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

TranSPORT: ABC’s Richard Wolf Tackles Satellite-Interference Issues

All broadcasters deal with satellite interference on a regular basis. The major problem is that the source of that interference is rarely identified or remedied. “The industry has been talking about satellite interference since some of you were in diapers,” said Richard Wolf, VP, Telecommunications & Network Origination Services, at ABC Broadcast Operations and Engineering, […]  More

Abekas, Stagetec USA Renew as SVG Sponsors

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Abekas and Stagetec USE have renewed their SVG sponsoships. Abekas, a premier sponsor, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports a complete line of professional HD/SD digital video/audio equipment. Stagetec USA, a premier sponsor, is the US arm of the German Mediagroup which was incorporated in Atlanta, GA in May […]  More

TranSPORT: Cell-Based ENG Systems Complement Trucks at Venues

Over the past half decade, companies like LiveU and TVU have taken steps to redefine the ENG-mobile-unit marketplace by rolling up a satellite truck into a lightweight video-over-cellular backpack. The business has blossomed. However, anyone who has ever used a cellphone can attest: signals can be spotty. At SVG’s TranSPORT Summit in New York City […]  More

‘Road to CSVS’ Webinar Series Kicks Off Oct. 25 With Chris Bevilacqua

The Sports Video Group, in partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), is pleased to announce the debut of a free webinar series aimed at video professionals in the college marketplace. The “Road to CSVS” will host the first edition of the series titled “Maximize Your Video Rights – Your Most […]  More

SVG Welcomes Back Encompass Digital Media, Thought Equity Motion

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Encompass Digital Media and Thought Equity Motion have renewed their corporate sponsorships. Encompass Digital owns and operates two of the largest, independent broadcast facilities in the U.S. in Los Angeles and Atlanta. Total media solutions include network origination; cable neighborhood platforms (G-13, G-17, G-23, AMC-10, AMC-11 […]  More

T-VIPS Gateways Enable Remote Color Correction, Daily Screening at MTI Film

MTI Film, a provider of post production and film restoration services for television,  film restoration and commercial projects, selected a video transport system from T-VIPS to facilitate remote collaboration of the 2012 revamp of TV’s iconic “Dallas” series. Featuring old and new generations of the Ewing dynasty at Southfork Ranch, the TNT show is also updating its […]  More

Net Insight Selected by US Library of Congress for Video Transport

Net Insight, a provider of transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks announced an order to deliver video transport for the Library of Congress. Net Insight has been selected to deliver the Nimbra carrier-class media switch router (MSR) to support video transport to the US Library of Congress in a pilot project. The Nimbra platform […]  More

Filmwerks Renews SVG Sponsorship

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Filmwerks has renewed it’s mobile sponsorship. Filmwerks has provided power and temperature control to every major production entity in the U.S. Filmwerks has provided thousands of hours of live broadcast for events including professional wrestling, the Super Bowl, the US Open, PGA Championships, FIFA, and fashion […]  More

Harmonic , KIT digital Partnership Advances Multidevice Video Solutions

KIT digital, a cloud-based software solutions and technology services provider for multiscreen video management and delivery, and Harmonic, a provider of video infrastructure solutions, announced a strategic partnership that harnesses their complementary product portfolios to offer an end-to-end multiscreen video architecture optimally managed for maximum performance. The two companies are working together to create solutions […]  More

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