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

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

Trendy UK Post-Production Studio Upgrades Quantel Suite

The Look, a high-end post-production studio in the heart of Soho in London, has upgraded its Quantel suite to full Pablo specification complete with the Neo grading panel. The Look also added a second grading suite, comprising a Quantel eQ finishing system with the QColor grading option. The Look specializes in high quality long-form and […]  More

Avid Receives Visionary Award at Storage Visions Conference

Avid was honored with the Visionary Media and Entertainment Company award at the 2010 Storage Visions Conference earlier this month at a ceremony in Las Vegas. Avid received the award for its long history of innovation in the field of shared storage. The Storage Visions Awards honor visionary products and companies advancing storage technologies and […]  More

FSN Pittsburgh Producer Suspended for Failure to Show Replay

A long-time Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh hockey producer has been suspended indefinitely for not quickly showing a replay that prevented a short-handed goal from being awarded to the Philadelphia Flyers against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Jan. 7 game. The play occurred when Flyers forward Simon Gagne’s shot appeared to cross the goal line during […]  More

Boland Promoted to Senior Producer at YES

Bill Boland has been promoted to senior producer, production at the YES Network, and will now be the lead producer for YES’ New York Yankees telecasts. The Emmy Award-winning producer will report to John Filippelli, president of production and programming at the YES Network. A 17-year TV veteran, Boland has been with YES since November […]  More

Bulk of ABC’s NASCAR Coverage Shifts to ESPN

ESPN will televise 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup races in 2010, while ABC will broadcast only three primetime Saturday races, according to Multichannel News. Over the past three seasons, ESPN has aired six races and ABC has taken the bulk of the networks’ NASCAR package with 11 races. Included in ESPN’s share of the coverage are […]  More

ESPN On Demand Hits Comcast

Comcast has officially launched ESPN On Demand, which will offer programming that includes the networks 30 for 30 documentary film series as well video from Winter X Games 14 and the upcoming World Cup in South Africa. The recently completed BCS National Championship Game, the World Series of Poker, classic boxing matches and various college […]  More

Globecomm’s Spreizer to Speak at PTC’10

Steven Spreizer, Globecomm Systems VP for network engineering, will be a featured speaker at PTC‘10 on Jan. 17 in Honolulu, HI during the “Integrating Satellite Services into the Cloud” workshop by the Society of Satellite Professionals International and the World Teleport Association. PTC‘10 is the annual conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council that brings together […]  More

3D Ads on the Horizon?

ESPN in 3D…DirecTV in 3D…Avatar in 3D…So what about Advertising in 3D? Now that the technology for 3D TV is quickly approaching, advertisers are already trying to figure out the best ways to exploit it and just how 3D ad production will work.  More

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