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SVG Europe Women Virtual Wellbeing announces Liberation: A freedom model for good stress

SVG Europe Women Virtual Wellbeing has announced its first workshop of 2021, which aims to help participants cope better with stress. Liberation: A freedom model for good stress will take place on 11 February 2021 at 10am (UK time). Special guest speaker, chartered and counselling psychologist Sarah Hosken, will take participants through a view of […]  More

Changing attitudes: Whisper’s head of production for sport, Karen Knowles, on the evolution of women in broadcasting

Karen Knowles is head of production for sport at broadcast company Whisper. She has come into the world of sport from the entertainment and factual genre, where she cut her teeth before following a colleague to Whisper. Since she began her career, Knowles has seen a lot change in terms of attitudes towards people who […]  More

The Art of Replay On-Demand: EVS Live Sports Production Workshop

The Art of Replay: EVS Live Sports Production Workshop took place on 2 December 2020. You can now watch a recording of the session on-demand. Presented by SVG Europe Women Virtual and SVG Europe, the workshop was designed to aid those interested in learning the basic operational skills required to use the EVS LSM remote […]  More

Jamie Chadwick confirmed as Veloce Racing’s female driver for Extreme E

Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has welcomed Williams F1 development driver and W Series Champion, Jamie Chadwick, as Veloce Racing’s female driver. One of the UK’s brightest young talents, Chadwick brings a wealth of experience to the table with multiple titles to her name. After taking her first steps in car racing […]  More

Sandy Nasseri wins Woman of the Year at Rise Awards 2020

Advocacy group for women in the broadcast technology sector, Rise, has announced the winners of year’s Rise Awards, held as part of the DPP Tech Leaders’ Briefing 2020. The ceremony, held virtually on 17 November, saw Sandy Nasseri, chief executive officer and founder of MelroseInc, presented with the Woman of the Year award. Nasseri was […]  More

SVG Europe Women mentee Sarah McLaughlin becomes first woman to direct for the Professional Squash Association

Sarah McLaughlin, an SVG Europe Women and Rise mentee, has become the first woman to direct a squash match for the Professional Squash Association (PSA). The PSA is the global governing body for the men’s and women’s professional squash circuit. The PSA World Tour involves over 200 tournaments annually. McLaughlin, a multi-skilled operator at the […]  More

Whisper appoints Kaz Cranston as second head of production

Kaz Cranston has been promoted to head of production at Whisper, the live and unscripted sports production company, taking on a newly created role that will sit alongside the company’s current head of production Karen Knowles. Due to the continuing growth of Whisper’s unscripted division, along with its investment in Moonshine Features, Whisper created the […]  More

Sky Sports to open up this Saturday’s Fight Night boxing to all to push women’s elite sport

Sky Sports has announced it is making this Saturday’s Fight Night boxing available on YouTube, Facebook and skysports.com, as part of the broadcaster’s bid to make elite women’s sport more accessible to a broader fan base. The triple-header of women’s world title fights taking place on 14 November – including undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor’s […]  More

SailGP launches diversity, equity and inclusion initiative for fast tracking of female athletes

SailGP has announced the roll out of its first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. This comes off the back of its Race for the Future purpose-led agenda aimed at accelerating change to a cleaner and more inclusive future. The global championship’s new programme will enable the fast-tracking of female athletes’ training and development for […]  More