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

Vizrt, ShotTracker, Astucemedia Team Up on Player Tracking for ESPN’s Production of Hall of Fame Classic

For this year’s National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Classic this week at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO, ESPN is integrating and experimenting with new real-time data-filled graphics designed to enhance the live broadcast. Use of sensor-based tracking technology and high-end graphics-generation engines enables live on-gameplay displays of live player IDs, on-court shot […]  More

B/R Enhances Live-Streamed Offerings on National Lacrosse League as the Two Sides Expand Media Partnership

The National Lacrosse League and media partner Turner Sports have unveiled a series of broadcast and live-streaming enhancements ahead of the league’s new season, which is set for face-off on Friday. It marks the second season that NLL matches will live-stream on Turner’s B/R Live direct-to-consumer sports-streaming product, and, this year, those matches will include […]  More

NBC Sports Elevates Molly Solomon to Executive Producer and President, NBC Olympics Production

On Tuesday, NBC Sports Group named industry veteran Molly Solomon executive producer and president, NBC Olympics Production, taking over the top post vacated by Jim Bell earlier this month. In the position, Solomon oversees the entire day-to-day editorial production of NBC Olympics’ coverage, beginning with the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.  More

Dome Productions’ Unique New Truck ‘Showcase’ Targets Digital-Content Creators

One of the top mobile-production–facility providers in the business, Dome Productions made a splash in 2019 not by introducing another 53-ft. expando or a fully IP facility into the market. Instead, the company rolled Showcase, which is designed to meet the needs of digital-media companies looking to take their onsite productions to a new level.  More

The SVG Podcast Digital Extra: Digital Delivery — Traditional vs. OTT Distribution Tech

On a special ‘Digital Extra’ episode of The SVG Podcast, we bring you a roundtable discussion with four industry experts on the unique challenges in delivering live-streamed video content. More eyeballs are shifting from linear TV to streaming outlets, but the expectations of the quality of that video remains the same. What makes it so […]  More

SVG Summit 2019: fuboTV CTO Gier Magnusson, Sinclair Broadcast Group Distinguished Engineer Jason Justman to Keynote SVG Digital Workshop

Once again in 2019, the SVG Summit (Dec. 16-17, New York Midtown Hilton, NYC) will feature an exciting workshop dedicated entirely to the streaming future of the sports video industry. The SVG Digital Workshop (Dec. 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET) will offer important discussions surrounding everything in the business (subscriber-ship, ad delivery, […]  More