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

NBA Game Time App Launches on Microsoft Windows Phone

NBA Digital announced the launch of NBA Game Time, the league’s signature digital application, on Windows Phone. The new customized NBA application for Windows Phone will be available for fans throughout The Finals, which begin on May 31, at 9:00 pm ET on ABC.  During the league’s championship series, fans will have access to live scores, […]  More

Grass Valley Gives Weather Forecasts in China an HD Makeover

Huafeng Group of Meteorological Audio & Video Information, located in Beijing China, is now producing on-air TV segments with high-definition editing systems and playout servers from Grass Valley. A subsidiary of China Weather Bureau, which provides weather service and information to the public, Huafeng Group went on the air in March, using five EDIUS laptop […]  More

Sinclair selects Masstech CatchBLUE to transcode Pitch Blue and Javelin content

Sinclair Broadcast Group has deployed Masstech CatchBLUE v7.5 Special Edition systems to transcode content from Pitch Blue and Javelin syndicated delivery services for its entire group of 58 stations across the United States, which includes major TV networks such as FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC. Masstech has implemented CatchBLUE to highly automate the ingestion of […]  More

Nancy Glass Productions Adds Archion’s Synergy Storage

Nancy Glass Productions recently added Archion Technologies’ Synergy solution to their Unity MediaNetwork to store increasing amounts High-Definition content and streamline its file-based workflow. According to Jason Saro, Senior Avid Editor and Unity MediaNetwork Administrator at NGP, the decision to add a 32 terabyte Synergy UXE system was based on choosing the highest quality and […]  More

Panasonic Introduces New High-Speed SDHC Memory Card Line

Panasonic Solutions Company announced a new line of SD High Capacity (SDHC) full Class 10 UHS-1 (Ultra High Speed) Memory Cards with transfer rates of 90MBs, four-and-a-half times as fast as the previous generation of SDHC media. With storage capacities of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, this new RP-SDB series of cards is faster, smarter and […]  More

Azzurro Systems to Demo Compact Production System at InfoComm

Azzurro Systems Integration has announced plans to demonstrate a new remotely operated version of AzzurroCam – its fully integrated, compact production system, at InfoComm in Booth # 3483. With companies now seeking ways to save time and travel costs associated with producing and sharing content, AzzurroCam provides businesses with the tools needed to broadcast meetings, […]  More

Azzurro Systems names Berg Director of Technology & Senior Solutions Architect

Azzurro Systems Integration has hired Paul Berg as Director of Technology & Senior Solutions Architect, effective April 1, 2011. An industry veteran, Paul has more than 25 years of experience in Cable & Broadcast television as a Solutions Architect, Technical and Engineering Director, Senior Project Manager and Consultant. During the course of his career, he […]  More

NEXUS Brings Sound to NBA Playoffs

The NEXUS Truematch digital microphone preamplifiers was used by several of the mixers and their audio crews during the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Finals. “With Oprah (Winfrey) holding her last shows there between Game 1 and 2, we had to be able to set, strike and set again in record time, says Dave Grundtvig, who […]  More