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

NBC Sports Confident With SkyCam as Primary Game Camera for TNF

Little more than three weeks ago, the legendary producer/director team of Fred Gaudelli and Drew Esocoff had little idea of how a minor New England weather forecast might alter their high-profile world of NFL broadcasting. “Whoever said necessity was the mother of invention knew what they were talking about,” laughed Gaudelli during a conference call […]  More

NEP Denali’s 4K Beast Yukon Targets the Entertainment Market

While sports-video production continues to enjoy its dominance over television production and captures many of the ratings headlines, live entertainment in the form of musicals, concerts, and now esports tournaments is adding new and exciting opportunities for the mobile-production industry. To meet a rise in demand for high-end, 4K-capable mobile support on the entertainment side […]  More

SVG College: Philadelphia Tackles Live-Game, Social-Video Challenges; Offers Look Inside Temple’s New Video-Production Outfit

SVG College: Philadelphia, the latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series, attracted athletic-department video-production professionals and top technology vendors to the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University on Wednesday for discussions ranging from training student crews to planning live basketball-game productions to executing comprehensive social-media strategies.  More

2017-18 College Basketball Preview: BTN, Pac-12 Networks, Stadium Ready To Tip New Season

The NCAA Men’s Basketball season begins in epic fashion on Friday with 158 Division I games scheduled nationwide and a weekend that will feature some special season-opening classics. Trends across the industry point to more and more games being produced either by the networks using at-home workflows or by the schools themselves, but the roads […]  More

4C Insights: Astros May Be World Champs, But the Dodgers Won the Social-Media–Engagement Battle

The 2017 World Series was one for the ages, and social media lit up like a Christmas tree in response to the seven-game Fall Classic between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Although the Astros took the trophy home, the Dodgers proved the bigger brand when it came to social engagement, according to […]  More

Amazon Sports Execs Pleased With Thursday Night Football Quality, Numbers Through First Half of Season

This week’s Seahawks-Cardinals matchup will mark the midway point in the season for Amazon’s Thursday Night Football streaming package, and the company is very positive on how the project has gone thus far. At a media event in San Francisco, Amazon Sports brass were upbeat on both viewership numbers and the overall streaming performance of […]  More

NBC Sports RSNs President David Preschlack Sees Direct-to-Consumer “Blazers Pass” Product as a Chance to Try Something New in a Unique Market

Last week, NBC Sports announced the launch of a direct-to-consumer product called Blazers Pass. A first-of-its-kind service from a regional sports network, it will offer fans a way to purchase (without a cable subscription) a package of selected Portland Trailblazers games for live streaming on the NBC Sports Gold app.  More