Bending the narrative: how film & TV makes women’s sport visible

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Lauren McIntosh shares the unusual, yet valid avenue through which she was exposed to, and grew to love, women’s sport. Do you remember the first time you laced up your ballet slippers? Passed a netball? Witnessed someone execute that impossible kick? For me I remember all three. From being influenced …

Announcing the successful applicants for the Football Victoria X Siren Emerging Sports Writer Program

With the generous support of Football Victoria, Siren is excited to offer three Emerging Sports Writer Programs for women wanting to work in sports media. Yes, you read that right, we are announcing THREE successful applicants today for the next round of the Siren Emerging Sports Writer Program thanks to the support of Football Victoria! …

Meet Lauren McIntosh

As one of three successful applicants for Siren’s Emerging Sports Writer Program next round, in partnership with Football Victoria, we’re excited to welcome Lauren McIntosh. What motivated you to apply for this program? Lauren McIntosh: What immediately drew me to Siren is the community they are building. They uplift women across all aspects of the …

Meet Seraphina Newton

As one of three successful applicants for Siren’s Emerging Sports Writer Program next round, in partnership with Football Victoria, we’re excited to welcome Seraphina Newton. What motivated you to apply for this program? Seraphina Newton: I was motivated to apply for this program because I really wanted an opportunity to engage in the sports media …

Meet Sienna Nobile

As one of three successful applicants for Siren’s Emerging Sports Writer Program next round, in partnership with Football Victoria, we’re excited to welcome Sienna Nobile. What motivated you to apply for this program? Sienna Nobile: I have always wanted to be involved in sports media, specifically Australian football, as I have been a lifelong player …