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 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'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 and daughter June.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

SVG On Demand: WWE’s Rex Canning on the Buildout of the Wrestling Giant’s New Media Facility

World Wrestling Entertainment is currently constructing a new facility. What does that mean for the sports entertainment giant’s media management workflows? At the 2022 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, Rex Canning, Senior Director of Media Management Services for WWE shares what its been like to build a new storage backend from, essentially, the ground up.  More

CrossFit Games 2022: Production Team Is Once Again Onsite in Full Force

After more than three years fraught with front-office shakeups and pandemic-related hurdles, the CrossFit Games are back at full strength this week at Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. And the production team is onsite at full strength, returning to 2018 equipment levels with an army of CrossFit Games production vets. Deploying six mobile units, […]  More

NBC Sports’ NASCAR Production, Ops Teams Look To Ride Momentum of Big Weekend in Indy

The traveling circus that is NBC Sports’ NASCAR production operation is coming off a big weekend in Indy: the Peacock’s coverage of the NASCAR-INDYCAR crossover weekend saw big ratings increases across the board. However, there’s no rest for the weary when it comes to motorsports coverage, and NBC’s production and ops teams are looking to […]  More

SVG On Demand: Warner Bros. Discovery’s Anne Graham on the Value of Industry-Wide Collaboration in Media Management

In a time of great transition for the sports media industry, management of large scale assets at the league and network level are shifting more to the cloud and into workflows accessible for nearly anywhere. At the 2022 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, Anne Graham, Manager of Strategy and Planning, Sports Media Services at Warner […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Pixellot’s David Shapiro on How AI-Automated Production Tools Democratize Sports Broadcasting

Since being founded in 2013, Pixellot has helped blaze the trail for automated sports production. The company’s AI-powered production systems help automate live sports capture, distribution, and production of more than 150,000 games per month in 67 countries across the globe. And Pixellot continues to grow. Last month, the Israel-based company announced a $161 million […]  More

NBC Sports Brings Olympics-Production Sensibility to World Athletics Championships Oregon22 Coverage

NBC Sports Group wrapped up its historic coverage of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 over the weekend, marking the first time the outdoor World Championships were held in the U.S. NBC Sports, which delivered 43 hours of TV coverage (including four nights of live primetime weekend telecasts on NBC) across its networks, supplemented the world […]  More

Inside NESN’s 4K HDR Workflow: The RSN’s Red Sox Production Team Shows Off Fenway Like Never Before

NESN has a long history of technological firsts. It was the first RSN to deliver all its MLB and NHL games in HD, in 2006; the first to fully automate studio production, in 2015; and, this year, the first to launch a direct-to-consumer streaming service. However, the New England-based RSN’s biggest technological leap to date […]  More

NBA Summer League Once Again Serves as Breeding Ground for Innovation for NBA, ESPN, Turner Sports

The NBA, its broadcast partners, and an army of technology vendors have convened in Las Vegas this week for the annual innovation-fest that is NBA Summer League. The league, ESPN, and Turner Sports are looking to leverage the annual off-season event to demonstrate and experiment with bleeding-edge production technologies at the Thomas & Mack Center […]  More

SVG Rewind: EA’s Joe Lynch Goes Inside the Apex Legends Global Series Championship Production

For the first time, EA welcomed an onsite audience for the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS) Championship, which took place over the weekend at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. In addition the packed house, the audience peaked at more than 632,000 concurrent viewers for the final and the live stream averaged nearly 290,000 viewers across […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Stats Perform’s Michael Leon Details Enhancements to PressBox

Stats Perform has expanded the capabilities of its PressBox platform, giving media a streamlined set of tools powered by AI to deliver high-quality content to fans. Enhancements to PressBox Graphics, PressBox Live, and PressBox Video provide access to data, historical context, and mobile content creation on an integrated platform to meet the demands of modern-day […]  More

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