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

As The Players Championship Shifts to March, NBC Sports’ Production Is Bigger Than Ever

NBC Sports Group’s annual pilgrimage to the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass arrives early this year, with The Players Championship shifting from May to March as part of the revamped 2019 golf calendar. The Peacock also has a new partner in covering golf’s unofficial “fifth major” this week, collaborating with new Comcast-owned sibling Sky Sports […]  More

CBS Sports Deploys ShotTracker at Mountain West Tourney During Busy Conference-Championship Week

CBS and CBS Sports Network are once again setting the table for March Madness with a jam-packed schedule of conference-tournament coverage: the Big Ten, Mountain West, and Atlantic 10 Championships will air on CBS this weekend. Fans watching CBS Sports’ coverage of the Mountain West Tournament will get a deeper analytical dive into the quarterfinals, […]  More

ESPN Events To Launch ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship

ESPN continues to dive deeper into the rapidly growing esports sector, announcing plans for the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship (CEC). Produced and staged by ESPN Events, the ESPN CEC will feature hundreds of schools from across North America competing in qualifiers hosted by Tespa and Collegiate StarLeague (CSL) for a chance to compete in […]  More

ESL, AT&T Launch Mobile Esports League

ESL and AT&T are launching the ESL Mobile Open, a U.S.-based mobile-esports league. The inaugural season will feature competition in three titles — Asphalt 9: Legends, Clash of Clans, and PUBG MOBILE — with an annual prize pool of $330,000. The league will offer amateur players a chance to show off their skills via online […]  More

Telemundo Deportes Launches First Spanish-Language Esports Channel in U.S.

Telemundo Deportes is hopping aboard the speedy esports bandwagon, launching the first-ever Spanish-language esports channel in the U.S. on Twitch and YouTube. The channel will offer fans more than 2,000 hours of streamed content a year, featuring exclusive streamers, short-form content, and competitions. The EA Sports FIFA19 Global Series is the first competition to stream on the […]  More

Iditarod Production Team Weathers Elements, Connectivity Challenges for Live Coverage of ‘The Last Great Race on Earth’

Whiteout blizzards. Sub-zero temperatures. Gale-force winds. And — most devastating for a live-streaming production — little to no connectivity to the outside world. It’s all routine for the production team delivering live coverage of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska this month. The small team travels via bush planes to cover more than […]  More

MLS 2019 Preview: Fox Sports Aims To Provide Viewers With Unique Perspectives From the Pitch

At the MLS Cup last year, Fox Sports became the first U.S. broadcaster to deploy corner-flag cameras, and viewers can expect continued innovation with new perspectives throughout its 2019 MLS Campaign. Fox’s MLS camera complement will once again feature a full arsenal of specialty cameras, including a mid-field orbiter camera, net cameras, pole cameras, and […]  More

MLS 2019 Preview: Univision Deportes Ramps Up ‘Teleportation,’ Continues To Blaze At-Home–Production Trail

As the “Home of Soccer” in the U.S., Univision Deportes is set produce 27 MLS regular-season matches plus the MLS All-Star Game, Playoffs, and 2019 MLS Cup this season. The Spanish-language network will continue to use an at-home production model, which it helped pioneer four years ago, for its MLS production while increasing its use […]  More