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

CSN Chicago Unveils NHL Out-of-Market Games Package

Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the cable home of the Chicago Blackhawks, will add 18 live “best of” out-of-market games to its 2010 schedule. Comcast RSNs have been airing out-of-market games in this manner since Comcast-owned Versus obtained the national TV rights to the NHL five seasons ago. Most CSN networks air between 12 and 24 out-of-market […]  More

Tennis Channel Files FCC Complaint Against Comcast

Tennis Channel has filed a program carriage rule complaint with the FCC against Comcast accusing the cable provider of discriminating against the network in favor of its own cable channels, Versus and Golf Channel. According to Multichannel News, the complaint accuses Comcast of unfairly locking Tennis Channel into a sports tier that reaches 2.6 million […]  More

3D May Hit Cable Sooner Than Later

With all the excitement surrounding 3D TV technology at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, cable television is looking to jump on the bandwagon. “There’s been a lot of success with 3D movies in Hollywood, but the opportunity that cable sees is broader than that,” says David Broberg, VP of consumer video […]  More

Sling Media Unveils Four New OEM Products at CES

Sling Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar, will release four new OEM video placeshifting products at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – The Slingbox 700U, Sling Receiver 300, Sling Monitor 150, and Sling Touch Control 100. These products allow consumers to watch video around their home or around the world. “For […]  More

JVC Releases New 3D Image Processor and Coverter

JVC Professional Products has unveiled the IF-2D3D1 Stereoscopic Image Processor, which serves as a 2D-to-3D converter or as a 3D left/right mixer. The processor allows video content producers to easily convert 2D material to 3D in real time or shoot and monitor original content in 3D. The IF-2D3D1 provides line-by-line, side-by-side, top-bottom, or checkerboard 3D […]  More

Anton/Bauer to Provide Power Solutions for NBC Olympic Coverage

Anton/Bauer will once again provide batteries, chargers, and lighting for NBC’s Olympic coverage at the 2010 Vancouver Games. Anton/Bauer, a brand of the Vitec Group, has supplied mobile power solutions and accessories for NBC’s Olympic coverage since 1996. In addition to providing batteries, chargers, and lighting for the Vancouver Games (Feb. 12-28), Anton/Bauer will assist […]  More

Stagetec-CP Communications Partnership Forged at LTS

This year’s SVG League Technology Summit on Dec. 15 in New York was yet another grand success, attracting a who’s who of sports broadcasting and remote sports production heavyweights. Industry veterans and newcomers were given the chance to meet and mingle – and apparently forge some long-term partnerships as well.  CP Communications and Stagetec have […]  More

The Golf Channel Goes HD

The long-awaited HD transition at The Golf Channel is officially underway as the network will reveal its new studio and first HD studio broadcast tonight at 6 p.m. on Golf Central. According to Multichannel News, the Comcast-owned channel is available to 82 million U.S. homes and another 40 million around the world.  More