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

Marquee Sports Network Names Former MSG Network President Michael McCarthy As Its First General Manager

Marquee Sports Network – the Chicago Cubs-owned regional sports network founded in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group – announced Michael McCarthy as its first General Manager on Wednesday. McCarthy was previously the president of MSG Network in New York City and will help lead Marquee Sports Network towards its scheduled launch in February of 2020.  More

2019 Sports Emmys: Fox Sports’ David Neal Recaps All-Encompassing Coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup was a massive production on an international scale. Although tasked with the responsibility of producing all linear broadcasts from Russia, Fox Sports stepped up to the plate and offered non-stop digital coverage on its app and social-media channels. At the 2019 Sports Emmys, David Neal, FIFA World Cup executive producer, Fox […]  More

2019 Sports Emmys: Director Matt Gangl on Fox Sports’ Live Sports Special Win For Its World Series Coverage

In a year crowded with massive sporting events and in a category loaded with epic productions, FOX Sports rose above the crowd to take home the biggest award of the night at the 40th-annual Sports Emmy: Outstanding Live Sports Special. Lead director Matt Gangl spoke with SVG’s Brandon Costa immediately following the win to speak […]  More

2019 Sports Emmys: Fred Gaudelli Praises the Innovative Spirit of NBC Sunday Night Football

NBC Sunday Night Football is the modern benchmark upon which all great sports television is graded. At the 40th-annual Sports Emmys, the series was again recognized for Outstanding Live Sports Series. Immediately following the win, Executive Producer Fred Gaudelli spoke with SVG’s Brandon Costa about the brand’s innovative culture and how NBC Sports never shies […]  More

40th-Annual Sports Emmy Awards: ESPN, NBC Sports Group Reign While World Series on Fox Takes Top Prize

ESPN and NBC Sports Group led the way with eight victories apiece at the 40th-annual Sports Emmy Awards on Monday night at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. Fox Sports Media Group did well for itself, too, earning five statuettes, including the night’s top award, Outstanding Live Sports Special, […]  More

Live From the PGA Championship: Live Streamed Featured Groups and Social Engagement Sky Rocket at Golf’s Second Major

Tiger Woods may not have delivered the performance at this weekend’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Long Island that fans had hoped for, but interest in the recent Masters champion certainly got PGA Digital’s live streaming efforts off to a blistering start on Thursday and Friday. The PGA’s suite of digital products – which […]  More

SVG College Summit: Packed Tech Showcases To Introduce Wealth of New Gear

At SVG’s College Summit (May 29-31, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta), the Technology Showcase Area will spotlight the latest gear tailored specifically to the college-sports-video market. Here’s a preview of what the 48 vendors will be showing off in two weeks. SVG College Summit Technology Showcase Preview, and be sure to stop by the […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Encompass Digital Media’s Scott Rose Sees Video Delivery Via Internet as Broadcast’s Next Big Transition

Following a handful of key acquisitions — including the addition of the media-services business of Babcock International Group last summer — Encompass Digital Media sees itself as in a strong position as a service provider of choice when it comes to helping move the media industry to the next generation.  More