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

KRNV Updates HD ENG With JVC PROHD Camcorders

JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., announced that KRNV, the NBC affiliate serving Reno, Nev. (DMA #108), has purchased 14 GY-HM790U ProHD cameras for ENG and creative services applications. The cameras arrived at the station in April, and most have already been deployed in the field. Jeff Deitch, KRNV chief photographer, […]  More

Sennheiser and Neumann Excel in Subterranean Recording Adventure

In February, a crew from Classical Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and the A cappella vocal group, Cantus, MPR’s 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence, took a three-minute pitch black ride down to the 27th level of the Soudan Underground Mines to record a performance 2,341 feet below the surface. This audio and video venture — which highlights the most […]  More

Williamson Joins Stagetec as VP of Broadcast Systems

Stagetec USA announced that it has appointed James Williamson as VP of Broadcast Systems. Based in Stagetec’s NY office, Williamson will be responsible for system sales and support across the product line with a main focus on broadcast. Most recently James has provided independent Broadcast and A/V facility design, but he has also spent many […]  More

NewTek Ships TriCaster 850 EXTREME Ahead of Schedule

NewTek, provider of portable live production and 3D animation systems, has announced the company is shipping the TriCaster 850 EXTREME a full quarter before expected. The new HD portable live production system blurs the lines between live and post production. “I can’t believe how TriCaster 850 EXTREME has changed my approach to live production,” says […]  More

GlobeCast Delivers HD French Open Coverage for NBC Sports

This weekend, GlobeCast successfully wrapped up its services to NBC Sports’ HD coverage of the 2011 French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris. For the duration of the two week event, GlobeCast provided NBC Sports with a dedicated HD satellite news gathering (SNG) vehicle, enabling delivery of live HD feeds from France to […]  More

Ross Video Expands Manufacturing Presence

Ross Video will be expanding their main factory in Iroquois, Ontario, Canada this year. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place June 3 at the Iroquois manufacturing plant at 8 John Street. The expansion will triple the footprint of the main facility and allow consolidation of some temporarily leased space as well as room for growth. […]  More

Sennheiser’s Recording Sound Academy Seminar Visits Seattle

Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it will be offering its Recording Sound Academy Seminar next week. The one-day workshop, which targets basic studio microphone techniques and advanced recording concepts and practices, will be presented at on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in Monroe, Wash. Modeled after Sennheiser’s highly acclaimed RF wireless and live production Sound Academy seminars, the […]  More

Cobalt Digital to Demonstrate New Gear at BroadcastAsia 2011

Cobalt Digital will underscore its support of the Asian market by presenting a complement of products that address the region’s requirements at BroadcastAsia2011.  Chris Shaw, senior vice president of sales & marketing, announced the Company’s intentions to exhibit its newly expanded 3G/HD/SD-SDI conversion gear in Booth 4M2-06, a space shared with Gencom Technology, a New Zealand-based […]  More