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

Tour the New Wallace Wade Stadium Control Rooms as ‘SVG College: Carolina’ Visits Duke on October 3

The latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series takes us to Durham, NC, and Duke University on October 3 forSVG College: Carolina. Network with and learn from some of the top college-sports-video content creators in the area, tour the Blue Devils’ new video production facilities in the recently-remodeled Wallace Wade Stadium, and become a part of the SVG College family at […]  More

Yahoo Sports Looks To Gamify Video Content With Launch of ‘Yahoo Fantasy Slate’

One of the first media companies to enter what is now called “digital sports media,” Yahoo Sports has weathered the storm of new and oncoming competitors largely through its award-winning reporting and wildly popular fantasy-sports platform. As the company — now under the Oath and Verizon umbrellas — continues to grow, its team of product […]  More

NFL Kickoff 2018: Fox Continues Dual SkyCam, Plans Use of RefCam as Thursday Night Football Debut Looms

Fox Sports will generate lots of headlines later this month when it officially takes over production of the Thursday Night Football package, which will happen in earnest on Sept. 27 with a Week 4 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Los Angeles Rams. But before then, there’s a big opening weekend to tackle and […]  More

College Football Kickoff: BTN Relies on Super-Slo-Mo, At-Home Production for Football Coverage

With as many as five — even six — Big Ten teams cracking most preseason college-football polls, the conference is coming into the new season with a load of on-the-field hype. Its hometown network is ready for the thrill ride. BTN, which opens its season tonight with Minnesota’s home opener against New Mexico State (7 […]  More

Tech Case Study: How the WWE Handles Content Disaster Recovery

In the world of disaster recovery, the best defense is a good offense. In this case-study presentation at the 2018 Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, Zack Riccobono, senior director, post production, WWE, shares the company’s recently completed DR project. Hear about the reality of redirecting 100+ workstations to a new DR system, minimizing the […]  More

SCMS 2018: Unstructured Data Rises as a Key Concern for Media-Management Professionals

For major sports, media, and entertainment brands, managing a content library according to one’s own conditions using one’s own taxonomy can be challenging enough. Now, in the era of digital- and social-media production, organizations are increasingly ingesting content that has been produced and distributed by other people and/or organizations. That has led to a spike […]  More