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

YES Network’s ‘YES, We’re Here’ Digital Campaign Keeps Content Train Chugging

Thursday was a visceral reminder of what the sports industry has temporarily lost as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: Major League Baseball’s Opening Day came and went. With no live games to air, regional sports networks across the country are formulating new content plans to keep fans entertained, informed, and engaged. At YES Network, […]  More

SVG Technology In Action Webinar: Your Streaming Footprint In Uncertain Times and Circumstances [FULL ARCHIVE]

Below is a full archive of Wednesday’s live ‘SVG Technology In Action Webinar: Your Streaming Footprint In Uncertain Times and Circumstances.’ In these times of extreme change and uncertainty, the sports video industry is rapidly adjusting its strategies for live content, while also planning ahead for when things return to a sense of normalcy. This […]  More

SVG Sports OTT Forum: UHD HDR Super Bowl, WWE Network, In-Depth Tech Talks Highlight Day of Learning

More than 130 digital-sports-media and -technology executives gathered for the third-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum at The Paley Center for Media in New York City to take in exclusive case studies and hash out critical technological and business questions facing the sports-video industry. The event spotlighted conversations and data surrounding consumer behaviors, OTT business strategies, […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Craig Barry, EVP/Chief Content Officer, Turner Sports

An increasingly exciting and interesting segment of the sports-video business is graphics. At Super Bowl LIV, for example, Fox Sports had viewers buzzing with a flashing new insert-graphics package and scorebug, while the NFL wowed audiences with its NFL 100 pregame ceremony featuring nearly seven minutes of augmented-reality graphics. However, some of the most impactful […]  More

SVG On Demand: Big Studios’ Joss Meinert on the Possibilities of Augmented Reality, Volumetric Capture in Graphics Creation

The graphics portion of the sports video production industry has never had more options to work with. While many are continuing to get the job done with two-dimensional layers, recent work in augmented reality, mixed reality, and volumetric capture are opening up new lanes for creative freedom. At the recent SVG Sports Graphics Forum, our […]  More

SVG Sports OTT Forum: Go Under the Hood of Tennis Channel’s Multi-Court Streaming Product

At the third-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum (March 10, The Paley Center for Media in New York City) on Tuesday, industry professionals will have a unique, closed-door opportunity to discuss critical issues facing the present and future of live sports streaming. Among the highlights of this year’s agenda is a special presentation showcasing how Tennis […]  More

SVG Sports OTT Forum: Octagon’s William Mao Helps Make Sense of Fractured D2C Sports Ecosystem

On Tuesday, digital–sports-media professionals will convene in Midtown Manhattan for the third-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum (March 10, The Paley Center for Media). The event will present a unique, closed-door opportunity to discuss critical issues facing the present and future of the live-sports-streaming industry. Kick off this year’s agenda with a special conversation with the […]  More