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

SVG College Summit: Syracuse’s Scott Hecht on the New World of College Sports Video Production

Following a successful career at ESPN that, among many things, saw him help oversee the conference-wide facility build-outs for the launch of the SEC Network, Scott Hecht is now senior producer for Syracuse University Athletics, readying that campus for the new ACC Network, which is set to debut later this summer. At the SVG College […]  More

NBC Sports Brings Production Innovations to Inaugural Premier League Lacrosse Season

NBC Sports will deploy a bevy of innovative production elements for its coverage of the inaugural Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) season — in-game player-to-commentator communication, SMT Shot Speed tracking technology, Skycam on multiple games, miked-up players and coaches — and the use of players as commentators throughout the season.  More

Mobile TV Group’s New 45FLEX Is First End-to-End Native-IP Mobile Unit

Mobile TV Group has officially entered the IP age. The mobile-production-facilities provider has rolled out 45FLEX, which it’s describing as the “first-ever end-to-end native-IP mobile unit.” The entire truck is fully SMPTE ST 2110-integrated, including the switcher, router, replay systems, audio console, and cameras. 45FLEX and 45VMU (visitor mobile unit), which launched this month, are […]  More

Live From the PGA Championship: CBS Sports’ Tech Toys Include SIMI Motion Capture, Aerial Toptracer, 4DReplay

Each year, CBS Sports uses the PGA Championship to showcase the latest breakthroughs in live-production technology. This year, the broadcaster is once again upping the tech ante, deploying a bevy of next-gen production tools, including the debut of SIMI motion-capture technology and Toptracer aerial-tracing technology from the blimp camera.  More

Live From the PGA Championship: CBS Sports, Winged Vision Debut New HDR Aerial Camera System in Goodyear Blimp

Flying in the skies above CBS Sports’ many technological innovations at the PGA Championship this week is a brand-new HDR camera system in the Goodyear Blimp. Created by Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Bob Mikkelson’s Winged Vision, the first-ever HDR aerial system for a live sports production features a Sony HDC-P50 box camera, Canon 4K […]  More

Inside Full Sail University’s ‘The Fortress’ — the Largest College Esports Arena in the U.S.

One year after launching its own collegiate esports team, Full Sail University is kicking its esports-production efforts into high gear with the launch of a $6 million, 11,200-sq.-ft. esports arena next week. Dubbed “The Fortress,” the new facility is the largest gaming arena on a U.S. college campus and can seat up to 500 fans. […]  More

ESPN, Caesars Entertainment To Launch Sports Betting-Themed Studio in Las Vegas

ESPN is officially joining the sports-betting party, teaming up with Caesars Entertainment to launch an ESPN-branded studio at The LINQ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for sports betting-themed content. The studio, which will debut in 2020, will serve as a hub for odds-related content and be used to produce segments for ESPN’s recently launched […]  More