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

MLB Postseason 2019: Turner Sports Rolls Into October With Expanded Deployment of High Frame Rate Cameras, Embedded Field Mics

After getting things going with their broadcast of the National League Wild Card Game on Tuesday, Turner Sports is ready to dive head first into another dramatic October of postseason baseball. TBS has the National League side of the bracket this year, beginning with Thursday’s doubleheader of NLDS matchups between the St. Louis Cardinals-Atlanta Braves […]  More

With NHL’s Player/Puck-Tracking System Still in the Works, NBC Sports Continues to Prepare For How It Will Change the Hockey Broadcast

The 2019-20 NHL season is meant to be the ushering in of a new era with deployment across the league of its new player- and puck-tracking system. While the fallout of Jogmo World Corp. has thrown a wrench into the mix – and led to the league dropping the tech company as its technology partner […]  More

Amazon Prime Video Targets Interactivity In Its Third Season Streaming NFL’s Thursday Night Football

Alternate announcers. Unique pregame content. Even a diversity of platforms on which to stream. Amazon Prime Video has attempted to layer various features on top of what it considers to be an elite-caliber simulcast stream of NFL’s Thursday Night Football. Now entering its third season as the exclusive streaming partner of the TNF package, Prime […]  More

NBA 2K League Plans to Launch Chinese Team

As it promised since its inception in 2017, the NBA 2K League is going global. The esports league announced Thursday evening that it’s partnering with the global esports organization Gen.G to launch an NBA 2K League team in Shanghai, China, that will join the league in time for the start of the 2020 season.  More

The SVG Podcast: CONCACAF CCO Heidi Pellerano & LaLiga North America CEO Boris Gartner

The popularity of soccer continues to grow in the United States, but its international leagues and organizations that are having the greatest impact on America’s diverse demographic. On today’s episode of The SVG Podcast, we have a pair of conversations with key soccer execs that are using video to grow their fan affinity. Heidi Pellerano, […]  More

More Slow-Mos Than Ever, Two New IP-based Trucks, and a 5.1 Audio Workflow Highlight New Season of NFL on Fox

While the news of Fox Sports producing this year’s Thursday Night Football package in 4K UHD has stolen industry headlines, don’t sleep on Fox’s Sunday afternoon games that are getting significant technological and operational overhauls of their own in 2019. With the addition of more super-slow-motion cameras and Skycams across the network’s portfolio, one of […]  More

Inside Fox Sports’ Upcoming Season of 4K HDR Distribution of Thursday Night Football

As you’ve likely heard by now — and as was officially announced by the network on Friday morning — Fox Sports will be distributing this season’s Thursday Night Football NFL package in 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) and HDR. Beginning with next Thursday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau […]  More

Back to Boston! Tour Crimson’s Live-Video-Production Infrastructure as SVG College: Boston Visits Harvard University on Oct. 30

The latest in the SVG College Regional Event Series takes us back to Boston and the campus of Harvard University on Oct. 30 for SVG College: Boston. Network with some of the top college-sports-video-content creators in the area, tour the Crimson’s innovative broadcast and in-venue production facilities built around IP technologies, learn how the Harvard’s […]  More