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

Live From CFP National Championship: ESPN Operations Turns NOLA’s Jackson Brewery Into a Home-Away-From-Bristol

With nearly 80 cameras, 15 production trucks, and 15 viewing options on its highly popular MegaCast, ESPN is covering tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game at New Orleans’s Mercedes-Benz Superdome about as extensively as any sports event has ever been covered on television. However, the game is typically only a portion of the story […]  More

Live From CES: NextGen TV, 8K Screens, Emerging Streaming Platforms — A Roundup From the Exhibit Floor

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas may have lacked some of its traditional mainstream juice this year, but there were plenty of advances worth noting for consumers (and producers) of video. In the Las Vegas Convention Center, a horde of gigantic, super-high-resolution screens stopped attendees in their tracks, and important behind-the-scenes work […]  More

Live From CES: Zixi Bolsters Its Software-Defined Video Platform While Expanding Portfolio of Supported Protocols

While Zixi, a developer of technology to support delivery of live, broadcast-quality video over IP, is showing off a slew of new functionalities in Version 13 of its Software Defined Video Platform here at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, its major goal is to trumpet the industry-redefining potential of video delivery over IP and demonstrate […]  More

Live From CES: Monumental Sports’ Zach Leonsis Sees Opportunities in ‘Data Visualization and Data as Content’

As a decade full of advanced analytics gives way to a future full of high-end graphics and sports-betting content in sports-video production, data is becoming one of sports media’s most valuable resources. At least, that’s the opinion of Zach Leonsis, SVP, strategic initiatives, Monumental Sports & Entertainment/GM, Monumental Sports Network.  More

SVG Summit: Quantum’s Eric Bassier Discusses Upcoming Trends in the Storage Sector

Quantum remains one of the premier storage providers in sports-video production. Heading into the new year, the company is ready to help the community’s media-management needs. At the SVG Summit, Eric Bassier, senior director, global product marketing, Quantum, spoke with SVG Director of Digital Brandon Costa about important updates made by the company in 2019, trends […]  More

SVG Summit: Sky Deutschland’s Alessandro Reitano Speaks on Tenure as SVG Europe Chairman

Sky Deutschland is one of the most technologically advanced networks in Europe. VP, Sports Production, Alessandro Reitano has been one of the individuals pushing the company toward broadcast applications in virtual reality and the like. To boot, Reitano is heading the efforts of SVG sister company SVG Europe as its Chairman. At the SVG Summit […]  More