SVGE Women

International Women’s Day: The future for sports broadcast is female

While there are many women working in the sports broadcast arena today, they are still far outnumbered by their male colleagues. Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day, 24 hours in the calendar dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the women’s rights movement. With SVG Europe Women events going from strength to strength, it is apparent […]  More

Dominating directing: Freelance director Kylie Jenner on her path to the top

The powerhouse that is Kylie Jenner has forged her way through the world of sports broadcasting, carving herself a successful career as a freelance director. For much of her working life, she was a production assistant, eventually becoming a director to save herself from working with, “men that were far less skilful than me”. Over […]  More

UEFA launches new women’s football YouTube channel with pro player vloggers

UEFA is to launch the Together #WePlayStrong YouTube channel as it looks to further increase interest in women’s football. Following a pilot last year that received nearly 6m views, the #WePlayStrong YouTube channel has been created to cultivate the growing community of girl and women football players and fans, encouraging more to feel proud to […]  More

Glodina Connan-Lostanlen wins IABM Outstanding Woman in Broadcast 2018 Award

Dr Glodina Connan-Lostanlen of Imagine Communications has won the first ever Outstanding Woman in Broadcast Award, presented by IABM in association with Rise. The award was presented at IABM’s Annual International Business Conference awards ceremony on the evening of Thursday, 6 December. Connan-Lostanlen is now senior vice president and general manager for the Americas for […]  More

Green emergency: BBC Sport and Sky Sports on making sports broadcasting sustainable

Being green and creating a sustainable environment for future generations is a major issue for many people today, both personally and at work. Sports broadcasting is an area that contributes greatly to environmental damage, with huge numbers of people and kit being shipped around countries globally to cover events. The BBC has been influential in […]  More

Passion for sport: Gemma Knight discusses her journey to becoming a director at BT Sport

A passion for sport, determination to climb the ladder, and accepting the need to work long, unsociable hours are a standard requirement for all working in sports broadcasting. Director Gemma Knight is no exception. This rising star is one of BT Sport’s junior directors, and over the course of her career at Sky Sport and […]  More

Winter event success for SVG Europe Women with BT Sport and Timeline TV

Women from across the sports media broadcast industry flocked to the latest SVG Europe Women event at BT Sport’s studios last Thursday night. With around 200 people in attendance, the evening included networking and discussion about the hottest trends and toughest challenges facing women both in front of and behind the camera today. Also during […]  More

Locking it down: Telstra’s Anna Lockwood on wildlife to women in broadcast

Anna Lockwood started her career as a journalist and documentary film producer with a focus on natural history and wildlife programming, before moving into media technology as a consultant. Her career has taken her all over the world, from her birthplace in India, to the UK, Asia, US and most recently Australia. Lockwood has recently […]  More