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 CES 2020: UHD Alliance Garners Wider Adoption of Its Filmmaker Mode For Film, Episodic-Content Viewing in the Home

How many times have you visited a friend or loved one and felt your stomach turn as they show off their brand-new television set? If they’ve got a sports-video professional, like yourself, in their life, they are one of the lucky ones. For many, a new television purchase means potentially accepting ugly default settings, leading […]  More

Save the Date: SVG Sports OTT Forum Returns to NYC on March 10

As the sports video industry enters 2020, the landscape has forever changed. Over-the-top distribution, subscription-based video services as becoming the norm, and the distribution of sports content is facing a whole new set of challenges at a rapidly escalating scale. Join your industry peers as we take these challenges head on at the third-annual SVG […]  More

SVG Summit: Dan Marshall Recounts AWS’s Significant Development in the Cloud

Almost every year, AWS offers something that will enhance content creation by the sports-video–production community. 2019, in particular, marked landmark progress for efforts in the cloud. On the cusp of a new year, AWS is poised to build on its successes. At the 2019 SVG Summit, SVG Director of Digital Brandon Costa and Dan Marshall, […]  More

SVG Summit: How Gambling Will Impact Sports Media in 2020

Gambling. It’s on everybody’s and every state’s mind as a means to drive not only revenue growth but also ratings as viewers will have more reasons to tune in. At the 2019 SVG Summit, key execs with experience in designing content for the sports bettor answer key questions: How are broadcasters approaching gambling from a […]  More

SVG Summit: Where Is Esports Headed In 2020?

The esports market continued to explode in 2019 as traditional media companies, leagues, and even sports franchises looked to become part of the ecosystem. What are some of the key trends to expect in 2020? How will esports continue to be on the ascent and what does that mean to the more traditional sports production […]  More

SVG Summit: ESPN Reflects on the Herculean Task of Launching the ACC Network

When ESPN launched the ACC Network, the new 24/7 national network dedicated to ACC sports, in August, it bolstered its expansive college sports coverage. It involved collaborative work and planning with personnel from across the ACC’s 15 institutions. At the 2019 SVG Summit, ESPN executives Meg Aronowitz, Aaron Katzman, and Amy Rosenfeld,  discussed what it […]  More