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

CES 2010: Samsung Unveils ‘3D Home Ecosystem’

At its Consumer Electronics Show press conference Wednesday in Las Vegas, Samsung presented a package of 3D TV products, including from televisions, glasses, Blu-ray players, and a home theater system. The “3D Home Ecosystem” is expected to go on sale later this year. In addition, Samsung announced a partnership with DreamWorks and Technicolor to promote […]  More

CES 2010: Panasonic to Release 3D HDTVs This Spring

In addition to the big announcement that Panasonic will be exclusively presenting DirecTV’s 3D channels, the company rolled out a plethora of new products and plans at its Consumer Electronics Show press conference Wednesday in Las Vegas. Panasonic announced plans to roll out a full line of HD 3D TVs this spring with 3D shutter […]  More

CES 2010: Dish Network, NeuLion Enter Pact on IPTV

Dish Network and NeuLion announced at the Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday that they have entered into a multi-year partnership in which NeuLion will distribute certain DISH Network international channels using its IPTV service. The arrangement will provide customers without access to satellite TV the ability to watch selected Dish Network international channels over the […]  More

Fujinon Sets Up Tech Service Center for Vancouver Games

Fujinon USA has erected a technical service center in downtown Vancouver for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, which will serve as the technical headquarters for all Fujinon lenses used during the event. The service center will be active from the opening to the closing ceremonies with fully trained employees prepared to perform any service or […]  More

CES 2010: Sharp Debuts QuadPixel Technology on Aquos TV Line

Sharp arrived at CES with a plethora of televisions to present, highlighted by the new Aquos LED LCD TV series featuring QuadPixel technology, which adds yellow to the typical RGB colors used by HDTVs.  The technology allows for more than a trillion colors to be displayed.  The Aquos line boasts a 1.6 inch thin frame […]  More

CES 2010: Toshiba Unveils Cell TV with 2D-to-3D Capability

Toshiba spent most of its CES press conference discussing the new Cell TV line, which promises the ability to convert nearly all 2D content into 3D. While there were very few details released regarding pricing and availability, the set is expected to be extremely pricey. Cell TV features the same ultra-fast processor which runs Sony’s […]  More

CES 2010: LG Unveils 6.9mm Thin HDTV

At the day’s opening press conference at CES, LG offered those in attendance a look at it’s new shockingly thin 6.9 mm LED-backlit HDTV. The ultra-thin set could be available to the public as soon as the end of 2010, according to Engadget.  More

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