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

Lyon Video Deploys HD Truck with Grass Valley Gear to ESPN RISE Games

Lyon Video, the Columbus, OH-based mobile production company, supplied its latest high-definition truck (Lyon 12), complete with Grass Valley HD production equipment, and a “B” unit to cover the 2011 ESPN RISE Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. The Grass Valley equipment used included eight LDK 8000 Elite HD cameras […]  More

Dartfish Releases EasyTag App for iPhone, iPad and Android Mobile Devices

Dartfish, a video solutions provider, has released Dartfish EasyTag for mobile devices, a tool that enables coaches, players and fans to create their own video highlights during a game or performance. A free app available on the Apple App store and Android Marketplace, Dartfish EasyTag enables sports enthusiasts to mark interesting events live during a game, […]  More

Harmonic Launches ProMedia Software Solutions

Harmonic announced the ProMedia family of software solutions that optimize live and file-based multiscreen video production and processing for content and service providers. The ProMedia family performs a broad range of functions, including transcoding, packaging, and origination to enable high-quality video creation and delivery of live streaming, live-to-VOD, and VOD services to TVs, PCs, tablets, […]  More

Turner Sports, NCAA Welcome New Interns Through NCAA Digital Partnership

Turner Sports and the NCAA welcome the inaugural class of interns into the NCAA Digital Internship Program.  The internship program begins today and runs through June 30, 2012.  The interns were chosen from more than 1,750 applicants and hail from 11 different colleges and universities and eight different states.  They will work primarily on the NCAA Digital […]  More

Sinclair Selects Ross Video’s OverDrive APC for Three Facilities

Sinclair Broadcast Group, a group of television broadcasting companies, have purchased Ross Video’s OverDrive for three facilities. Sinclair, headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland will launch automated productions in Texas, Maine and Tennessee during the summer of 2011. The adoption of OverDrive Automated Production Control came after a full review by Sinclair of available technologies. “After […]  More

Versus Rebranded as NBC Sports Network

As expected, NBC announced that Versus will officially be rebranded as the NBC Sports Network, with the change taking effect on Jan. 2. The NBC Sports Network will serve as the NBC Sports Group’s 24/7 cable platform. Many NBC Sports production and programming elements have already been introduced on Versus since the merger – such […]  More

LINK Research Digital Pre-Distortion Tees Off at British Open

At this year’s Open Golf Championship LINK Research’s latest wireless camera RF module, incorporating real time pre-distortion which offers adjacent channel performance and clean RF spectrum, was used for the first time by Aerial Video systems (AVS). For such a large broadcast event, frequency spectrum allocation can be limited. To alleviate this situation AVS utilized […]  More

NewTek Ships 3Play 820 10-Channel HD Slow Motion Replay System

NewTek, a provider of portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced the shipment of 3Play 820, a 10-channel (eight-in, two-out), slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording, and instant replay of up to eight video streams, each with up to quad channel audio. “Running replay with the NewTek 3Play 820 has raised our production to […]  More