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: Production Trucks Lined with Grass Valley Equipment

Considering the area’s abnormally warm winter thus far, Grass Valley HD gear may be easier to find at this month’s Vancouver Winter Games than snow. Grass Valley production equipment will be used extensively throughout studios and trucks at the Vancouver Winter Games to broadcast live and tape-delayed coverage of the events to viewers worldwide. Mobile […]  More

Speed Scores Second Highest Audience Ever with Danica Patrick Stock Car Debut

Danica Patrick’s stock car debut reeled in Speed’s second largest largest audience to date, as 2.4 million viewers watched the ARCA Racing Series season opener from Daytona last Saturday. The audience was second only to Speed’s exclusive coverage of last year’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. According to Multichannel News, it was also an 87% increase […]  More

Fox To Air First Soccer Match with Champions League Final

Fox will broadcast its first soccer match when the UEFA Champions League final hits the network on May 22. When Fox won the U.S. TV rights to the match last April, it was announced that the final would air on Fox’s cable channel FX.  However, the network switch means that Europe’s top club match will […]  More

Camera Corps To Unveil Mini Joystick Control at NAB 2010

Camera Corps will roll out its new ultra-compact Mini Joystick Control at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Mini Joystick Control is compatible with all Camera Corps and Egripment pan and tilt heads, including the Camera Corps Q-Ball. The device was developed for applications such as commentator-camera control or for outside-broadcast vehicles where desk […]  More

ESPN360 To Relaunch as ESPN3 in Time for Baseball Season

ESPN360.com is soon to be ESPN3.com, following an announcement from ESPN that the network’s 24-7 sports website will be officially relaunched as ESPN3 on April 4.  The new site’s debut coincides with start of baseball season and the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox opener will be streamed live on ESPN3.com “The name ESPN3.com more closely […]  More

Super Bowl XLIV Pulls in Largest Audience in Canadian History, CTV Extends TV Deal

Super Bowl XLIV scored the largest audience for a Super Bowl in the game’s history, with 6.7 million viewers tuning in on CTV (6.025 million) and RDS (650,000) last Sunday. The New Orleans Saints’ 31-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts also marks the second largest audience for any Canadian program since 1994. Overall, a total […]  More

NYC Production Facility Relies on JVC Combo Recorder for HD Dubs

Creative Group, a major post-production facility based in New York City, is currently utilizing the JVC SR-HD1500 Blu-ray and HDD combo recorder to produce HD dubs of projects for its clients. Creative Group purchased two SR-HD1500 decks last month, and is already considering investing in more. “We’re seeing more and more demand for Blu-ray,” says […]  More

Vancouver 2010: Absence of Snow Continues to Raise Concerns

Olympic organizers at Cypress Mountain continue to scramble in search of snow as athletes have begun practice runs at the resort in preparation for the Vancouver Games. The mountain will host snowboarding and freestyle skiing events in just weeks, but has struggled to maintain snow cover in the wake of an abnormally warm winter. According […]  More