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

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2019: Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, The Voice of American Hockey

SVG is profiling this year’s 10 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 17 at the New York Hilton. For more information, CLICK HERE. Shoveled. Finessed. Pitchforked. Galloped. Waffleboarded. Most great sports announcers have an iconic phrase or two that followers of the game can recite […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2019: Bob Ley: Professionalism Unmatched, Class Personified

SVG is profiling this year’s 10 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 17 at the New York Hilton. For more information, CLICK HERE. ESPN sportscaster Scott Van Pelt calls him “the Moral Compass.” Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer and ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman dubs him […]  More

Kick Off 2020 In Style at CES as SVG Hosts Networking Reception and Exclusive Tour of B/R Studio at Caesars Palace Sports Book

Celebrating the New Year in Las Vegas at the big Consumer Electronics Show? Join SVG for the first SVG Digital Meetup at CES. On Tuesday, January 7, end your day at the show with us at Caesars Palace as we offer an exclusive tour of the new B/R Studio at the Caesars Palace Sports Book […]  More

Esports Production Summit: Making Sense of the Elusive World of Esports Viewership, Consumption

One of the more hotly debated topics accompanying the rise of popularity in esports is measuring and articulating viewership numbers for major live events. When crunching some of these seemingly massive streaming numbers, it can be difficult to draw parallels with traditional sports or even any form of entertainment. Esports Charts is a company that […]  More

SVG Summit 2019: Dive Into the Next Generation of Live Video Tech, Business, and Content at 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, etc.) and technology (latency, […]  More

Esports Production Summit: How ‘Observers’ and ‘REMI’ Define the Breakout Era of Live Esports Production

As esports rises in prominence as a live-sports property, the most common question from broadcasters — especially those accustomed to a traditional sports environment — is what are the differences between broadcasting a virtual sports event and a physical one? Sure, an esports event feels more like a rock concert than, say, a baseball game, […]  More

College Football Conference Championships Notebook: CBS, Fox, ESPN Line Up Big Shows on Critical Final Weekend

As the picture for the four-team College Football Playoff comes into focus, numerous national-championship implications — and conference-wide bragging rights — are on the line this weekend as major sports networks pack their programming schedules with conference-championship games from across the college-football landscape. From onsite studios to larger camera complements than many of these networks […]  More

Esports Production Summit: NBA 2K League’s Matt Arden on Advancing the Esports Viewing Experience

When it comes to American sports leagues leading the way in the world of esports, look no further than the NBA. Readying to enter its third season, the NBA 2K League has established itself as one of the more innovative brands from the traditional sports world to enter the esports ecosystem. At the SVG Esports […]  More