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Motorsport’s Naomi Schiff plus The FA’s Kelly Simmons to speak at SVG Europe Women and Sky Sports event in London

SVG Europe Women and Sky Sports are excited to announce the initial line-up of speakers for Elevating Women in Sport, being held at Sky Central on 5 July from 3pm. Naomi Schiff, former professional racing driver turned Sky Sports presenter, plus The FA’s head of the women’s professional game, Kelly Simmons, and Sky Sports’ executive […]  More

Stepping stones: New graduate Lucy Harper on how she got her job as studio manager at BBC Radio 5 Live

New graduate Lucy Harper, studio manager at BBC Radio 5 Live, is the subject of another of SVG Europe’s ‘Stepping stones’ series, looking at how graduates and apprentices got into broadcasting. Harper has only recently joined BBC Radio 5 Live and is full of enthusiasm for her new role. How long have you been working […]  More

Stepping stones: Studio director at BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC News Radio Amy Brennan talks top tips for getting into broadcast

In our latest ‘Stepping stone’ interview, we talk to Amy Brennan, studio director at BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC News Radio, about how she got into broadcasting, how Rise helped her achieve her goals, and the importance of making connections. How long have you been working in the broadcast industry? I’ve been at the […]  More

SVG Europe Women and Sky Sports announce Elevating Women in Sport in-person event on 5 July

Sky Sports and SVG Europe Women are excited to announce Elevating Women in Sport, an in-person event taking place at Sky Central in West London on the afternoon of Tuesday 5 July 2022. The event, being held in association with Sky Sports, will feature a keynote on representation on and off the camera. This will […]  More

Ekta Hutton appointed head of FIFA+ digital academy

Ekta Hutton has been appointed head of FIFA+’s new digital academy which has been launched to help FIFA members boost their digital capabilities. FIFA+ is an ad-funded, direct-to-consumer streaming service that launched in April with a remit to show live games, feature-length documentaries and archive content. Football’s governing body said that by leveraging FIFA’s marquee […]  More

SVG Europe Women welcomes two new Advisory Board members from SVT Sport and Sky Deutschland

SVG Europe Women is excited to announce the appointment of two new Advisory Board members to its ranks, with Sweden-based SVT Sport’s head of sports, Åsa Edlund Jönsson, and Julia Boettger, director of operations at Sky Sports for Sky Deutschland. SVG Europe Women is excited to work with both Boettger and Edlund Jönsson in its goal […]  More

Rise announces its global pairings for 2022 mentoring schemes

Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in the broadcast media technology sector, has unveiled the pairing up of mentees and mentors for its fifth annual mentoring scheme in the UK, its third in Singapore, its second in North America and the introduction of its first mentoring schemes in North and Central Europe and ANZ. […]  More

SailGP reports huge broadcast and digital content audience growth during season two

SailGP has announced huge growth in its broadcast audience during season two, which saw an increase of 220%, with digital content views increasing 355%, alongside expanded diversity and sustainability initiatives. SailGP welcomed more viewers, attendees, online followers and athletes than ever in its second season. From the broadcast product to the on-water racing to the […]  More

Sky Sports announces multi-year broadcast partnership with W Series

Sky Sports has announced a new multi-year broadcast partnership with W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for women. W Series will include ten races across eight Formula 1 Grand Prix weekends in 2022, and Sky Sports will broadcast live coverage of every qualifying and race session. The three year partnership – through to […]  More