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

RSN Summit: AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh’s Doug Johnson Dishes on New Studio Plans

AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh is a regional sports network that has never shied away from pushing the technological envelope. At the SVG RSN Summit, VP/Executive Producer Doug Johnson shared with SVG Director of Digital Brandon Costa plans for a potential new studio and also discussed how his operations team is using at-home production workflows to operate […]  More

RSN Summit: Kenny Miller on How Altitude Sports Is Reimagining the Pregame Show

Pregame and postgame shows have followed a similar model for many years, but Altitude Sports is trying to break the mold. During the Denver Nuggets playoff run this year, the Denver-based regional sports network took a new approach to its coverage with a Facebook Live show that has the company completely rethinking its approach to […]  More

The SVG Podcast: David Herman, U.S. Sports Partnerships Manager, Twitter

What makes for successful social video content? What’s the latest with how the algorithms prioritize video and motion graphic content? And what can you and your team due to better leverage your social presence? We ask those questions and more of David Herman, U.S. Sports Partnerships Manager for Twitter. SVG’s Director of Digital Brandon Costa […]  More

Univision Deportes Brings Augmented Reality to the Pitch at CONCACAF Gold Cup

In another busy summer of international soccer for the sports-broadcasting industry, U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Deportes has its innovative eye fixed firmly on the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Promising more coverage and a greater use of technology than it has ever used at this event, Univision will have an onsite presence at all of the tournament’s […]  More

SVG College Summit: How Texas A&M’s 12th Man Productions Made the Move to IP

Imagine Communications and Texas A&M University’s 12th Man Productions have collaborated to deliver a distributed campus solution leveraging an existing SDI network with a COTS and FPGA-based ST 2110 solution. This Unified Venue system enables  distribution of uncompressed ST 2110 streams from all venues into a centralized control room supporting 12th Man Productions events. This […]  More

SVG College Summit: Pac-12 Networks’ At-Home Production Workflow and the Role of Audio

The Pac-12 Networks produces 850 live sports events — including 485 at-home productions — and 1,500 events as shoulder programming across one national network and six regional networks. Among the many technological challenges of this undertaking, how does audio play into the mix? In this case study from the SVG College Summit, go inside the […]  More

SVG College Summit: Cinematic Techniques and the Art of Storytelling in Live Sports Production

Break through the noise and cut through the clutter. In a landscape oversaturated with linear and digital sports content, learn how paying strategic attention to a unique visual and storytelling approach will elevate your content above the rest. In this presentation from the 2019 SVG College Summit, Megan Wells, former head of content/executive producer, Under […]  More