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Pathways for BAME journalists Panel, October 2nd

The FWA is delighted to partner with Snack Media for a special event next Wed Oct 2, from 6-9.30pm at 106-109 Saffron Hill, London EC1N 8QS.

We will be discussing routes into the sports media for journalists from BAME backgrounds. A top panel will share their pathways and experiences, led by moderator Leon Mann, along with fellow FWA members Joel Beya, Vaishali Bhardwaj and Sami Mokbel. Tickets are free for FWA members and the £15 fee for non-members will be refunded for anyone who signs up to the FWA.

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Leon Mann honoured by Prime Minister

We congratulate FWA member Leon Mann for receiving the Points of Light award from Prime Minister Theresa May for his work striving to increase diversity in the media.

Leon, the former BBC and ITV journalist who now runs his own production company, founded the Black Collective of Media in Sport which works to promote diversity in the media, and he has organised the past three D-Word Conferences, the latest of which was attended by a number of fellow FWA members and Chairman Paddy Barclay.

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