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: Star Sports Head Sanjog Gupta and VP, Broadcast Technology and Operations Prashant Khanna

The Indian Premier League is the most popular sports league in India, and when you account for the fact that more than 500 million viewers regularly watch cricket matches from India globally, it may very well be the most watched sports league on the entire planet. So when the IPL decided to geographically move its […]  More

ESPN Settles Into ‘GREMI+’ Workflow to Meet Production Needs of Unique Monday Night Football Season

As the NFL caps Week 10 tonight with an NFC North showdown between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears (8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN), the crew at ESPN’s Monday Night Football continues to grow more comfortable with the unique staffing and workflows needed to bring an A+ production to a season beset by COVID-19 restrictions […]  More

SVG College Roundtable: The Return of Live Sports – What We’ve Learned and How to Prepare

While this has been a messy week in college athletics with COVID-19-fueled cancellations happening across college football, live sports video content creators continue to push forward with doing their jobs in a safe and responsible manner where its appropriate. For those who are back to at least some live events, what types of content are […]  More

In Salute to Service, ESPN’s First Take Uses REMI Workflows To Broadcast From Five Active Military Bases

One of the cornerstones of ESPN’s America’s Heroes Veterans Week programming will be the network’s morning debate show First Take, which will dedicate its shows to veterans and active military personnel with live segments from five military bases in the U.S. ESPN is using remote workflows to bring in live feeds from five bases (Naval Base […]  More

NBC Sports Deploys Robust Hybrid At-Home Workflow To Add Championship-Level Resources to Notre Dame-Clemson Matchup

Between the Breeders’ Cup Classic, the finale of the NASCAR Cup Series, a full slate of Premier League soccer (highlighted by a meeting of the last two champs Liverpool and Manchester City), and the biggest game of the NFL weekend on Sunday Night Football (Saints at Buccaneers), its a big time weekend for NBC Sports. […]  More

On the Gridiron: Chicago Bears Fuel Content Train With Remote Workflows, Safe Crewing at Soldier Field

Many professional sports have opted for a return to play inside a sanitized bubble. Not the NFL. Without skipping a beat, the league is soldiering on with regular-season games in all 30 stadiums across the country. Similar to our At the Ballpark series, On the Gridiron examines the new routines, habits, and production philosophies of […]  More

ESPN+, Bundesliga Team Up To Host Virtual Der Klassiker Watch Party for U.S. Fans

The biggest matchup in German soccer is slated for this weekend: Bayern Munich visits arch-rival Borussia Dortmund in what is dubbed Der Klassiker. In the U.S., the match will be streamed exclusively on ESPN+ (Saturday, 12:15 p.m. ET), and, as part of the celebration of the marquee showdown, ESPN is partnering with Bundesliga on a […]  More

SVG On Demand: How Star India Is Using Remote Production Workflows to Deliver Live IPL Cricket Matches to More Than 500 Million Viewers Worldwide

The Indian Premier League is the most popular sports league in India, and when you account for the fact that more than 500 million viewers regularly watch cricket matches from India globally, it may very be the most watched sports league on the entire planet. So when the IPL decided to geographically move its 2020 […]  More

Keeping It Simple: Managing Multiviewer Feeds in a Live Remote Production Environment

With so many more productions utilizing fully at-home or hybrid remote production workflows, sports broadcasters are figuring out how certain roles – and certain technologies – in the operation can operate off-site effectively. In this case study from Lawo’s VP, Business Development Don Bird, take an in-depth look at how multiviewer feeds can be optimized […]  More

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