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Anthony Edgar

Global Media & Communications Consultant
Australia

Anthony Edgar is well known to the Olympic movement having been a key executive with the Olympic Games for 25 years. He was responsible for sports content for Sydney 2000, was Communications and Press Chief with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), then joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as Head of Media Operations where he worked with all major news and broadcast organisations, international sports federations, and Olympic organising committees for 18 years. He was Secretary of the IOC Press Commission and Radio and Television Commission, and Chair of the IOC Press Committee. He headed numerous additional projects such as the Young Reporters Programme, Olympic Information Services and OISPhotos.com. He worked on the IOC Gender Equality Review Project and Report in 2017. He currently lives in Australia, working with numerous sports and broadcast organisations.

Anthony Edgar's

Sessions

  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Inspiring Insights | He Wawata - From the round up: rebuilding the framework to create equal visibility for women’s sport in the media
    Speaker: Anthony Edgar

    What's contributing to the negative coverage of women's sport? Anthony has witnessed the effects of this landscape for nearly 30 years. Through his work on multiple Olympic campaigns and a range of other sports (Swimming, Volleyball), Anthony will present some of the most important examples of the last 40 years that have positively and negatively impacted the exposure of women's sport in the media.

    Hybrid session
    10:20am - 11:25am
    Visibility and Voice

    What's contributing to the negative coverage of women's sport? Anthony has witnessed the effects of this landscape for nearly 30 years. Through his work on multiple Olympic campaigns and a range of other sports (Swimming, Volleyball), Anthony will present some of the most important examples of the last 40 years that have positively and negatively impacted the exposure of women's sport in the media.

    visibility & voice

    What's contributing to the negative coverage of women's sport? Anthony has witnessed the effects of this landscape for nearly 30 years. Through his work on multiple Olympic campaigns and a range of other sports (Swimming, Volleyball), Anthony will present some of the most important examples of the last 40 years that have positively and negatively impacted the exposure of women's sport in the media.

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