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Women in Media Conference 2017: Sports Journalism Panel

Who? Victoria Cotton currently works at the BBC as the Output Editor where she decides what we will be broadcast. She had worked on Grandstand, Match of the Day and the coverage of Wimbledon, 6 Nations and five summer Olympics. During 2012 to 2016, she was the only female output editor. Karthi Gnanasegaram presents the… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Sports Journalism Panel

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Women in Media Conference 2017: Shelley Alexander Keynote Speech

Who? Shelley Alexander is the Editorial Lead for Women’s Sport at the BBC prior to which she worked as a programme editor at Football Focus. What was discussed? Her career had an inauspicious beginning due to being told that she couldn’t be a sports journalist as you don’t have women doing sport. Undeterred, she worked… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Shelley Alexander Keynote Speech

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Women in Media Conference 2017

At the weekend, I made the long journey up to Manchester to attend the Women in Media Conference, a two day event of talks, panels and workshops delivered by women in the fields of journalism, film, television and radio. The conference was held at the People’s History Museum in the Spinningfields area of the city.… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017

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An afternoon at BBC Radio London

As alluded to in my previous post about the Sound Women tech training session I attended recently, there was something rather exciting about to take place. Unless you haven’t guessed already to what the something entailed from the exceedingly cryptic post title, I was lucky enough to be able to get some shadowing experience with… Continue reading An afternoon at BBC Radio London