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

Linear Acoustic Teams Up with TSL on Audio Monitor

Linear Acoustic and TSL Professional Products Group have teamed up once again for their latest product – the PAMbDa-II Audio Monitor (also known as PAM2-3G16). The PAMbDa-II is a compact 2RU multichannel audio and video monitor that can display and reproduce up to eight audio channels from applied AES or SDI signals. It also has […]  More

Lange Named Executive Director of SMPTE

Barbara H. Lange has been selected as the new executive director of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and will officially undertake her new role on Jan. 20. Lange arrives at SMPTE after serving as staff director of product management and business development for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), […]  More

Daktronics Installs LED Display at Oakland U Arena

Daktronics has installed a state-of-the-art LED video display inside Athletics Center O’Rena at the Oakland University in Rochester, MI The 10 foot high by 20 foot wide LED video display is mounted to the wall at the arena, which is home to the Oakland Golden Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams. “The new […]  More

Sim Video Invests in Fujinon PL Series Lenses

Toronto-based video equipment rental provider Sim Video recently purchased Fujinon PL Series 18-85mm/T2.0 and 75-400mm/T2.8-T3.8 zoom lenses.  Sim Video is the first customer to add the 75-400mm/T2.8-T3.8 to its rental inventory. Designed for the latest digital and film PL mount cameras, the two lenses are the first models from Fujinon’s new PL Series of zoom […]  More

CSN Chicago Shatters Blackhawks Ratings Record

For the third time this season, Comcast SportsNet Chicago delivered its highest rating ever for a Chicago Blackhawks regular season game on Jan. 7, scoring a 3.43 household rating during the Blackhawks road game against the Boston Bruins. The Blackhawks’ 5-3 victory was their fifth in a row and pushes the team’s point total to […]  More

CES 2010: Panasonic Unveils Revolutionary All-in-One 3D Camera

In what looks to be one of the more groundbreaking camera releases in recent memory, Panasonic has announced that it will release the world’s first professional, fully integrated HD 3D camcorder this fall. Unveiled at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Full HD 3D camcorder integrates two cameras into a single rig, […]  More

Advance Auto Parts Shoot Promo Video with Panasonic VariCam 2700

As part of a major rebranding effort, Advance Auto Parts recently shot an HD publicity video using Panasonic VariCam2700 P2 HD camcorders. This week 6,000 managers of Advance Auto Parts stores viewed the video at a national sales meeting and the footage will ultimately be re-purposed for commercial spots, on-line content, and a mini-documentary. The […]  More

French Sports Network Taps Quantel for Digital Production and Delivery System

Quantel has designed and installed an integrated production and delivery system for for L’Equipe TV, France’s No. 1 sports information channel. The broadcast, online, and mobile content  system has been up and running since October, allowing L’Equipe 24/24 and L’Equipe Production to provide digital content to cable and satellite channels, the internet, digital radio channels, […]  More

CES 2010: Harris Assists in Mobile DTV Demonstrations

Harris Broadcast Communications will support several live ATSC Mobile DTV demonstrations designed to exhibit the viability of digital mobile broadcasting to consumers and receiver manufacturers at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Harris will support over-the-air broadcasts for Las Vegas digital TV stations KLAS-DT (CBS affiliate) and KVMY (MyNetworkTV affiliate) at the Open […]  More