It’s an intriguing time of change at one of the sports-video production’s longtime tech powers: The Switch. These days, the company is expanding on its traditional role as owner and provider of a deeply rich transmission network and is spreading the word that it has bulked up to a full-service content supplier. The industry has […] More
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
It’s no news flash that smartphones have changed the world, and, in sports-video production, they have blown the doors off what is possible. More
Kick Off SVG College Summit With Reception at College Football Hall of Fame; Compete To Win a Portable Anchor Desk!
Once again, the SVG College Summit (May 30 – June 1, Atlanta) will tip off in style with our Opening Night Reception at the College Football Hall of Fame (Wednesday, May 30, 6-8 p.m.). Also making a triumphant return at this year’s reception is FX Design Group’s Alpha Desk Competition. More
At-home production continues to gain steam and see increased adoption for sports coverage. Now even independent live-event packagers are making the move. Look no further than L2 Productions, the Austin, TX-based turnkey provider of live-production services. Company President Scott Rehling has grown so confident in the at-home model that he’s moving a large portion of […] More
There’s little denying that, in its short lifespan, Facebook Live has made a dramatic impact on how networks, leagues, teams, and publishers view video and the potential for their content’s direct connection with viewers and fans. In just over two years since it’s full roll out, more than 3.5 billion broadcasts have graced the platform. Many […] More
The Sports Video Group announces that Rick Bagby, assistant athletic director, video and technology, Clemson University, will be honored with the 2018 SVG College Pioneer Award. More
Ross Video is bringing a special opportunity to those attending this year’s SVG College Summit. You can sign up for free Collegiate Broadcast Training courses and sharpen your skills on the company’s popular Xpression graphics system, free of charge, to be held on May 29 and 30 at the Omni in Atlanta just prior to SVG College […] More
CBS Sports and ESPN enjoyed a big night at last night’s 38th-annual Sports Emmy Awards, held at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. CBS led the networks, garnering eight awards while ESPN’s network group (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, ESPNews, WatchESPN, and ABC) collected a combined 10 trophies. More
College Sports Media Awards: 2018 Finalists Revealed; NCAA and BTN’s Andy Katz to Serve as Ceremony’s Emcee
The Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) has announced the finalists for the 2018 SVG College Sports Media Awards (CSMA) in association with NACDA. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced at the ninth-annual College Sports Media Awards ceremony on May 31 at […] More
The Sports Video Group and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics are pleased to announce that Texas A&M University has been selected as the recipient of the sixth-annual SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award. The award will be formally presented on May 31 during the SVG College Summit (May 30 – June 1) in Atlanta. More