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

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

NewTek Tricaster To Stream Live Video from NBA All-Star Weekend

The NBA will use NewTek’s TriCaster HD/SD portable live production system to live stream the 2010 NBA All-Star Jam Session, Slam Dunk Showdown, and NBA D-Leauge Dream Factory this weekend in Dallas. The Tricaster will also be used throughout the weekend to drive live venue video of all the action on the court to courtside […]  More

Vancouver 2010: No Getting Around Tape Delay for NBC

At the 2010 Winter Games, NBC will air fewer events on tape delay than in previous Olympics because Vancouver is in time zone-friendly North America, but several events will still be recorded earlier in the day and show on the network in primetime. Major skiing events, like downhill and slalom, need daylight and therefore cannot […]  More

Daktronics’ Mobile-to-Screen Service Allows Fans to Get in the Game

Daktronics has unveiled a new internet-based mobile marketing solution that provides mobile interactivity for sports fans, including text-to-screen, picture-to-screen, text-to-vote, text-to-win, trivia and quizzes, security communications, and crowd sourcing capabilities. “Daktronics is offering a fully functional platform for mobile marketing, comparable feature for feature with any other provider out there,” says Jon Grann, Daktronics Product […]  More