The Guardian – Scott Trust Bursaries

The Guardian – Scott Trust Bursaries

  The Guardian Foundation offers a number of bursaries each year for aspiring journalists to study for an MA in journalism. Details of courses which qualify can be viewed here. The primary aim of these bursary awards is to assist students who face financial difficulty in attaining the qualifications needed to pursue a career in media.   […]

Mentoring & Diversity in the sports industry

Mentoring & Diversity in the sports industry

Production, sport and diversity organisations team up to host an important event to discuss how to increase diversity and provide more mentoring opportunities across the sports industry. The event will be hosted on Wednesday 28th of February 2018 in West London at IMG in partnership with Premier League Production, Women in Football & BCOMS. Get […]

Daryl Hammond Shares What Freelance Journalism is Really Like

Daryl Hammond Shares What Freelance Journalism is Really Like

  Freelance journalist Daryl Hammond was in the office for BCOMS question time with our interviewer Samuel Ogun. Daryl has worked with the likes of London Live, ITV and is currently working closely with the BBC covering sports stories around the country. He described his journey into the industry – including what University taught him, […]

BBC’S SIMONE STEWART SHARES FOR BCOMS QUESTION TIME INTERVIEW

BBC’S SIMONE STEWART SHARES FOR BCOMS QUESTION TIME INTERVIEW

BBC News England Digital Video Producer and Journalist Simone Stewart shared her thoughts and experiences in the sports media industry with BCOMS Samuel Ogun. Simone stressed the importance of getting experience in the industry, and told Sam how she went about gaining it, through BBC schemes and University opportunities. Simone also explained that persistence was […]

BCOMS Question Time Sits with COPA 90’s Poet

BCOMS Question Time Sits with COPA 90’s Poet

  BCOMS’ Sam Ogun sat down with Digital Football Presenter and Influencer, Poet from COPA90. He offered some great insights into  how he feels young people engage with the sports media, his entry into the industry, and what it’s actually like to work across digital platforms.  Poet is well known as a presenter for COPA90, […]

BCOMS Question Time Speaks with Drew Christie of Crizzy Media

BCOMS Question Time Speaks with Drew Christie of Crizzy Media

  Founding member of BCOMS Drew Christie sat down with Ola Fisayo to discuss his career, being part of the inaugural BCOMS and his current venture, Crizzy Media. Drew has gained a lot of experience during his career. He’s worked for BBC Sport, Abu Dhabi Media and now owns content creation agency, Crizzy Media. Drew has always […]

BCOMS’ SPEAKS TO KICK IT OUT’S TROY TOWNSEND

BCOMS’ SPEAKS TO KICK IT OUT’S TROY TOWNSEND

BCOMS interviewer Telma Dias de Brito sat down with Kick It Out’s Troy Townsend to discuss the recent series of ‘Raise Your Game’ events which aim to connect like-minded young people and provide them with skills to get on track to a career in football and the sports media. The body has been at the […]

QUESTION TIME WITH MICHAEL MAYNARD

QUESTION TIME WITH MICHAEL MAYNARD

For BCOMS Question Time Series, Nigel Wallace sat down with Michael Maynard, formerly of IMG. The Producer, Director, Writer, Sports Journalist spoke to us about his journey into the industry, how he keeps motivated, and his advice for young people looking to get into the industry. With IMG Michael travelled the world as an associate […]