Taking every chance: Southside Flyer Taylah Giliam

Siren Emerging Sports Writer Seraphina Newton got to know basketballer Taylah Giliam, and her perspective on taking advantage of every possible opportunity when they present. Carpe Diem; seize the day. It’s becoming an ever-more popular mindset that people are choosing to adopt. It’s something that Taylah Giliam, however, learnt very early in life and in …

Bouncing around in the in-between

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Phina Newton explores the complicated spaces women navigate in wanting to drive change in sport, but feeling pressure and fear.  Throughout my 11 years playing representative basketball, I have had many different coaches. They differ in race and age, but rarely in gender. For ten of those 11 years, all …

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 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 …