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

Clemson’s Digital-Video Team Remains at the Top of Its Game in Yet Another CFP Championship Run

Every successful culture has a simple but deeply engrained mission. The wildly successful digital-media team at Clemson Athletics is no different. With appearances in four championship games (and five semifinals) in the six-year history of the College Football Playoff, it would be easy for this group to allow themselves to grow stale. Instead, the team […]  More

LSU’s Digital-Video Team Capitalizes on Championship Moment With a Social-Video Clinic

During a championship run, a team’s internal creative and video-production staff are typically the unsung heroes. Sure, they capture special memories that last a lifetime or create a video that fans share in droves around the internet, but those creators usually float anonymously in the background. Boy, not with this LSU team.  More

CFP National Championship in Review: A Look Back at a Wild Weekend in NOLA

A CFP National Championship Weekend for the ages is in the books, and the LSU Tigers are champions. ESPN’s efforts to broadcast not only the game (with 15 viewing options) but the entire CFP experience in New Orleans was truly comprehensive and a technological achievement. Take a look back at all the logistical and creative details […]  More

SVG Summit: ESPN’s Amy Rosenfeld Explains the Process of Launching the ACC Network

On Aug. 22, the ACC Network launched its linear operations. Since then, ESPN’s newest conference platform is incorporating the hardworking production teams of the 15 member institutions and is facilitating a full slate of programming from its own studio in Bristol, CT. At the SVG Summit, SVG Director of Digital Brandon Costa and Amy Rosenfield, […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Live From College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans

SVG’s Brandon Costa and Kristian Hernandez are on-site in New Orleans to take in all of the video happenings surrounding the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. MORE FROM CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ESPN Readies a Camera-Filled Feast for the Eyes in ‘The Big Easy’ ESPN’s MegaCast Adds New Technologies to Already Packed Arsenal ESPN […]  More

Live From CFP National Championship: ESPN Operations Turns NOLA’s Jackson Brewery Into a Home-Away-From-Bristol

With nearly 80 cameras, 15 production trucks, and 15 viewing options on its highly popular MegaCast, ESPN is covering tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game at New Orleans’s Mercedes-Benz Superdome about as extensively as any sports event has ever been covered on television. However, the game is typically only a portion of the story […]  More

Live From CES: NextGen TV, 8K Screens, Emerging Streaming Platforms — A Roundup From the Exhibit Floor

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas may have lacked some of its traditional mainstream juice this year, but there were plenty of advances worth noting for consumers (and producers) of video. In the Las Vegas Convention Center, a horde of gigantic, super-high-resolution screens stopped attendees in their tracks, and important behind-the-scenes work […]  More