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

The Longest 11 Minutes in Sports

As the biggest weekends of the NFL season approach, every sports fan will devote almost entire weekends to three-hour telecasts of each NFL playoff game plus hours upon hours to the shoulder programming that surrounds them. But how much football will they actually be watching? Only 11 minutes, according to a new Wall Street Journal […]  More

NBCU to Double 2010 Olympics Coverage

NBC Universal has laid out its 2010 Winter Olympics schedule and is nearly doubling its coverage from the Torino, Italy Games in 2006. NBCU will offer 835 hours of coverage (compared to 419 hours for the 2006 Games) from all 15 sports competitions across six different platforms – NBC, USA, MSNBC, CNBC, Universal HD, and […]  More

2D Viewers Fall by Wayside in 3D Hoopla

The trend toward 3D has left many 2D viewers who aren’t interested in the new technology in the dust. While widespread 3D TV is still a long way away, some people simply don’t want it. What are they to do? Rafe Needleman at CNET takes a look at where this large segment of the TV […]  More

IOC May Hold Off On Bidding for 2014, 2016 Games

The International Olympic Committee is seriously considering delaying the bidding for the 2014 and 2016 Games until next year due to the major broadcasters’ continued struggles as a result of a shaky advertising market. According to The Wall Street Journal, the IOC had planned to sell the television rights this spring following the 2010 Vancouver […]  More

Muller Added to Salzbrenner Stagetec Marketing Team

Salzbrenner Stagetec has added Desiree Muller to its marketing team in order to coordinate the press and public relations of the company as well as support the marketing efforts of the national and international distribution partners. “The Mediagroup is a worldwide conglomerate with activities in the Broadcast and Theatre markets.  With manufacturing facilities across Germany, […]  More

Sweetwater Productions Utilizes FFV’s Omega HD DVR

California-based video production equipment rental provider Sweetwater Digital Productions has selected Fast Forward Video’s Omega HD digital video recorder (DVR) as a central component in its mobile HD broadcast service offering. The Omega HD is now featured in all of Sweetwater’s production trucks and provides a cost-effective solution for dependable video playout and replay for […]  More

Ross Video Releases New Quad Split Video Processor

Ross Video has announced the release of a new quad split video processor, the QSP-8229. The QSP-8229 monitors up to four video inputs combined into a single quad split output with configurable quadrant labeling and bordering with transparency.  The four configurable outputs can be assigned to be a quad output or a pass through of […]  More

Intelsat Provides Communication Network to Devastated Haitians

Within hours of the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week, Intelsat established two communication networks — one in C band and one in Ku band — to provide vital communication links. The two networks, set up via Intelsat’s satellite and terrestrial network infrastructure (including its GlobalConnexSM Network Broadband service), are supporting […]  More

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