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

Racecar Driver Devin O’Connell To Live-Stream From Cockpit to Facebook Live

Auto-racing fans are in for a unique treat this summer. Young short-track racecar driver Devin O’Connell will be streaming to Facebook Live directly from his cockpit during races throughout the season. Beginning with the Granite State Pro Stock Series at Claremont Speedway in New Hampshire next Friday, viewers will get an inside look at the […]  More

NAB Reflections: Leader’s Kevin Salvidge, Peter Anderson on Tough Decisions Surrounding 4K vs. 1080p HDR and IP vs. 12G

Many broadcasters are at a major crossroads in their technological histories. Key decisions hover on the horizon for many, whether it’s between going fully 4K or riding the wave of the benefits of high dynamic range (HDR) and the boost it gives to 1080p and whether it’s time to pull the trigger on IP despite […]  More

MLBAM To Launch At Bat VR App for Google Daydream on June 1

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) will launch a virtual-reality app for Google Daydream on June 1. Leave your preconceived notions at the door, however: MLBAM is not getting into the business of producing games live in VR. Instead, the MLB Gaming and VR teams have built a unique experience around data virtualization.  More

SVG College Sports Summit: Venue Production Shines With Main Stage Panel and Case Study-filled Workshop Track

The new age of digital may be shaking up the college sports media world but the one area that has remained strong and constant for collegiate sports video production professionals over the years is fan engagement in venue. At the SVG College Sports Summit (May 31 – June 2, Atlanta), attendees will be treated to a panel […]  More

NAB Reflections: Telescope CEO Jason George on the Power of Facebook Live and Monetization Opportunities to Come

At NAB 2017, Telescope showed off its solutions that help content creators become better storytellers in a live-streaming and social-streaming environment. One of the major highlights for Telescope is taking its Live Studio product — launched last year in coordination with the expansion of Facebook Live with the opening of its API — and taking that […]  More