Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Brandon Costa is Director of Digital for the Sports Video Group, where he covers the sports video production industry, with a focus on live streaming, over-the-top (OTT), social media, and other digital distribution technologies and platforms. He also directs SVG's internal digital strategies launching the company's video outfit, 'SVG On Demand,' designing and overseeing its mobile application, 'SVG Mobile,' and serving as executive producer and host of The SVG Podcast. Costa serves as program director of both the SVG College Sports Summit and the SVG Digital Summit. Prior to his time at SVG, Costa spent five years hosting programs, producing voiceovers, and writing editorial content for MLB Advanced Media in NYC. He has also served as community sports editor at the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, NJ. He began his career at WRHU Radio in Hempstead, NY as a sportscaster. A native of Hazlet, NJ, Costa is a graduate of Hofstra University. He currently resides in Jersey City, NJ.

Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

The SVG Podcast: David Shield, SVP, Global Director, Engineering & Technology, IMG Media

In this week’s episode of The SVG Podcast, we get a few minutes with one of the more influential personalities in European sports production, David Shield, SVP, global director of engineering and technology, IMG Media. Shield, who also happens to be the chairman of SVG’s sister organization, SVG Europe, talks with us about the state […]  More

Advanced Analytics, VR Come to ELEAGUE in the Return of CS:GO

Turner Sports dove back into the Counter-Strike fray last weekend with the premier of ELEAGUE CS:GO and, with new technology implementations, has placed the first-person shooter at the forefront of esports-broadcasting innovation. For this new season, Turner is introducing new advanced analytics into the broadcasts, in addition to producing a virtual-reality feed that places viewers […]  More

HBO Boxing To Unleash First-Ever Dual Aerial Camera Attack for Massive Alvarez-Golovkin Bout

If sports comes down to a battle of substance vs. style these days, HBO Boxing is more than happy to take substance any day. That’s how it sees its biggest boxing matchup of the year — especially compared with another certain boxing spectacle that took place recently — when Canelo Alvarez meets Gennady Golovkin in […]  More

Remembering Don Ohlmeyer: Revisit the Late Legend’s Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Speech

Sports-television legend Don Ohlmeyer died on Sunday at the age of 72. He is widely considering one of the most impactful executives in sports-television history. Among his many accomplishments, he is credited with being the driving force behind the birth of the phenomenon of Monday Night Football. To remember Ohlmeyer, relive his Sports Broadcasting Hall […]  More

College Football Preview: Busy Weekend in Atlanta Preps ESPN for the Long Haul to January

The college-football season kicks off in a big way on ESPN this weekend. After a quick stop-off featuring College GameDay and a “mini” MegaCast in Bloomington, IN, for Ohio State-Indiana, ESPN’s top crews will make their way to Atlanta for an extended stay with a pair of Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games pitting Florida State against Alabama […]  More

ESPN’s Operations Efforts for Season-Opening ‘Mini’ MegaCast Are Anything but Mini

ESPN has placed its stamp on its coverage of the College Football Playoff over the past few years —and brought a new word into the sports-television lexicon — by offering fans the “MegaCast,” one of the most robust live video-production offerings in the industry. In January, ESPN offered 14 ways to watch the CFP National […]  More