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.
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.
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