’s mediaHUB-HD Pro encoder. Flying Cow Satellite Services provided the transmission of the vividly colorful parade in 1080i HD using Adtec Digital’s mediaHUB-HD Pro high definition MPEG […]  More

XOS Puts HD Replay on College Football’s Radar

As the HD revolution continues to take over college football, XOS Technologies is taking the next step with HD instant replay. Already among the leaders in instant replay for college football, the XOS HD Replay system aims to sharpen officiating tools. “Most of the [NCAA conferences] knew that this was coming,” says Bryan Bedford, director […]  More

Alabama Football Relies on Wavecam To Prep for BCS Championship

As the Alabama Crimson Tide prepared this week for Thursday’s BCS Championship Game showdown with the Texas Longhorns, they boasted an extra weapon unique in almost all of college football: the Wavecam. When the University of Alabama remodeled the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility following the 2008 football season, the school began looking into ways to […]  More