Kicking goals: the changing landscape for women in sports media

We’ve seen welcome changes in sports media recently. Gemma Bastiani and Kirby Fenwick spoke to some of the women in sports media leading those changes. Marissa Lordanic describes her pathway into sports media as a story of “stubborn persistence”.  “There’s definitely been times where I’ve thought to myself ‘what am I doing? I’m writing for …

Strong minded: Gülcan Koca and her impact on young fans

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Sienna Nobile spoke with one of her heroes, footballer Gülcan Koca, reflecting on the athlete’s journey and their first encounter. “People aren’t a fan of you because they dislike you. They’re a fan of you because they admire you.” Humble is the perfect word to describe Turkish-Australian footballer Gülcan Koca. …