The ABC is proud to announce a new partnership with Siren Activity which will see us function together to progress the protection of Australian girls in activity.
Siren Sport is a not-for-gain organisation which aims to elevate women’s voices, as nicely as those people from numerous and marginalised teams, in Australia’s sporting activities media.
Above the subsequent 12 months the partnership will deliver chances for professional and emerging sport writers to have tales printed on the ABC Activity web site.
“We are thrilled to be equipped to companion with our countrywide broadcaster to carry on to develop on our perform championing gals in sport and add more to the ABC’s previously great women’s sports coverage,” claimed Siren co-founder Danielle Warby.
“Together, we’re providing women of all ages in activity the visibility they have earned. This partnership with ABC Activity empowers us to go on our perform and join with a broader audience, which is genuinely exciting.”
ABC Activity dedicated to the 50:50 Equality Challenge at the beginning of 2020 with the objective of rising our female audience by producing extra sport tales specific to women, as nicely as accomplishing equal gender representation across our articles.
“We’ve created good strides in our protection of women in activity around the previous two decades and this partnership with Siren will considerably complement that operate,” said ABC Activity Editor James Coventry.
“Our audience can only reward from the variety of views that Siren’s writers will convey to our protection.”
The partnership will also include things like a method aimed at establishing rising writers from varied backgrounds.
“ABC Activity is as passionate as we are to make pathways in sports media and we are energized to carry on this work, alongside one another,” explained Warby.
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Sally Jackson | ABC Communications