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Sports TV Awards 2021 Finalist: United Initiative by BT Sport

Giving young women and inner-city students the opportunity to work in a real broadcast environment, BT Sport’s United Initiative has earned a coveted place on SVG Europe’s prestigious Sports TV Awards 2021 shortlist for the ‘SVG Europe Women Award for Diversity in Sports TV’. Across 2020, BT partnered with Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for […]  More

Gravity Media partners with MAMA Youth Project to develop under-represented talent

Gravity Media has reinforced its commitment to boosting diversity, equity and inclusion, both within its own ranks, and in the wider broadcast media industry, by partnering with the MAMA Youth Project. Based in London, the project recruits 18- to 25-year-olds from under-represented groups, including those with limited opportunity from rural areas and challenging backgrounds, and […]  More

Timeline launches fourth graduate development programme

Following the success of its previous graduate programmes, Timeline has launched a fourth intake of its Graduate Engineering Development Programme for positions commencing in October 2021. 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, based […]  More

EVS operator to director: Nikki Beers on her path from sports broadcasting in Holland to the Tokyo Olympics

“It’s a bit of an odd story how I got into the TV broadcasting world,” writes sports director, EVS lead and assistant director for entertainment shows at Argus Productions, Nikki Beers. Right now Beers is in Japan working for Olympic Broadcast Services at the Oi Hockey Stadium as assistant director on the South Pitch. “I […]  More

Rise secures funding from ScreenSkills, adding a new mentoring programme to its 2021/22 UK schemes

Advocacy group Rise has launched its second UK mentoring programme in 2021, the ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme, after securing funding from ScreenSkills. This programme, supported by ScreenSkills as part of the BFI Future Film Skills programme using funds from the National Lottery, will support Rise’s 2021/22 expansion and growth of its mentoring schemes within the […]  More

Entries now open for 2021 Rise Awards

Rise, an advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, has opened entries for its annual Rise Awards with the introduction of three new categories, Company Award for Investment in Women, Influencer Award and Student Award. Submissions and nominations are encouraged from across the global broadcast media technology audience to showcase talent across […]  More

IABM launches Diversity Action group to ‘make a real difference’ to diversity and inclusion across the industry

IABM has announced that it will form an industry-wide Diversity Action group with the aim of championing diversity and inclusion in the broadcast, media & entertainment industry and providing a forum for Diversity Action group members to share knowledge, experiences and best practices to drive change and equal opportunity for all. The decision to form […]  More

On demand: SVG Europe Audio Group tackles diversity in sports broadcast sound [VIDEO]

SVG Europe’s Audio Group recently held a meeting focusing on the issue of diversity and inclusion within sports broadcasting audio. Hosted in conjunction with SVG Europe Women, the panel and audience looked at how the industry could solve this problem as an industry, hearing the experiences of both people working in audio, those devising the […]  More

SVG Europe/HBF Mental health minute: How those working the Tokyo Olympics can fight homesickness

Welcome to episode one of the Mental Health Minute, a new 10-part series created by SVG and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Created to support those who are working hard on the Tokyo Olympics, each episode zeros in on a specific issue facing those who are away from home and are interested in learning how to […]  More