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: New York Jets’ Chris Gargano Tours Jets 360’s New In-House Video Production Studio

With a sparkling new in-house studio set, a new collection of Canon cameras, and a talented, robust team of storytellers, the Jets 360 department has taken to the task of bringing fans inside the rebuild of the new-look New York Jets. From live social programming to in-depth docu-series, the Jets’ content and multimedia group has […]  More

SVG On Demand: Vizrt’s Eduardo Mancz on Live Graphics Workflows In The Cloud and the Rise of Data

The cloud continues to massively reshape the ecosystem of live sports production and graphics workflows are no exception to that rule. One of the largest graphics vendors in the world, Vizrt, has been continuing to innovate its product offerings to meet the rapidly-changing needs of the live sports world. Eduardo Mancz, General Manager, Americas for […]  More

SVG On Demand: Facebook’s Ben Berchuck on Tapping Into More Live Sports, Expanding Opportunities for More Shoulder Programming

Whether its coverage of niche sports like snooker or triathlons or supplying shoulder programming for professional teams, Facebook is offering a unique platter of options for the sports fans. At the SVG Summit, our Brandon Costa caught up with Ben Berchuck, a member of the company’s Sports Programming and Partnerships division, to discuss where live […]  More

Resiliency on Campus: A Look Back at the Highlights of a Year in College Sports Video Production

In some ways, 2021 was even more challenging for live sports productions professionals than 2020. The same can certainly be said for the thousands of individuals across the country – from full-timers to students – that produce live content for tens of thousands of live collegiate sporting events. The resiliency, hard work, and commitment of […]  More

SVG On Demand: ESPN’s John Lasker on the Continued Growth of ESPN+, Teaming with PGA Tour and NHL for New Content

As we close out 2021, ESPN+ has soared over 17 million subscribers and is continuing to gain steam through their bundle with Disney+ and Hulu. With new content set to go into effect in January, the network’s streaming service is eyeing more success in the next calendar year. At the SVG Summit, our Brandon Costa […]  More

The SVG Podcast: State of the Industry – An SVG Summit Roundtable

As 2021 comes to a close, what is the current temperature of the sports production industry? We tackle that question with experts ranging from crewing to financing to operations in this roundtable discussion about how the pandemic has changed sports production, what it will take to recover economically, and much more. The talk includes Program […]  More

SVG Summit: LiveU’s Mike Savello on the Future of 5G and Returning to In-Person Events

When it comes to wireless video delivery and advancements in bonded cellular technology, LiveU is one of the go-to destinations for sports-video-production professionals. At the SVG Summit, our Brandon Costa spoke with VP of Sales Mike Savello about current and upcoming industry trends, the impact of 5G and its bright future, and what it means […]  More

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