Question Time with Jessica Creighton

Question Time with Jessica Creighton

Jessica Creighton has worked at some of the biggest sporting events in the world, with the most revered of broadcasters, interviewing some huge names in sport. She has also featured on popular BBC programmes like The One Show, Final Score, BBC Breakfast and the Women’s Football Show. We spoke to Jessica about the path that led her to her […]

DIVERSITY IN THE SPORTS MEDIA – A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

DIVERSITY IN THE SPORTS MEDIA – A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

In the latest edition of BCOMS Question Time series, Nigel Wallace spoke to Dr Jacco van Sterkenburg about diversity in the sports media. He has been researching race, ethnicity and gender in football with an internationally comparative perspective for the last two years. His field of study also examines cultural racism and lack of diversity […]

Question Time with Louise Sutton

Question Time with Louise Sutton

In the latest edition of BCOMS’ features, Nigel Wallace speaks to the BBC One Final Score editor, Louise Sutton. Louise reveals her route into the industry and gives us the breakdown of a typical Saturday afternoon on the show. Louise is a fantastic journalist and producer who is well respected amongst her peers. She has […]

Question Time with Mimi Fawaz

Question Time with Mimi Fawaz

BCOMS’ Nigel Wallace met up with this year’s Glo-CAF awards host Mimi Fawaz to discuss her journey into the industry, her challenges and triumphs, as well as her passion for African football. Mimi is a freelance sports journalist who has worked with BBC Sport World Service, CNN and ESPN. She’s notably known for her contributions […]

Reach Society’s 6th Free Career Conference

Reach Society’s 6th Free Career Conference

Reach Society will be hosting their 6th free Careers Conference on Tuesday 4th April 2017. The conference is open to anyone age 14+ – including undergraduates and graduates (Those under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult). It will take place between10am and 4pm at the Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG.   There will be exhibits from organisations […]

D Word2 Guide Launched

D Word2 Guide Launched

The D Word2 Guide Launch, held in Central London on March 7th, unveiled the document which offers expert guidance on how to address under-representation across broadcast, written and online media in sport, whilst also providing a fantastic networking opportunity.   The event, hosted by Channel 4 News sports reporter Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, attracted delegates from different corners and […]

Question Time with Jordan Jarrett-Bryan

Question Time with Jordan Jarrett-Bryan

BCOMS’ Nigel Wallace had the pleasure of speaking to this year’s DWord2 guide host Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, to discuss his journey into the industry, moulding the next generation and a quick trip down memory lane on his remarkable basketball career.   Jordan is sports reporter for Channel 4 News, reporting on a broad range of major […]

D Word2 Guide launch today

D Word2 Guide launch today

A guide designed to help the sports media become more diverse will be launched today, by the Black Collective of Media in Sport (BCOMS). The D Word2 Guide offers expert guidance on how to address under-representation across broadcast, written and online media in sport. Research conducted by BCOMS last year found just one woman was […]

QUESTION TIME WITH TANYA MOTIE

QUESTION TIME WITH TANYA MOTIE

“Between the years 1987-1989 I think I applied for something like 140 jobs and hardly ever got an interview.” This week BCOMS’ Nigel Wallace had the pleasure of meeting former BBC TV executive, Tanya Motie, who spoke about her determination to become a journalist and working for the BBC. Tanya has over 25 years of […]

Question Time with Barrington Coombs

Question Time with Barrington Coombs

In the latest BCOMS’ feature Nigel Wallace talked to freelance photographer Barrington Coombs about his career, where his passion for the camera came from and what advice he would pass onto the next generation hoping to follow in his footsteps. Barrington, based in the north-west, covers a wide-range of sporting activities; football, commercial, portraits, features […]