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

SVG On Demand: Google Cloud’s Anil Jain on the Tremendous Potential of Cloud-based Workflows

To use a sports metaphor, cloud-based workflows and the impact that it can have on the media industry, are still in the very first innings, and one of the early leaders in the clubhouse is Google Cloud. At the 2019 NAB Show, Anil Jain, Google Cloud’s Managing Director of Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment spoke with […]  More

SVG On Demand: LiveU’s Dave Belding on the Latest in HEVC-capable Video Solutions

In a reflection of the company’s growth, LiveU has erected its largest booth in the company’s history at this year’s NAB Show. Inside, the commitment to HEVC continues with the LU300, a small, cost-effective, and reliable HEVC encoder, enabling broadcasters and other content creators to transmit high-quality video from almost any location.  More

SVG On Demand: Fujinon’s Gordon Tubbs on Advancements in HDR Lenses

While 4K is the popular buzzword, Fujinon has taken note that many in the video production industry, specifically sports, are leaning more into the high-dynamic range (HDR). So, at this year’s NAB Show, the company’s highlights include the premiere of the UA125×8 4K-compatible box-type broadcast zoom lens that is under development with the world’s highest […]  More

Live From Final Four: U.S. Bank Stadium Delivers an In-Venue Show on a Gigantic Scale

Still less than three years old, U.S. Bank Stadium has become a favored home for some of sports’ top  events and has hosted events from X Games to international soccer matches, and Super Bowl LII. No in-venue video production, however, may rival the unique nature that has come with this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final […]  More

Live From Final Four: For CBS and Turner, One of the Year’s Biggest Productions Sings a Familiar – Albeit Epic – Tune

Its business as usual at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four for the production and operations teams of CBS Sports and Turner Sports. And while that may sound routine, its anything but. This year’s event in Minneapolis is another massive video operation with two full production compounds (one inside the bowels of U.S. Bank Stadium […]  More

Live From Final Four: For Michigan State’s Spartan Vision, Consistent Branding Is Top Priority Amidst the Madness

Michigan State men’s basketball head coach Tom Izzo may be making his eighth appearance at a Final Four, but for all of his players, this is a first-of-its-kind opportunity. The same can be said for Michigan State’s Spartan Vision team and its three content creators that it has on-site shooting and editing video throughout the […]  More

Live From Final Four: Virginia’s Video Team Is a One-Two Punch of Capture and Edit

A college athletic department’s video-production team may never expect to make a Final Four. But it had better be ready when it happens. For the University of Virginia’s Video Services department, this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been a particularly special run to document in recent college-basketball memory: a program that suffered through being […]  More