Diversity in sports journalism, London Press Club, Nov 10

How well does the world of sports journalism represent modern Britain?

London Press Club logoAnd how should young people go about getting into this sought-after profession?

Those are some of the questions that the London Press Club, Media Diversified and the Society of Editors will be answering at a panel discussion next Tuesday, November 10.

Amar Singh, the Evening Standard digital sports editor will be joined by a panel including: 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.

Taking place at the historic Stationers’ Hall near St Paul’s, it will start at 6.45pm for a 7pm discussion and audience Q&A followed by drinks at 8.15pm.

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Tue Dec 1: Young sports journalists’ networking drinks – Details to be announced

Thu Dec 17: SJA British Sports Awards, sponsored by The National Lottery


Mon Feb 22: SJA British Sports Journalism Awards dinner, sponsored by BT Sport