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SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020 winners announced

SVG Europe is very pleased to announce the names of the sports broadcasting and production projects that have won the Sports TV Awards 2020, sponsored by Canon. After receiving nominations from all across Europe, covering many different sports and representing sport and media organisations big and small, the judges shortlisted 23 entries across five categories […]  More

BBC Sport’s Barbara Slater to speak at next SVG Europe Women virtual event

BBC Sport director, Barbara Slater OBE, is set to speak at the next SVG Europe Women virtual event, being held on Wednesday 10 June at 4pm. Focusing on the return to live sport, the session titled, ‘BBC Sport: Barbara Slater discusses the return to live sport in a post-lockdown world’, Slater will talk about where […]  More

SVG Europe Women: Freelance sports content producer Ruth Lilley answers questions from the audience

Freelance sports content producer, Ruth Lilley, was recently a guest on SVG Europe Women’s first virtual event on 6 May. She received a multitude of questions from the audience, yet there was only time to answer a few at the live event. Here, Lilley gets to the bottom of all those other questions with SVG […]  More

From the Players to lockdown: Sky Sports’ Katie Harrison on being on the golf front line as COVID-19 escalated

Katie Harrison, golf production manager at Sky Sports UK and Ireland, was at the Players Championship in Florida earlier this year when it was dramatically cancelled after one day due to COVID-19. Harrison had been billed to speak live at the SVG Europe Women virtual event on 6 May but could not due to personal […]  More

SVG Europe Women calls for women to sign up to Speakers Corner

SVG Europe Women recently launched Speakers Corner, a secure managed database of female speakers designed to help get more women on stage at events throughout the sports broadcasting industry in Europe, and beyond. While the list is growing, more potential female speakers are now being encouraged to register with SVG Europe Women Speakers Corner. Those with […]  More

First SVG Europe Women virtual event shares COVID-19 perspectives from across the board [VIDEO]

SVG Europe Women held its first virtual event on 6 May, with speakers from across the sports broadcasting board. The event was an overwhelming success with around 200 people tuning in live. First attendees heard from Ruth Lilley, freelance sports content producer, who spoke about her tumultuous year, which marked her return as an independent […]  More

SVG Europe women teams with Rise to support two women in sports broadcasting for 2020 mentoring scheme

Rise, the membership group for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, has teamed up with SVG Europe Women for the support of two of its 2020 mentees, who are based in sports broadcasting. Rise has announced the pairing up of mentees and mentors for its third annual mentoring scheme in the UK, and its […]  More