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CHANCE: Georgina Davies is enjoying working outside her comfort zone.

Georgina Davies


I finished my Broadcast Journalism masters in the summer and I’m now working for the BBC on a freelance basis. I knew nothing about football and I had never done any sports journalism but I was really interested to learn more of both.

When I saw the opportunity to join the academy I was really excited because it sounded like a really supportive community to be a part of – and so far I’ve loved it!

Everyone has been very welcoming and it’s been great pushing my boundaries, writing about something completely out of my comfort zone.

I don’t have a specific career goal in mind but I’m hoping that developing an interest in sport will help widen my journalism career prospects as a lot of jobs want some sports knowledge.