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 Sports OTT Forum: Emerging D2C Streamers To Dissect Their Tech Challenges and Opportunities

The second-annual SVG Sports OTT Forum, which will be held at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in New York City, is just over two weeks away! On Thursday, July 25, the forum will bring together traditional broadcasters, digital-native sports-media companies, major professional leagues, technology vendors, and others to discuss the pressing issues in the live–sports-streaming […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Scott Shapiro, VP/Corporate Development, Sinclair Broadcast Group

The regional sports network business is undergoing massive change, driven largely by the recent sale of the 21 Disney-owned Fox RSNs to Sinclair Broadcast Group. The acquisition remains a work in progress but we’re joined on The SVG Podcast today by Scott Shapiro, VP/Corporate Development for Sinclair Broadcast Group to discuss the deal, how his […]  More

RSN Summit: Amy Scheller on How Program Productions Is Helping RSNs Meet Their Crewing Needs

With tens of thousands of live sports productions going on each year, the sports television industry faces a challenge of finding talented crew to work behind-the-scenes on all of these shows nationwide. Amy Scheller, SVP Strategy & Development at Program Productions shares how her company is helping its regional sports network partners meet those demands […]  More

SVG Venue Summit: Olympia Entertainment’s Peter Skorich on the Continued Growth of Little Caesars Arena

When Detroit opened the doors of Little Caesars Arena in 2017, the Motor City’s beloved hockey and basketball teams finally had a new home. After nearly two years filled with concerts, private events, and fierce NHL and NBA competition, the venue has become a centerpiece of the city’s revitalized sports district. At the 2019 SVG […]  More

RSN Summit: NESN’s Theresa Spencer on the Uniqueness of In-Market Live Streaming

As in-market live streaming has become commonplace across the sports-media industry, regional sports networks have taken different routes to launching their own live-streaming applications. At the 2019 SVG RSN Summit, Theresa Spencer, digital technology nanager, NESN, shares details on her team at the New England-based sports network and explains what it was like to launch […]  More

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