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

SVG On Demand: ChyronHego CEO Marco Lopez on the Rise of Data Visualization In Sports Graphics

As analytics and data become engrained in the sports-media industry, advanced graphics are being implemented to tell better stories and to tap into the mainstreaming of sports gambling on the broadcast end. One of the industry’s top graphics developers, ChyronHego, is leading the way in this segment of the business. At last week’s SVG Sports […]  More

Save the Date: SVG Sports OTT Forum Returns to NYC on July 25

Over-the-top distribution and direct-to-consumer business models are reshaping the live-sports-video industry more and more with each passing day, and, while there are tremendous opportunities to capitalize on ways to better engage with global sports fans, there are still many challenges to overcome as an industry. That’s why SVG is pleased to return with its second-annual […]  More

Chicago Bears’ Video-Production Facilities at Halas Hall ‘Designed for Versatility’

For the Chicago Bears, it all came together. Fast. First, it was a shocking trade for defensive stud Khalil Mack. Then young quarterback Mitch Trubisky began to mature and excel. Suddenly, after four straight losing seasons, one of the NFL’s most iconic franchises was back, posting a 12-win campaign. And the team’s in-house video-production department […]  More

Jeff Zucker Takes Helm as Chairman, News & Sports In Massive WarnerMedia Shakeup

On Monday, WarnerMedia unveiled the plans behind its major restructuring that will see mega sports video properties like Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, and AT&T Sports Networks come under new leadership. Among the new divisions of WarnerMedia will include WarnerMedia News & Sports of which CNN President Jeff Zucker will serve as CEO. WarnerMedia News & […]  More

In Battling Piracy of Live Soccer Streaming, Technology Is ‘Both Friend and Foe’

In the seemingly endless battle against live–sports-video piracy, it’s understood that there is no magic bullet and that, in many ways, the pirates tend to stay a step ahead of the general-media industry. However, there has been tangible progress in the overall crackdown on piracy of streaming sports video in recent years. Much of that […]  More

SVG College: Louisville Brings Together Local College Sports-Video Community With Tour of Cardinals’ $8M Production Facility

On Feb. 26, the latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series took us to Louisville, KY, and the campus of the University of Louisville for SVG College: Louisville. More than 60 attendees from 10 area colleges and universities, as well as professionals from local broadcasters, networked and shared their strategies at the event, held […]  More