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

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

Samsung Partners with RealD for 3D TV

Samsung Electronics has agreed to use RealD’s 3D display technology in its TVs, marking the third consumer electronics company in less than a month to sign with RealD. Samsung, along with most major television manufacturers, is expected to make a major push in the coming months toward 3D technology.  More

News Corp-Time Warner Deal Saves Sugar Bowl Ratings

It wasn’t much of a game, but at least it wasn’t a black out. The nasty dispute between Time Warner Cable and News Corp. over monthly subscriber fees for the Fox network and other News Corp. cable channels was settled just one hour before kickoff of 2009 Sugar Bowl. Had the two sides not come […]  More

Hot New Trends at 2010 CES?

With the Consumer Electronics Show quickly approaching, everyone is wondering what this year’s hot trends will be.  A few things we know – 3D technology, E-readers, Mobile devices. But what about the big surprises?  More

Universal Sports to Boost NBC’s Olympic Coverage

Universal Sports will lend a hand to NBC’s multi-platform coverage of February’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver with daily live studio programming and news updates.  Universal Sports, which is currently available in 57 million homes, is already running a nightly half-hour Countdown to Vancouver program and will begin its full Olympic coverage on Feb. 12, the […]  More

Rutgers Stadium Switches to HD with Hitachi Cameras

Rutgers University Stadium has installed five new Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-standard, multiformat studio/field cameras as part of its comprehensive effort to fully convert from analog to digital HD. The cameras, which are outfitted with Fujinon HD lenses, produce live 1080i HD video of game action and spectators for display on the stadium’s mammoth new 38 feet […]  More

Front Porch Digital Takes on CNN Chile Asset Management

CNN Chile is currently utilizing Front Porch Digital’s DIVArchive and DivAdirector systems to manage, transfer, secure, and organize its sizable amount of video clips.  The Santiago-based news channel was launched in Dec. 2008 and is Chile’s first 24-7 news broadcaster. Due to CNN Chile’s round-the-clock format, several versions of the same news story are produced […]  More

ESPN Regional Acquires Texas Bowl

ESPN Regional Television has acquired the Texas Bowl, marking the seventh bowl game to come under the network’s reign. The game will now feature two bowl eligible teams from the Big 12 Conference and the Big Ten Conference and continue to be played at Reliant Stadium in Houston.  More

Big East Game of the Week Hits 50 Million Households

The 2009-10 Big East Network Game of the Week basketball package is currently available to nearly 50 television markets throughout 24 states, according to ESPN Regional Television and the Big East Conference.  The package represents the most widespread coverage of any regionally syndicated college basketball network, covering nearly 50 million households (41% of the U.S.).  More