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

NBC Sports Adds PylonCams, Line-to-Gain MarkerCams for NFC Divisional Playoff Matchup

When it comes to live sports productions, it simply doesn’t get much bigger than NBC Sports’ weekly Sunday Night Football. However, the Peacock has once again upped the technological ante even further for the NFL Playoffs, adding four PylonCam systems and a pair of line-to-gain MarkerCams to its camera complement. In addition, NBC is rolling […]  More

ESPN Ends MNF Season on a High Note With AFC Wild Card Thriller

ESPN closed out the NFL season with a win on Saturday. The Houston Texans’ heart-pounding 22-19 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills was the most-viewed NFL Wild Card Game ever on ESPN and ABC (averaging 26,409,000 viewers across ABC, ESPN, and ESPN Deportes). ESPN’s colossal production at Houston’s NRG Stadium served as a fitting crescendo […]  More

SVG Summit Draws Packed House for 14th-Annual Gathering of Sports-Production Pros

The 14th-annual SVG Summit brought together a record crowd of more than 1,500 sports-production professionals at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel on Dec. 16-17 for two days of star-studded keynotes, informational panels and workshops, and an inside look at some of the most groundbreaking productions of 2019 and coming up in 2020. With 50 […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Primestream’s Claudio Lisman and Alan Dabul on New IP, Bonded-Cellular Recording Applications

As the live-production and sports-broadcast industries have been transitioning from baseband to IP in recent years, Primestream has been developing new IP and bonded-cellular recording applications to serve evolving needs. With Primestream’s new IP Ingest App, users can easily capture streaming, camera, and broadcast sources — HLS, MPEG Dash, RTSP, NDI ProRes, and SMPTE 2022 […]  More

Altitude Sports Launches 4K HDR Telecasts on DirecTV

Altitude Sports will make history tonight when it becomes the first regional sports network in the U.S. to produce all its home games in 1080p HDR and distribute them in 4K HDR. It all starts tonight when Altitude teams up with Mobile TV Group to produce a 1080p HDR feed of the Orlando Magic–Denver Nuggets […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Adds 10 Inductees During Unforgettable Ceremony

The sports-broadcasting industry came together last night for the 13th-annual Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the New York Hilton Midtown. Industry legends from both in front of and behind the camera were inducted during a memorable, emotional evening hosted by Mary Carillo, a Hall of Famer herself. All table sales, totaling more […]  More

SVG Esports Production Summit: A Closer Look at the Technology Behind the Show

In recent years, no live-production sector has pushed the boundaries of technology more than esports has. In an effort to create a unique fan experience, live-esports producers have embraced a wealth of next-gen technologies and workflows, including AR and virtual graphics, UHD and HDR cameras/lenses, cloud- and object-based storage, data and stats integrations, and the […]  More

NBC Sports Group Teams With Sony, Verizon on 5G Live-Production Demo at SNF Game

Sony Imaging Products & Solutions, Sony Mobile Communications, and Verizon teamed up with NBC Sports Group on a 5G live-production demo during Sunday Night Football‘s Houston Texans–New England Patriots matchup at NRG Stadium in Houston on Dec. 1. An NBC Sports camera operator captured video of the game on the field using Sony’s PXW-Z450 shoulder […]  More