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

Turner Sports, CBS Sports Will Deliver Select NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Games In 4K HDR

March Madness begins in earnest tonight in Dayton, Ohio and the production and operations teams from Turner Sports and CBS Sports are wasting no time in innovating. The networks will be distributing a collection of select games from this year’s NCAA Tournament in 4K HDR (high-dynamic range) beginning with tonight’s First Four.  More

With 180 Games in 12 Days, Champ Week Tests ESPN’s Production, Operational Versatility

Few points on the ESPN calendar get busier – and more thrilling — than Championship Week, the pre-March Madness series of conference tournaments. Covering both men’s and women’s college basketball, the ESPN family will broadcast 180 games spanning 32 tournaments (including 24 conference title games) during the span of just 12 days. How in the […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: How Technology Is Democratizing High-End Graphic Design

Not too long ago, high-end augmented-reality (and mixed-reality) graphics were a feature reserved for the highest end of sports-television productions boasting the biggest budgets. Now, with broadcasters and other content creators leveraging super-advanced gaming engines like Unreal Engine and Unity, this segment of the creative business is becoming more democratized.  More

SVG On Demand: ChyronHego CEO Marco Lopez on the Rise of Data Visualization In Sports Graphics

As analytics and data become engrained in the sports-media industry, advanced graphics are being implemented to tell better stories and to tap into the mainstreaming of sports gambling on the broadcast end. One of the industry’s top graphics developers, ChyronHego, is leading the way in this segment of the business. At last week’s SVG Sports […]  More

Save the Date: SVG Sports OTT Forum Returns to NYC on July 25

Over-the-top distribution and direct-to-consumer business models are reshaping the live-sports-video industry more and more with each passing day, and, while there are tremendous opportunities to capitalize on ways to better engage with global sports fans, there are still many challenges to overcome as an industry. That’s why SVG is pleased to return with its second-annual […]  More

Chicago Bears’ Video-Production Facilities at Halas Hall ‘Designed for Versatility’

For the Chicago Bears, it all came together. Fast. First, it was a shocking trade for defensive stud Khalil Mack. Then young quarterback Mitch Trubisky began to mature and excel. Suddenly, after four straight losing seasons, one of the NFL’s most iconic franchises was back, posting a 12-win campaign. And the team’s in-house video-production department […]  More