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: Holophone Mics Capture Audio from Opening Ceremonies, Hockey Facility

Holophone products are currently being employed by several networks from around the world for their coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The Holophone H2-PRO 7.1 surround mic, Holophone’s flagship product, was utilized for the Opening Ceremonies and is also being used for hockey broadcasts from Canada Hockey Place. In addition, PortaMic 5.1 surround […]  More

Mobile TV Group Orders 20 Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite Cameras

The Mobile Television Group has ordered 20 new LDK 8000 Elite cameras from Grass Valley for its fleet of HD mobile production trucks. The Mobile Television Group (MTVG) selected the new LDK 8000 Elite cameras based on their experience with the LDK 6000 cameras. The LDK 8000 cameras, which are slated for MTVG’s newest truck […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Tests Out New Technologies to Gauge Olympics Audience

NBC has rolled out several experimental strategies to accurately gauge the pulse of the estimated 185 million unique viewers that will watch the Vancouver Games. NBC will release a daily “total audience measurement index” or “TAMi” that will tally how many people watched the Olympics on the network, NBC Universal’s many cable channels, NBCOlympics.com, and […]  More

Audio-Technica Announces Updates to 3000 Series Wireless Microphone Systems

Audio-Technica has announced updates to its 3000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems, which now offer 1001 selectable UHF frequencies in 25 kHz spacing in three available frequency bands, including the new I Band. Nine new pre-coordinated frequency scan groups simplify selection of usable frequencies in a multi-channel wireless system. The UniPak body-pack transmitter […]  More

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