The Black Collective of Media in Sport (BCOMS) believe there should be a better representation of our diverse society in the media. While the participants of elite-level sports are largely diverse – there is an under-representation of people from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, LGBTQ+ and other under-represented communities in the sports media.
Brian was one of the first recipients of the inaugural BCOMS x Chelsea Foundation scholarship which enabled him to study for his NCTJ.
A self-proclaimed conversationalist, Mayowa aims to use football as a means of discussing societal issues whilst opening up the game to being more about just the final result.
Maria is a former professional table tennis athlete, achieving a Commonwealth Bronze medal in 2018. After successfully completing her masters […]
Aadam was part of the inaugural BCOMS North cohort in 2021/22. He works as a sports reporter for The Daily […]
Fadumo is one of the UK’s leading voices in women’s sport. She has experience as a journalist, presenter, reporter, expert pundit, event host and influencer.
Experienced Writer with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. He is currently a digital content manager at FIFA where he covers tournaments like the FIFA Men and Women’s World Cup.
Um-E-Aymen Babar is an award-winning multilingual journalist working at the intersection of race, class and sport. She won the 2022 Hugh Cudlipp Award for her debut piece in Wisden.
Our flagship Masterclass programme has seen a number of breakthrough successes in the sports media industry.
Last week the Black in Sport team held a sell-out event at the London Stadium, Stewart Luunga and Faith Olu […]
Mia Lazaro from BCOMS North had the opportunity to work with the Premier League on non-league day and at the Women’s […]
The BCOMS North cohort headed to Leeds at DAZN headquarters for a full day with the company. The day started with […]