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

Dome Productions’ Unique New Truck ‘Showcase’ Targets Digital-Content Creators

One of the top mobile-production–facility providers in the business, Dome Productions made a splash in 2019 not by introducing another 53-ft. expando or a fully IP facility into the market. Instead, the company rolled Showcase, which is designed to meet the needs of digital-media companies looking to take their onsite productions to a new level.  More

The SVG Podcast Digital Extra: Digital Delivery — Traditional vs. OTT Distribution Tech

On a special ‘Digital Extra’ episode of The SVG Podcast, we bring you a roundtable discussion with four industry experts on the unique challenges in delivering live-streamed video content. More eyeballs are shifting from linear TV to streaming outlets, but the expectations of the quality of that video remains the same. What makes it so […]  More

SVG Summit 2019: fuboTV CTO Gier Magnusson, Sinclair Broadcast Group Distinguished Engineer Jason Justman to Keynote SVG Digital Workshop

Once again in 2019, the SVG Summit (Dec. 16-17, New York Midtown Hilton, NYC) will feature an exciting workshop dedicated entirely to the streaming future of the sports video industry. The SVG Digital Workshop (Dec. 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET) will offer important discussions surrounding everything in the business (subscriber-ship, ad delivery, […]  More

NewTek’s Newest TriCaster Mini Is An All-IP Powerhouse for Midsize and Entry-Level Broadcasters

NewTek announced on Thursday the latest version of its TriCaster Mini, a compact and fully loaded video-production system. A smaller version of the traditional NewTek TriCaster, the Mini is an ideal solution for mid-range broadcasters, such as colleges and streamers, while also being accessible to entry-level content distributors, such as businesses and high schools.  More

NBC Sports Washington Expands Predict the Game, Its Predictive-Gaming Washington Wizards Broadcasts

On Tuesday, NBC Sports Washington announced plans to expand and enhance its offering of Predict the Game broadcasts of live Washington Wizards games this season. Available on the linear network NBC Sports Washington Plus, Predict the Game is a free-to-play contest built around the live game broadcast where viewers can can win prizes totaling $2,000 […]  More

SVG College: Boston Brings Community and Learning to Harvard Campus

More than 60 attendees visited the campus of Harvard University on Wednesday to take part in the latest in the SVG College Initiative Regional Event Series, SVG College: Boston. Guests were treated to a day of in-depth discussions on sports-video–production strategy, technology, and staffing, as well as a behind-the-scenes tour of the Crimson’s IP-based control […]  More

DAZN To Deliver More Original Content to Snapchat

Continuing to expand its digital-content portfolio, DAZN has struck a partnership with the popular social-media app Snapchat to deliver custom video to its Discover page. As part of the partnership, announced today, DAZN will produce two new shows that surround some of the streaming company’s exclusive boxing events. It will also heavily program its Our […]  More