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

SVG Sports OTT Forum Spotlights How D2C Services, Broadcasters, and Leagues Are Navigating Changing Landscape

Over-the-top distribution and direct-to-consumer live-streaming packages are poised to dramatically change the world of live sports video. At the second-annual Sports OTT Forum on Thursday, more than 220 attendees from across the sports-media industry shared their unique challenges and opportunities and discussed the new technologies and business opportunities facing their organizations.  More

Sports Content Management Forum: MLB Network’s Tab Butler Describes the Event’s Effect on the Storage Industry

In an age of linear broadcasts, digital streaming outlets, social-media platforms, and the unrelenting thirst for content, the need for easy callback and retrieval of archival footage and categorization of all media assets is paramount. With machine-learning techniques like artificial intelligence entering the fray, the future of media storage will be marked by complexity. At […]  More

NBC Sports’ Tour de France Coverage Adds Augmented Reality, Live On-Bike POV Cameras

As the peloton treks through brutal Pyrenees stages of the Tour de France this weekend, NBC Sports Group is providing U.S. cycling fans with a deeper look at the action than ever before. The Peacock has deployed several new production tools for its coverage of the 21-day race, including an AR-based virtual-graphics and telestrator system […]  More

MLB All-Star 2019 Wrap-Up: Specialty Cameras, Virtual Graphics Take Center Stage in Cleveland

MLB All-Star week once again featured a cavalcade of specialty cameras, unique audio solutions, and virtual graphics to capture and enhance coverage by Fox Sports, ESPN, and MLB Network. Here’s a look at the roles played by some of the key vendors onsite in Cleveland to make it all happen: CP Communications, Skycam, NEP Fletcher, […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: MLB Network’s Production Grows as All-Star Festivities Expand

Although MLB All-Star Week is a flashpoint of activity for all the broadcasters onsite, no entity is busier this week than MLB Network. In addition to producing more than 14 hours of live onsite linear programming from Cleveland over three days, MLB Network is also once again handling the world-feed production of the All-Star Game, […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2019: In Dramatic HR Derby, ESPN Takes Fans Deeper With ‘Statcast Edition,’ 4DReplay

In a night that saw a record 312 home runs — including a whopping 91 from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. alone — ESPN delivered arguably the most dramatic Home Run Derby telecast ever. Whether watching the primary telecast on ESPN or the “Statcast Edition” alternative viewing experience on ESPN2, fans were in for a treat last […]  More