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

FloSports Further Accelerates Its Growth With a Convincing Push Into Soccer

2018 not only was a breakout year for direct-to-consumer sports-streaming products but also showcased a notably strong performance by sports-streaming distributor FloSports. The company signed more than 250 content partnership deals in those 12 months and gained more traction and visibility among viewers and across the sports-media industry at large.  More

In NBC Sports’ NHL All-Star Game Production, Player/Puck Tracking Is the Belle of the Ball

More and more these days, sports-television presentations are resembling their videogame counterparts. Thanks to new player and puck tracking being debuted Saturday night in San Jose, CA, by the NHL, NBC Sports’ production of the 2019 NHL All-Star Game may be one of the most telling examples of that trend that we’ve seen to date.  More

How Fox Sports North Broadcast Hockey Day Minnesota When Temperatures Hit 27 Degrees Below Zero

In the great state of Minnesota, the people take pride in two things: their love of hockey and their ability to tolerate the cold. Both were on display in a big way on Saturday when the Minneapolis-based regional sports network Fox Sports North carried Hockey Day Minnesota under the most extreme cold the event has […]  More

UFC Debut Proves To Be Big Step Forward in Growth of ESPN+

Last week was a big one for ESPN+. The video service powered by The Walt Disney Co.’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) division and ESPN, grew both on the technological front and in terms of subscriber support, following the addition of some new functionality and the debut of one of the platform’s newest and biggest partners: […]  More

Go Inside Cardinals’ ACC Network Control Room When SVG College: Louisville Visits University of Louisville on Feb. 26

The latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series takes us to Kentucky and the campus of the University of Louisville on Feb. 26 for SVG College: Louisville. Network with and learn from some of the top college-sports-video content creators in the area, tour the Cardinals’ new $8 million, 7,850-sq.-ft. broadcast center designed for the upcoming launch of the ACC Network, and become a part of the SVG College family at this intimate […]  More