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

Grass Valley Delivers Slow-Motion from High-Velocity World Ski Championships

In February, German broadcaster ZDF provided the host broadcast facilities for the 2011 World Ski Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Immediately before the event, it added a new Grass Valley LDK 8300 Live Super SloMo camera paired with a K2 Dyno Replay System. ZDF also bought two new Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite wireless cameras systems to add to […]  More

Gepco International Supports NSCA Members

NSCA announced its participation in its Member Appreciation Reception at InfoComm 2011, including Gepco International (InfoComm Booth 435), which continues its support of the integration community as a key supporter of the new event. “We are proud to continue our support of the NSCA community,” said Brian Lamar, Director of Sales for SheerWire by Gepco […]  More

CSVS 2011: SIDs Advise Baby Steps When Getting Into Video

Mark Kwolek, associate director of athletic public relations/director of new media at the University of Richmond, had one piece of advice for athletic departments looking to leap into video production: “Start simple.” At SVG’s College Sports Video Summit in Atlanta this week, Kwolek joined other current and former sports information directors on a panel titled […]  More

Signiant Teams With XOS Digital for Sports Recruiting Application

Signiant announced that XOS Digital, a provider of digital media services to collegiate and professional sports organizations, has built its XOS PlayerOnDemand scouting system around the Signiant content supply chain management solution. The Signiant technology provides a platform for XOS Digital to capture video of high school football players in action and other related content, […]  More

WealthTV Invests in Nine Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorders

WealthTV, the national luxury lifestyle and entertainment cable television network, recently purchased and took delivery of nine additional Panasonic AG-3DA1 Full HD 3D camcorders, which represents one of Panasonic’s largest orders for the 3D camera. WealthTV is accelerating its broad-scale 3D production in support of its current 3D VOD deployment and its plans to launch […]  More

LEVEL 3 CDN Services to Support Online Video Streaming for MLB.com

Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced it has been selected by MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, to augment content delivery network (CDN) services in support of its live and on-demand online streaming. With the addition of these services, Level 3 is supporting the delivery of MLB.com’s video streaming from creation to consumption using […]  More

ESPN Reaches Eight-Year Agreement with West Coast Conference

ESPN and the West Coast Conference (WCC) have announced an eight-year rights agreement extension for enhanced coverage of men’s and women’s basketball and Olympic sports content across multiple platforms. As a result of the new deal that runs through the 2018-19 academic year, ESPN will receive rights to distribute West Coast Conference men’s and women’s […]  More

Comcast SportsNet to Use Retro Graphics as Part of ‘White Sox 70’s Night’

Comcast SportsNet, the television home of the Chicago White Sox, will take part in the celebration of White Sox 70’s Night on Friday by utilizing a number of special ’70’s-themed elements throughout the pre-game, game, and post-game broadcasts. Coverage will begin at 6:30 pm on CSN+ with first pitch slated for 7:10 pm. The night gets underway […]  More

Nevion Appoints Foster as West Coast Regional Sales Manager

Nevion, a video transport solutions provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, has appointed Jesse Foster as west coast regional sales manager. Based in Los Angeles, Foster will be responsible for direct sales to broadcast and post-production customers as well as managing relationships with OEMs on the west coast. Foster brings a wealth of broadcast industry experience, joining […]  More