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

NFL Expands Partnership With Sportradar to Broaden Reach Into Future of Betting

On Monday, the National Football League expanded its partnership with one of the industry’s top sports data companies, Sportradar. The broadened deal gives Sportradar exclusivity to license the distribution of NFL official league data and content, most notably allowing the sending of real-time official play-by-play data and NGS data to sports betting operators (in the […]  More

SCM Forum: YES Network’s Jason Marshall on Migrating to an All-Virtual Facility

In 2018, YES Network — which owns the exclusive local-TV rights to the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, and Major League Soccer’s New York City FC — successfully migrated its entire plant to a virtual environment. At the 2019 SVG Sports Content Management Forum, our Director of Digital Brandon Costa caught […]  More

Live From X Games Minneapolis: How Tracking and AR Could Change the Future of Action Sports

In this era of data, live tracking — be it chip- or radar-based — has already become common in many of the biggest U.S. sports leagues. The NBA and NHL are rolling out player- and ball/puck-tracking systems, and Major League Baseball is already well-seasoned in its efforts with Statcast. And action sports may not be […]  More

Sports Content Management Forum: WWE’s Bryan Staffaroni on Maintaining Metadata for Archival Purposes

In a yearly schedule that includes more than 10 major events, including the heralded WrestleMania, the WWE is consistently dealing with a flurry of data. Throughout this tumultuous time, the company continues to tinker with the intricacies of the WWE Network, their direct-to-consumer platform, to provide an improved viewing experience for current fans. And for […]  More

How Clemson Utilizes Canon Lenses in Its Live Event Production

With its football team coming off a National Championship and the upcoming launch of the ESPN-supported ACC Network just days away, it’s an exciting time on the campus of Clemson University. The university’s in-house video team are seasoned pros when it comes to producing live event broadcasts for viewing destinations ranging from television screens to […]  More