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

Dish Network to Use Slingbox for TV Everywhere

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Dish Network announced a partnership with Sling Media (a wholly owned subsidiary of Echostar) to use its Slingbox technology in order to create a “TV Everywhere” line of products.  The new devices and servis will allow Dish Network subscribers to watch live TV or DVR recordings […]  More

PRG Taps Riedel’s RockNet Audio Network Equipment

PRG, which provides audio, video, lighting, and scenic services for high profile corporate and entertainment events, has invested in a comprehensive stock of RockNet digital audio network equipment from Riedel Communications. Riedel delivered an extensive set of RockNet input, output, and mixing console modules as well as inline repeaters and fiber optic connections RockNet is […]  More

NBC to Air Six Kentucky Derby Prep Races

NBC Sports will broadcast six major prep races leading up to the Kentucky Derby this year.  The network currently owns rights to the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes and is looking to win back the first leg of Triple Crown when ESPN-ABC’s five-year Kentucky Derby contract run out in 2011.  More

Utah Scientific Joins Forces with Barco

Utah Scientific has announced an agreement with Barco to integrate Barco’s high-resolution multiviewers with Utah Scientific routing switchers. The newly integrated systems will allow operators to instantly identify the status of multiple video sources in television and other video operations.  More

Canon Releases Three New Wireless File Transmitter Units

Canon U.S.A. has announced the release of three new wireless file transmitter units to accompany each of its three professional Digital SLR Camera models. The three wireless file transmitters (WFT-E2 II A, WFT-E4 II A, and WFT-E5A) provide several new wireless connectivity options to users of the EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II, and […]  More

Harris adds Dawson, Walt to Digital Signage Team

Harris Broadcast Communications has brought on Carre Dawson and Rebecca Walt as directors of business development as part of its expansion of the broadcast communication digital signage department. Dawson will be in charge of North America’s western region while Walt will focus on the eastern region. “They are well-connected and have impressive records of success […]  More

3D TV Roundup: Glasses-Free Technology Still Far From Perfect

Everyone got a long look at some glasses-free 3D at CES in Las Vegas and while the technology is still far from perfect, it remains chalked full of promise. Endgadet reports that Intel’s demo of glasses-free 3D provided, “loads of depth, and everything appeared buttery smooth,” but only from certain angles. The full 3D experience […]  More

Polecam Featured at B&H Studio in NYC

The Studio – B&H has added a the Polecam Pro 1 System model to the Studio’s showroom, which is adjacent to the B&H Superstore in New York City. The Studio allows production professionals to experience first hand a selection of high-end products from top companies. Visitors can evaluate and compare equipment, watch live demos, and […]  More