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disguise partners with Kwanda and Workfinder to address diversity in tech

disguise has launched a new internship programme designed to seek out, train and invite the best talent from under-represented backgrounds into the technology industry. The aim is to uncover the most promising young individuals through new partnerships with two initiatives that share disguise’s values of equality and diversity. The initiatives are Kwanda, a non-profit organisation supporting […]  More

International Women’s Day 2020: Solving inequality with goals, targets and action 

Solving diversity and inclusion challenges within the sports broadcasting industry requires planning, goals, targets, actions and measurement. As International Women’s Day 2020 flags up the role and need for women in the workplace, it is time to look at how the those in this industry can make positive steps towards making that happen. For those […]  More

Project Access launched to open doors for women across sports TV

International Women’s Day marks the launch of Project Access, a cross-industry initiative to improve opportunities for women professionals to enter and progress in sports broadcast, supported by numerous leading international organisations. An initial impact is being made by HBS, IMG, the English Football League (EFL) and Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT), with SVG Europe as […]  More

Making Paralympic history: Giles Long on bringing para sports to the masses

Channel 4’s coverage of the 2012 London Paralympics was for many the first time para sports were explained in a way that meant the viewer could really engage with the athletes and their achievements. The reason for this was Lexi, a groundbreaking info-graphics system that gave viewers a series of colour-coded human-shaped icons on the […]  More

MAMA Youth Project celebrates graduation of Season 17 trainees at Sky

MAMA Youth Project’s Season 17 trainees graduated in style at a special event in Sky Central’s North West Corner on Wednesday 11 December 2019. Hosted by former What’s Up TV presenter and producer, Jacqueline Shepherd, the graduation was attended by actors Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke who talked about unconscious bias in the broadcast industry […]  More

NEP UK launches education awards to attract new broadcast technology engineers

NEP UK has launched a new set of awards designed to highlight and reward nascent engineering talent in the UK. The NEP UK Education Awards scheme, which offers prizes including an entry-level position at NEP UK and mentorships, is part of the company’s ongoing educational outreach, which also provides a mentoring scheme and the annual […]  More

Rise launches schools tech outreach programme with BT Sport and Sky

The gender diversity advocate group Rise has launched a new industry-led schools outreach programme designed to inspire and educate school-age children about engineering and technology opportunities in the broadcast, media, and entertainment industries. Supported by BT Sport, Sky and other industry partners, ‘Rise Up’ is a programme of school workshops that will be delivered throughout […]  More

Education for all: Broadcast Academy’s Ekta Hutton on creating a lasting legacy

Sports broadcasting is all about the fan experience, encouraging the viewer to care and magnify the emotion. To make that possible, people in the television industry need education, and for those looking to get into this area, training needs to be made available. While this type of educational resource is readily available in some countries, […]  More