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

DirectOut Technologies Expands Into US market with Joseph Electronics

Specialty Broadcast Distributor Joseph Electronics announced the addition of professional audio equipment manufacturer DirectOut Technologies GmbH. The company will serve as the exclusive distribution outlet for this new vendor for the entire USA. “I’m very pleased that we could add Joseph Fiber Solutions, a division of Joseph Electronics, to expand our presence in the US […]  More

XOS Digital, University of North Texas to Embark on Collegiate Broadcast-Control Trend

XOS Digital, Inc., a provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations, announced a new partnership with the University of North Texas athletics department to design and install a broadcast control room within the school’s new 30,000 seat football stadium, currently under construction, to power the Mean Green’s […]  More

Eurovision Renews SVG Sponsorship

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Eurovision, the biggest provider of broadcast-news services to international TV correspondents based in the U.S., has renewed its corporate sponsorship. From bureaus in Washington and New York, Eurovision Americas supplies a constant stream of news video to its member networks in Europe and sets up production […]  More

CBS Sports Agrees to Multi-Year Extension with Big Ten

It’s been a big week for ‘the Eye’ and its college sports initiative. Just days after announcing the signing of former University of Michigan football head coach Rich Rodriguez, CBS is hitching its wagon to his former conference’s hoops lineup. CBS Sports has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Big Ten Conference extending its […]  More

Venue News: Vikings Hit Snag, Montana Backs 49ers as Stadium Proposals Heat Up

During a hearing on the Vikings’ proposed stadium in Arden Hills, MN, councilwoman Ady Wickstrom opposed the plan, citing her consultation with economist Art Rolnick, a senior fellow and co-director of the Human Capital Research Collaborative at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. Rolnick shot down the generally conceived notion that new […]  More

Sennheiser Debuts Evolution Wireless G3 100 Series Combo Kits at InfoComm

Sennheiser has introduced 12 new evolution wireless G3 100 Series combo kits at InfoComm 2011. The evolution wireless G3 100 Series allows musicians, vocalists and presenters to achieve flawless sound with features normally reserved for systems at twice its price point. The kits, which are available now, are suitable for a wide range of user […]  More

Norway’s NRK Selects Miranda Gear for HD2 Production Truck

Norway’s public broadcaster, NRK, selected Miranda’s NVISION 8500 Hybrid embedded audio router, along with 10 Kaleido-X16 and three Kaleido-Modular multi-viewers, for its new HD2 production truck. The new HD truck operates at NRK’s most demanding and high profile sports events across Norway. It was used for the first time at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, […]  More

Panasonic Intros AG-AC7PJ Entry-Level, Shoulder-Mount AVCHD Cam

Panasonic Solutions Company announced the introduction of the AG-AC7PJ, a versatile, low-cost professional AVCHD shoulder-mount camcorder. Featuring  Full HD (1920×1080)  and SD Memory Card recording (480i) to SDHC/SDXC media,  the AC7PJ weighs under four pounds, offers stable, shoulder-mount shooting and comes with a large grip and zoom lever, as well as a wide-diameter, manual focus ring for smooth, precise […]  More

Bird Joins Wohler as Chief Marketing Officer

Wohler Technologies announced the appointment of Don Bird as chief marketing officer (CMO), a newly created position reflecting the company’s increased commitment to worldwide strategic sales and marketing. With a 30-plus-year career in the media and cinema industries — including more than 20 years in executive management — Bird will lead all of Wohler’s sales, […]  More

DIRECTV Turns to NeuLion for ROOT SPORTS Digital Platform

The DIRECTV Sports Network took another step in the development of its ROOT SPORTS brand last week when it announced an agreement with Internet-TV-technology company NeuLion to use its digital platform to power newly launched Websites for three regional sports networks. Working with ROOT SPORTS, NeuLion designed brand-new, interactive Websites, including on-demand sports-video content. The three […]  More

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