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

Soccer Summit Americas: NWSL on ESPN Producer Dana Rubin on the League’s Spike In Popularity

It’s an exciting time for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The U.S. Women’s National Team is fresh off winning this summer’s FIFA World Cup and there’s a spike in interest in the league where many of its players call home on a regular basis. At SVG’s inaugural Soccer Summit Americas last month, our Brandon […]  More

College Football Kickoff: ESPN’s Improved Line To Gain Pylon Cam, Marker Cam Systems Ready For Primetime (In the NFL, Too!)

The dawn of a new football season brings with it another wave of innovation from the team at ESPN. The big addition to this year’s technology lineup will be the introduction of new and improved versions of the network’s Line To Gain Pylon Cams and Marker Cam (which is a camera embedded inside the top […]  More

IP Production Forum: Grass Valley’s Mark Hilton on the Unique Challenges of IP In Live Sports

As IP-based solutions and infrastructures begin to take foot in the sports broadcasting industry, veteran technology vendors like Grass Valley have adjusted their strategies and product lines to meet their clients’ needs. As SVG’s IP Production Forum, our Brandon Costa caught up with Mark Hilton, VP, Live Production for Grass Valley to break down the […]  More

Golden State Warriors Offer First Look at Chase Center, New Home of the NBA’s Largest Centerhung Videoboard

On Monday, the Golden State Warriors offered media their first look at their new 16,000-seat basketball and concert arena in San Francisco. Set to open its doors in less than two weeks, the facility contains a plethora of gorgeous luxury suite spaces, state-of-the-art training facilities for Warriors players, and delicious food options for fans, but […]  More

Soccer Summit Americas: USL’s Brad Baker on How Expansion, At-Home Production Are Revolutionizing the League

For U.S. sports fans, there’s more soccer than ever to watch on television and various streaming platforms. Domestically, one of the leagues seeing the most dramatic growth is the United Soccer League (USL). With more and more franchises entering its ranks, the league has embarked on a comprehensive broadcast plan to produce all its matches […]  More

ACC Network Launch Day: With Buy-In From ESPN and All 15 Schools, Newest College Sports Network Is Poised for Success

“Hang on, I just got to put down the paper bag I’ve been breathing into.” Even for an industry veteran like ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer Amy Rosenfeld, this feeling never goes away. With the network since 2007, Rosenfeld has worked her fair share of major events, network launches, and property debuts, but, as the long-awaited […]  More