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

As NASCAR Crowns Champ, NBC’s NASCAR Hot Pass on NBCSN Offers Deeper Look at the Race for the Title

NASCAR crowns a champion this weekend, when the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series Championships rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway. And NBC Sports is all over the grand finale with more than 20 hours of trackside coverage, including Sunday’s big Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship (3 p.m. ET, NBC).  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week With With Allied Esports International Head of Content Drew Ohlmeyer

It’s a special week on The SVG Podcast: ESports Week! All week long, we will dedicate daily episodes to discussions around the exciting technology and storytelling present and future of the exploding world of esports. Today, we make a grand finish bringing you a conversation with Drew Ohlmeyer, the Head of Content at Allied Esports […]  More

SVG On Demand: Duke’s Chad Lampman Goes Inside Blue Devil Network’s New ACC Network Facilities

Over the past couple of years, member institutions of the Atlantic Coast Conference have been preparing in a big way for this summer’s launch of the ACC Network. In partnership with ESPN, the conference is constructing impressive video production facilities up and down the east coast with Duke University bing one of the first to […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week – Front Bench Perspectives & Storytelling In Esports

It’s a special week on The SVG Podcast: ESports Week! All week long, we will dedicate daily episodes to discussions around the exciting technology and storytelling present and future of the exploding world of esports. Today, we have a roundtable discussion with some key personalities playing a major role at the front bench of major […]  More

SVG On Demand: NBC Sports’ Matt Celli on the Value of Bringing Esports to Traditional Television

NBC Sports is one of the traditional sports-media players that have dipped a toe in esports waters, producing some big-time events, including Universal Open Rocket League (Season 2) this past summer. At our inaugural Esports Production Forum, Matt Celli, head of production technology, innovation and data, NBC Sports and Olympics, chats with our Jason Dachman to […]  More

SVG On Demand: Turner Sports’ Robert Occhialini on How Eye-Tracking and Sports Science Are Changing Esports Production

Turner Sports became one of the first traditional broadcasters to dive into the deep end of the esports pool when it launched its ELEAGUE property in 2016. Since then, it has invested a lot of staff and resources into developing a viewing experience unlike anything seen before in video production. At SVG’s inaugural Esports Production […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week With Turner Sports VP, Esports Products and Technology Robert Occhialini

It’s a special week on The SVG Podcast: ESports Week! All week long, we will dedicate daily episodes to discussions around the exciting technology and storytelling present and future of the exploding world of esports. On today’s episode, our Brandon Costa sits down with Robert Occhialini, VP, Esports Products and Technology at Turner Sports – […]  More

SVG On Demand: ESP Gaming’s David Lee Dissects the Challenges of Staging and Broadcasting Live Esports Events

It’s a total cliché, but the esports industry is still a Wild West of leagues, competitions, and live-content creators. ESP Gaming is one of those outfits rising consistently to the top. At SVG’s inaugural Esports Production Forum, our Director of Digital Brandon Costa caught up with David Lee, VP, operations, ESP Gaming, to discuss the league’s overall […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week With ESL North America CEO Yvette Martinez-Rea

It’s a special week on The SVG Podcast: ESports Week! All week long, we will dedicate daily episodes to discussions around the exciting technology and storytelling present and future of the exploding world of esports. On today’s episode, we are joined by Yvette Martinez-Rea, CEO of ESL North America, the largest independent esports company on […]  More