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 Esports How-To Series: Producing a Live League of Legends Competition With Riot Games’ Eamon Frasher

Esports is exploding, and producing an esports event presents unique challenges for live-content creators. In this special series from SVG, take a concentrated look at how some of the top esports brands put together their live-streamed productions. From the operational requirements to the creative storytelling techniques behind some of the biggest esports, get advice on […]  More

SVG Esports How-To Series: Producing a Live Rocket League Competition With Ball State University’s Chris Taylor and Brad Dailey

Esports is exploding, and producing an esports event presents unique challenges for live-content creators. In this special series from SVG, take a concentrated look at how some of the top esports brands put together their live-streamed productions. From the operational requirements to the creative storytelling techniques behind some of the biggest esports, get advice on […]  More

SVG College Summit: Ball State’s Chris Taylor on the Program’s Dedication to Esports

When it comes to traversing unproven ground in video production, Ball State University is normally at the forefront of new initiatives. Ball State Sports Link, the university’s student-run sports program, is the program that is continuing to push the envelope. At the 2019 SVG College Summit, Director of Digital Brandon Costa caught up with Chris […]  More

SVG College Summit: College Content Creators Share Solutions to Unique Production Challenges

Work in live sports production, and you’ll learn to expect the unexpected. From inclement weather to wonky venues, producers of live sports video have tackled some of the wackiest and most challenging obstacles with the belief that the show must go on. In this panel discussion from the 2019 SVG College Summit, experts in the […]  More

SVG College Summit: Ross Video’s Jared Schatz on the Technological Evolution of College Video

The college sports video marketplace has dramatically changed over the past decade and technology solutions developed by Ross Video over those years have played a key role in driving that growth. At the 2019 SVG College Summit, Jared Schatz, Vice President of Sales, for US and Canada for Ross Video shared how his company has […]  More

SVG College Summit: Twitter Sports’ David Herman Details the Latest Trends in Social Video

In 2019, Twitter is one of the go-to destinations to catch up on the latest news, events, and social buzz.  As digital sports media continues to mature, the social media giant is becoming home to some of the most high-quality sports video content anywhere. At the SVG College Summit, David Herman, sports partnerships manager, Twitter, chatted […]  More

SVG College Summit: ACC Athletic Departments Break Down Their Preparations For This Summer’s ACC Network Launch

In August, the highly-anticipated ACC Network will launch, with a long and comprehensive buildout of on-campus media-production facilities completed by many of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 15 institutions. Millions were spent on cameras, switchers, replay devices, graphics engines, comms, fiber, and much more. During a panel discussion at this year’s SVG College Summit, a few […]  More

SVG College Summit: Twitter’s David Herman on Building Video Content for Social Success

Twitter is commonly referred to as the internet’s sports bar, and, as digital sports media continues to mature, the social-media giant is becoming home to some of the most high-quality sports video content anywhere. At the 2019 SVG College Summit, David Herman, sports partnerships manager, Twitter, breaks down the latest in video success on the […]  More