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

The SVG Podcast: The Network/Team Relationship With AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain’s Brian Mitchell and Colorado Rockies’ Kent Krosbakken

It’s one of the most important relationships in live sports television: the partnership between a network and the professional sports team for which it holds the live-game rights. To take a look at an example of this partnership, we’re joined on the show by Kent Krosbakken, senior director, in-game entertainment and broadcasting, Colorado Rockies, and […]  More

With the Acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Dalet Enters the Digital Distribution Space

Last Monday, Dalet, a technology provider known largely for its production and content-management–media solutions, made a major move into the live-streaming–technology space, announcing the acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform. With the deal, Dalet adds a key piece to its portfolio and moves into providing a subscription/SaaS offering, a solution for servicing OTT and digital-media–distribution […]  More

Twitter Releases Video-Clipping Tool LiveCut. What Does It Mean for Sports-Video Pros?

Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content-creation game last week with the announcement of its new live-video–editing and –distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one’s own Twitter account. It’s a move that the social-media giant has been chatting […]  More

The SVG Podcast: KSE Media Ventures President/CEO Matt Hutchings and Pac-12 Networks President Mark Shuken

The regional-sports-network side of the business is in a time of change. Today, we dive into the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry with a pair of gentlemen who know the business better than anybody. Matt Hutchings, president/CEO, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment Media Ventures (which owns Altitude Sports in Denver), and Mark Shuken, president, […]  More

SVG Sports OTT Forum: Amazon Prime Video’s BA Winston To Keynote Second-Annual Event, July 25, NYC

Over-the-top distribution and direct-to-consumer live-streaming packages are dramatically changing the world of live sports video. Learn more at SVG’s second-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum on July 25 at NYIT in New York City. Highlighting the event will be a fireside chat with keynote speaker BA Winston, global head of digital video playback and delivery, Amazon […]  More

SVG Sports OTT Forum: Emerging D2C Streamers To Dissect Their Tech Challenges and Opportunities

The second-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum, which will be held at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in New York City, is just over two weeks away! On Thursday, July 25, the forum will bring together traditional broadcasters, digital-native sports-media companies, major professional leagues, technology vendors, and others to discuss the pressing issues in the live–sports-streaming […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Scott Shapiro, VP/Corporate Development, Sinclair Broadcast Group

The regional sports network business is undergoing massive change, driven largely by the recent sale of the 21 Disney-owned Fox RSNs to Sinclair Broadcast Group. The acquisition remains a work in progress but we’re joined on The SVG Podcast today by Scott Shapiro, VP/Corporate Development for Sinclair Broadcast Group to discuss the deal, how his […]  More

RSN Summit: Amy Scheller on How Program Productions Is Helping RSNs Meet Their Crewing Needs

With tens of thousands of live sports productions going on each year, the sports television industry faces a challenge of finding talented crew to work behind-the-scenes on all of these shows nationwide. Amy Scheller, SVP Strategy & Development at Program Productions shares how her company is helping its regional sports network partners meet those demands […]  More