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The Broadcast Sport team discusses the key themes and issues impacting on sports production and broadcast

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The Broadcast Sport team discusses the key themes and issues impacting on sports production and broadcast

    How the Paris 2024 Olympics will be broadcast, with OBS' Yiannis Exarchos

    How the Paris 2024 Olympics will be broadcast, with OBS' Yiannis Exarchos

    This episode of the Broadcast Sport Podcast sees Broadcast Sport senior reporter Max Miller speak to Olympic Broadcasting Services CEO Yiannis Exarchos about the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

    Exarchos reveals how the host broadcaster will be promoting women’s sport, as well as women within sport broadcasting, in an effort to reflect the gender parity on the field for 2024. ​

    Among OBS’ initiatives is boosting the number of women in its technical hubs, and a scheme for young people to take paid roles in the broadcast of the Games.

    In addition, Exarchos speaks about some of the technical innovations that will be in use for the Games, which include a virtualised OB van, broadcasting through the cloud, and more.

    • 36 min
    How to produce electric racing series - Formula E, Extreme E and E1 Series

    How to produce electric racing series - Formula E, Extreme E and E1 Series

    Lawrence Duffy, founder and CEO of Aurora Media Worldworld, talks to Broadcast Sport editorial director Jake Bickerton about the production of electric racing events. Aurora produces Formula E, Extreme E and now also the E1 electric boat racing series. We talk about the different approaches to covering electric racing, the need to make production sustainable and the future of electric motor sports.

    • 40 min
    How The Hundred Draft was turned into a digital first production

    How The Hundred Draft was turned into a digital first production

    For this edition of the Broadcast Sport Podcast, senior reporter Max Miller spoke with ECB head of digital and content for The Hundred, Rob Johnson, ​Little Dot strategy director for sport and brand, Fiona Wood, and Dizplai commercial director Peter Cassidy. 

    The trio all played key roles in turning The Hundred’s 2024 digital draft into a digital first production. The draft took place at The Shard on 20 March, streaming live to YouTube and TikTok and drawing over 100,000 viewers.

    The ECB and Little Dot reveal the strategy and production that went into the move to digital, in which graphics provided by Dizplai played a key part. The trio speak about how the broadcast was planned and executed, with tips on how to appeal to online audiences and tailor streams to younger audiences.

    • 29 min
    Lorton CEO Julian Bird on financing sport documentaries

    Lorton CEO Julian Bird on financing sport documentaries

    This edition of the Broadcast Sport Podcast sees senior reporter Max Miller speak to Lorton Entertainment CEO and founder Julian Bird about upcoming boxing docuseries Stable and the wider sport documentary industry.

    • 28 min
    The EBU on its new D2C streaming service

    The EBU on its new D2C streaming service

    EBU executive director of sport, Glen Killane, speaks to the Broadcast Sport Podcast about its new D2C streaming service, Eurovision Sport. He discusses how plans for service were created, its aims for viewership and other areas, and strategy to achieve these. He also outlines how the platform hopes to put gender equality at its core, with bringing audiences to women’s sport a major aim for the organisation, and how the EBU and service will work alongside the organisation’s member broadcasters.

    • 20 min
    The present & future of behind-the-scenes docuseries

    The present & future of behind-the-scenes docuseries

    Broadcast Sport senior reporter Max Miller speaks to Box To Box head of sport and factual Warren Smith about how to create behind-the-scenes docuseries, and the future of the format.

    Box To Box is the company behind some of the most well known series of this type, including F1: Drive To Survive, golf’s Full Swing, tennis’ Break Point, and many more across various streaming services.

    • 27 min

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