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. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Sports Content Management & Storage (SCMS) Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. 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.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

RSN Summit 2018: League Leaders Offer Perspectives on State of Regional-Sports Biz

As the sports-media landscape is transformed by fans’ changing consumption habits, the relationship between leagues and regional sports networks has never been more important. At SVG’s third-annual RSN Summit last month, broadcast-operations leaders from the NBA and the NHL joined execs from Fox Sports Regional Networks and Pac-12 Networks to discuss a wide variety of […]  More

fuboTV Becomes First vMVPD To Launch 4K HDR10 With 2018 FIFA World Cup Matches

Sports-focused streaming service fuboTV has launched 4K HDR10 support in beta, becoming the first virtual multichannel–video-programming distributor (vMVPD) to offer content in UHD and HDR. Starting today, 2018 FIFA World Cup matches on Fox and FS1 (but not Fox Sports bonus feeds) are available in 4K HDR10 with fuboTV on all Chromecast and Fire TV devices […]  More

NBC Sports Spreads Its Tech Feathers With New ‘Peacock Pit Box’ on NASCAR Coverage

While the broadcast debut of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR on NBC booth is creating plenty of buzz around NBC’s first races of the season this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the uber-popular retired driver isn’t the only new addition to the network’s NASCAR coverage this year. Echoing its rink-side “Inside the Glass” position on […]  More

DOJ Approves Disney’s $71B Bid for Fox on the Condition That It Divest All 22 Fox RSNs

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox on Wednesday on the condition that Disney divest all of Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, which it has agreed to do. The government’s approval likely throws a wrench in Comcast’s competing bid for Fox’s assets […]  More

WWE Makes It Official: SmackDown Live Moving to Fox, Monday Night Raw Staying on USA Network

WWE has inked a new pair of five-year rights deals that will see Monday Night Raw return to USA Network and SmackDown Live move to Fox broadcast network. The deals begin in 2019 with USA Network paying $265 million annually and Fox Sports paying $205 million annually, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Fox-Smackdown deal […]  More

DAZN, Bellator Ink Nine-Figure, Multiyear Streaming Rights Deal

Viacom-owned MMA promoter Bellator has inked a multiyear global distribution agreement with Perform Group’s DAZN sports-streaming service. The nine-figure global deal will see 22 Bellator fights streamed live and on demand every year on DAZN. All the fights be will available in every country where DAZN is available, which includes Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Japan, Canada and, from this summer, the […]  More

NHL Draft: NBC, NHL Network Roll Out Big-Production Guns at American Airlines Center

The NHL Draft arrives in Dallas tonight, as league execs and top prospects descend upon American Airlines Center to plot out the future of the league’s 31 franchises. A quartet of broadcasters are on-site covering it all, with NBC and NHL Network handling stateside coverage and Sportsnet and TVA delivering English and French coverage to […]  More

Riot Games Boosts At-Home Production at League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational

The concept of at-home production is nothing new for Riot Games, which has been leveraging its West Los Angeles esports-production facility in some fashion for its live productions around the globe for several years. However, over the past 18 months, the videogame publisher has been working on taking the productions to the next level with […]  More