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

FanDuel To Become First in U.S. to Offer Live Streaming of Matches Within Its Betting App

FanDuel Group appears set to become the first U.S. sports betting service to offer video streaming of live sporting events within a sports betting app. In an extension of its partnership with Sportradar, the global provider of sports data and content, FanDuel is taking the unique first step of marrying live video and betting odds […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Endeavor Streaming’s Phil Green on How the New Company Is Continuing to Shape Its Identity

It’s been only just over a year since Endeavor acquired the streaming technology outfit NeuLion for $250 million, and it’s only been three months (January of this year), that the result of that purchase – the launch of Endeavor Streaming – became official. So, needless to say, the industry is still getting a feel for […]  More

SVG College Summit: ACC, The Ivy League Schools To Offer Lessons Learned From ESPN-Fueled Expansions

2019 is a huge year for many in college–sports-video production. Broadcast facilities and live-event programming schedules are being built out at rates never before seen. For college–sports-video-production professionals, it has never been more critical to remain dialed-in to the latest developments in technology, content development, and distribution strategies. Fortunately, some of the sharpest minds from […]  More

SVG College Summit: Sign Up for an Exclusive Tour of Georgia Tech’s ACC Network Production Facility

Attendees of the 2019 SVG College Summit (May 29-31, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta) are invited to an exclusive tour and open house of Georgia Tech’s new video-production facility, built for the upcoming launch of the ACC Network. The tour will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 1 p.m. Space is limited, so […]  More

After March Madness Live’s Success, iStreamPlanet’s Mio Babic Is Highly Encouraged by Cloud Delivery Workflows

It was another winning year for one of the sports-video industry’s top live-streaming products: March Madness Live. The 2019 men’s hoops tourney set all-time records in live streaming (with more than 100 million streams, a 31% increase over last year) and live hours consumed (more than 24 million, a 29% spike).  More

NAB 2019 Perspectives: The Switch’s Charles Conroy Says Traditional Sports Broadcasters Can Help But Need To Listen to Esports’ Needs

Esports was a dominating trend at NAB 2019, but few exhibitors put their flag in the ground more dramatically than The Switch. The longtime provider of network connectivity and managed, private cloud services formally introduced The Switch eSports division, which comprises technology and personnel dedicated to integrating esports production, transmission, and distribution from anywhere in […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Cisco’s Bryan Bedford On Why Finding Engineers With a Mixed Skillset in Broadcast and IP is the Industry’s Greatest Challenge

Visitors of Cisco’s booth at the 2019 NAB Show were treated to a colorful, journey-like experience that helped map out and simplify the end-to-end workflow of the media supply chain covered within the popular products and solutions of the Cisco Media Blueprint. One of the crown jewels of the chain was an overview of the […]  More