SVGE Women

This OB Life: Inside the compound [VIDEO]

In the second of a series of educational films going behind the camera on sports OBs, presenter Isa Guha provides a guided tour of the broadcast compound and production facilities during the 2019 Women’s Ashes, talking to the Sky Sports crew and production team about their roles. Produced by Sky for SVG Europe, this video […]  More

This OB Life: The Steadicam ops [VIDEO]

In the first of a series of educational films going behind the camera on sports OB, two Steadicam operators from Sky Production Services, Louise Popplewell and Lucy Hales, take time out from covering the 2019 Netball World Cup to discuss their craft and their careers. “To be honest, I don’t mind being a woman in […]  More

SVG Europe Women: Sky Studios event attracts a bumper crowd and considers serious work-life issues

How to start a women’s initiative at work, dealing with unconscious bias and developing and progressing your career were key topics at the SVG Europe Women at Sky Studios event on Thursday (18 July). An audience of almost 150 people from across the sports production and broadcasting community attended the specially convened forum, which was […]  More

DAZN reveals how new off-platform, free-to-air strategy is helping to grow markets and sports

Live and on-demand sports streaming service DAZN recently launched in Brazil with great success thanks to its targeted use of a new off-platform, free to air strategy. Speaking at the Oval cricket ground with technical partner Grabyo, Sarah Beattie, vice president for communications and new markets at DAZN, explained how and why the company has […]  More

BBC Sport speaks out on evolving women’s cricket broadcasting and taking advantage of storytelling twists

BBC Sport recently spoke about the evolution of the women’s game of cricket at Lord’s in late May, at the most recent SVG Europe Women event. The difficulty of balancing the need to increase viewership of the women’s game through telling players’ unique stories as they transition into the professional era of the women’s sport, […]  More

Sky awards £125,000 to five new Women in Technology Scholars

Sky has announced its second cohort of Women in Technology Scholars, awarding five talented women a total of £125,000 to accelerate a business idea which harnesses technology innovation. The winners are a diverse mix of ages and industry experience however, they share a desire to use technology to bring about positive change. The five Scholars […]  More

Live from Paris: FIFA on growing the beautiful game of women’s football

As a result of the strong broadcast coverage so far in the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, viewing figures are significantly higher than they were for the previous Women’s World Cup. While FIFA hopes to get one billion viewers for the tournament globally (versus three billion for last year’s men’s event), it recently released […]  More

FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 attracts record audiences in major markets

The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 kicked off two weeks ago and already, with an action-packed first round of group matches, has attracted record audiences in major markets. Football fans across France gathered around their TV sets for the hosts’ 4-0 opening win, resulting in a huge record combined audience of 10.655 million viewers. […]  More

SVG Europe Women announces speaker line up for summer event with Sky Sports and Sky Production Services

The next SVG Europe Women event, hosted by Sky Sports and Sky Production Services, is being held on the evening of Thursday 18 July at Sky Studios, Isleworth, London, from 4.00pm. SVG Europe is excited to announce an impressive speaker line up that includes Premier League Productions, Telstra, Solent University and Sky Sports, as well […]  More

Timeline launches third graduate development programme

Following the success of the 2017 and 2018 programmes, Timeline has announced the launch of its third graduate engineering development programme for positions commencing in September 2019. Timeline is looking for a group of enthusiastic graduates to train alongside its engineering teams for a variety of roles. The successful candidates will join the Timeline team, […]  More