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

NAB 2019: Quantum Goes All-in on NVMe Storage With New F-Series, Launches Quantum Cloud Storage Platform

Quantum will make a splash at NAB 2019 with some of its most significant innovations in company history. On the hardware side, the company is introducing the F-Series, a line of NVMe (non-volatile memory express) storage arrays that are up to five times faster than traditional flash-storage/networking systems. Incorporating the latest RDMA (Remote Direct Memory […]  More

SVG On Demand: Nutanix’s Gary Vickers Discusses Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures for Sports Professionals

The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform delivers the agility, pay-as-you-grow economics and operational simplicity of the public cloud, without sacrificing the predictability, security, and control of on-premises infrastructure. Nutanix solutions leverage web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization, and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution that delivers any application at any scale.  More

Sports Graphics Forum: How AR, Virtual Studios Are Changing the Game for ESPN, Fox Sports, Turner, Univision

Augmented reality and virtual studios have allowed sports-content creators to rethink what is possible inside the studio. Whether it is expanding the physical footprint, creating more-flexible multi-use sets, displaying interactive analysis tools, or teleporting on-air talent from the field into the studio, AR is allowing studio shows to go beyond the limits of the physical […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: TAG V.S.’s Abe Zerbib on the Power of IP, Software-Only Systems for Sports Broadcasters

Since launching more than a decade ago, TAG Video Systems (TAG V.S.) has helped dramatically change the way media companies think about multivewing and monitoring operations. With a focus on IP, software-only solutions that work with off-the-shelf hardware, TAG V.S. developed a comprehensive “IP software-only monitoring multiviewer” platform, the company’s flagship MCM-9000, to serve both […]  More

GameStop Aims To Be ‘Pop Warner League of Esports’ With New GameStop Performance Center

GameStop is officially getting into the esports game, announcing a partnership with Complexity Gaming to launch the GameStop Performance Center at The Star in Frisco, TX — headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys. The 11,000-sq-ft. esports facility, which will serve as the new headquarters for Complexity Gaming, will house a public gaming area for events, a […]  More

Behind the Scenes at the EA Broadcast Center: Inside the New Esports Home of Madden NFL, FIFA, and More

When Electronic Arts opened the EA Broadcast Studio at its headquarters in Redwood City, CA, the videogame publisher’s growing esports operation got a dedicated in-house production studio. The facility, which debuted with the Madden NFL 19 Challenge in mid March, will serve as the year-round home to esports competitions for EA titles like Madden NFL […]  More

Comcast Spectacor To Build $50M Esports Arena in Philadelphia

Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies have announced plans for a new $50 million, 60,000-sq.-ft. esports arena in Philadelphia. Scheduled to open in 2021, Fusion Arena will be located at the Philadelphia Sports Complex. The 3,500-seat venue will serve as home to the Philadelphia Fusion franchise, one of 20 international teams competing in the Overwatch […]  More