Next Tuesday (November 10) a panel representing the best in broadcast, digital and print sports reporting will come together to discuss their routes into this sought-after sector – as well as looking at how well the industry represents modern Britain in terms of diversity.
The London Press Club has joined with Media Diversified and the Society of Editors for Getting into sports provigil generic 200mg journalism: is it a level playing field for all? Places for the event, which takes place at Stationers’ Hall near St Paul’s, are free but going fast and can be reserved by emailing [email protected]. 6.45pm check-in is followed by the discussion at 7pm and drinks at 8pm. Attendees and those can’t make it in person can join in the debate on the night on Twitter with @LondonPressClub and hashtag #sportsjournoslive
Amar Singh, London Evening Standard digital sports editor will be joined by: BBC Sport reporter Jessica Creighton; writer and broadcaster Gabriele Marcotti; Sun sports writer and Women in Football board member Vikki Orvice; and Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth. Singh said: “This is not only a fantastic opportunity for journalism students or graduates to get some sound advice and make essential contacts as they look to launch their sports journalism careers, but also a chance for employers to meet some of the next generation of sports journalism talent.”
London Press Club chair and Society of Editors president Doug Wills said: “The Club has been proud of the strong support given to our recent debates on major issues facing the media, and we are delighted to be able to stage this forum with Media Diversified and the Stationers and Newspaper Makers. We have panelists from the very best of print, digital and broadcast sports journalism and it will be a fascinating and important event.”
Moira Sleight of the Stationers and Newspaper Makers Company said: “Stationers – as a hub of the communications and content industries – is delighted to host this event which seeks to promote diversity within sports journalism.”
Places can be booked by emailing [email protected]
The event is the latest of a series of London Press Club debates including those on investigative journalism, freedom of the press and public trust. Speakers at this year’s Press Club Awards were the head of Mi5 and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The next London Press Club event will be a Q&A with Amol Rajan the editor of The Independent on October 7. The London Press Club Ball, a key event in the media calendar and a major fundraiser for the Journalists’ Charity, will be held on October 13. For more details and to book either event visit londonpressclub.co.uk or email: [email protected]