Editorial

Mike Calvin in conversation with Jacqui Oatley – June 7

The FWA are delighted to announce we have joined forces with Pitch Publishing for a special interactive video Q&A event with longstanding member and multi-award winning author Michael Calvin aimed at aspiring sports journalists and broadcasters.

 The event will be hosted by FWA National Committee member and broadcaster, Jacqui Oatley and both Michael and Jacqui will be sharing lessons from their respective careers.
The event will take place on Zoom at 1.00 pm on Monday, June 7 with more information here https://www.pitchpublishing.co.uk/content/qa-michael-calvin-aspiring-sportswriters.
 As columnist and chief sportswriter for several national newspapers, Michael covered every major event, including seven summer Olympic Games and six World Cup finals. A best-selling author, he is the only writer to win the book of the year prize, at the British Sports Book awards, in successive years. His latest book, ‘Whose Game Is It Anyway?’ is a must-read for everybody in the industry.
Jacqui is a sports presenter, football commentator and podcast host, providing live match commentary on the UEFA Champions League, as well as hosting ITV Sport’s live darts coverage and a weekly football podcast for The Athletic.
She is best known for being the first female commentator on Match of the Day which she presented in March 2015. Jacqui was awarded an MBE for her services to sports broadcasting in 2016.
The free event is open to all. To register your interest, please click here.
I hope you enjoy the event.
Kind regards
Paul McCarthy
Executive Secretary
FWA
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