Pathway to sports journalism and broadcasting'The Football Writers' Association Speakers Event 2019 - Pathway to sports journalism and broadcasting’ took place on April 9 at the Sway Bar in Central London.
Our panelists were interviewed by Snack Media after the event.
Jacqui Oatley, Sports Broadcaster for BBC & ITV
Anna Kessel, Women's Sports Editor, The Telegraph
Natasha Henry, Freelance Sports Journalist
Vikki Orvice’s legacy – Sun Scholarship scheme
The Sun are launching a scholarship scheme for aspiring female sportswriters in honour of Vikki Orvice, who passed away on Wednesday.
Vikki was the Sun's athletics correspondent and also covered football for the paper, having become the first female sports journalist to be employed by a tabloid newspaper in 1995.
Vikki Orvice – a tribute by Jacqui OatleyJacqui Oatley, the broadcaster, was brought on to the FWA's National Committee by Vikki Orvice, who passed away today at the age of 56. Here is Jacqui's tribute to her friend and our dear colleague.
BRAVE. FEARLESS. TRAILBLAZER. PIONEER.
There was only one Vikki Orvice. That’s clear from the many tributes which have poured in from journalists and senior sporting figures alike following the desperately sad news of our beloved colleague’s passing. Taken from us by cancer at the age of 56, but not before she’d squeezed every drop out of life and found humour ...