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

More Slow-Mos Than Ever, Two New IP-based Trucks, and a 5.1 Audio Workflow Highlight New Season of NFL on Fox

While the news of Fox Sports producing this year’s Thursday Night Football package in 4K UHD has stolen industry headlines, don’t sleep on Fox’s Sunday afternoon games that are getting significant technological and operational overhauls of their own in 2019. With the addition of more super-slow-motion cameras and Skycams across the network’s portfolio, one of […]  More

Inside Fox Sports’ Upcoming Season of 4K HDR Distribution of Thursday Night Football

As you’ve likely heard by now — and as was officially announced by the network on Friday morning — Fox Sports will be distributing this season’s Thursday Night Football NFL package in 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) and HDR. Beginning with next Thursday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau […]  More

Back to Boston! Tour Crimson’s Live-Video-Production Infrastructure as SVG College: Boston Visits Harvard University on Oct. 30

The latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series takes us back to Boston and the campus of Harvard University on Oct. 30 for SVG College: Boston. Network with some of the top college-sports-video-content creators in the area, tour the Crimson’s innovative broadcast and in-venue production facilities built around IP technologies, learn how the Harvard’s […]  More

fuboTV Debuts Its New fubo Sports Network With Full Fall Programming Slate

Following a soft launch of a 24/7 sports-focused channel this summer, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service fuboTV has officially gone wide with its new fubo Sports Network. The fully ad-supported network, which has been available on fuboTV for the past couple of months, is now expanding its distribution footprint to add availability on LG Channels powered […]  More

Soccer Summit Americas: MediaPro US’s Mario Sousa on the Rise of Automated Production In Soccer

Few companies are more deeply engrained in the state of production in the sport of soccer than MediaPro. From the largest of global matches to the smallest of club leagues, MediaPro touches workflows of all sizes At SVG’s inaugural Soccer Summit Americas, our Brandon Costa caught up with Mario Sousa, Head of Sales and Marketing […]  More

The SVG Podcast: The Move To IP at Telemundo Center & Weighing Your IP Options

It’s one of the most pressing trends facing the sports video production industry today: the move from baseband to IP. With the ratification of the SMPTE 2110 standard, IP has more momentum than ever before. Today on the show we take a deep look at the technology that promises to change broadcast facility infrastructures across […]  More

Soccer Summit Americas: NWSL on ESPN Producer Dana Rubin on the League’s Spike In Popularity

It’s an exciting time for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The U.S. Women’s National Team is fresh off winning this summer’s FIFA World Cup and there’s a spike in interest in the league where many of its players call home on a regular basis. At SVG’s inaugural Soccer Summit Americas last month, our Brandon […]  More