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 …

Siren X ABC Announcement

It’s a special day as we announce our partnership with ABC Sport! This collaboration will see us share more women in sport stories and opportunities. Today is an exciting day for Siren Sport as we announce our partnership with the ABC! We are thrilled to be able to partner with our national broadcaster to continue …

Uniforms have more meaning than what we wear

Deakin University journalism student Felicity Smith looks at some recent—and not so recent—commentary on women’s sports uniforms and the control over women’s bodies. Uniforms are significant—historically so. Uniforms in sport are there to identify, to unite, to unify the player with the watcher. Athletes can use them to show pride, either in their country or …

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 …