How do you become a sports journalist?

20140217_185700Ever thought about becoming a sports journalist?

From chatting to Usain Bolt to following the England women’s football team to Cyprus, I love that my job offers so much variety. I recently spoke to the BBC Academy about my route into journalism, tips for success and the most memorable moment of my career thus far.


What is your job and what are your key responsibilities?

Depends what day it is! I like my job because every day is different. As I work across TV, radio and online, one day I could be writing about England netballers for the BBC Sport website, the next I might be filming a report for The Women’s Football Show on BBC Three.

Read the full article on the BBC Academy website.

For more on my day-to-day life as a freelance sports reporter, follow me on Twitter and check out my behind-the-scenes photos on Instagram. I also use Facebook and LinkedIn.


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