Dean's Lecture with Alison Mitchell

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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Come along for an entertaining and informative evening with award winning sports broadcaster, cricket commentator and journalist Alison Mitchell as she discusses her sports media journey.

Hans Westerbeek, Dean of the College of Sport and Exercise Science is pleased to invite you to the inaugural Dean's Lecture titled 'Rocks, tweets and Benaud's beige suits – a sports odyssey'.

The Dean’s Lecture is a key component of the College’s Industry and Community Engagement Strategy to support knowledge development within the sports industry in Australia.


Please fill out and submit the Dean's Lecture with Alison Mitchell registration form to register your attendance.

About Alison Mitchell

Alison is the first woman to commentate regularly on the BBC's Test Match Special and has toured to every Test playing nation around the world. She is currently in Australia, where she has been covering major events such as the Australian Open tennis and the ICC Cricket World Cup.

In March 2014, Alison was voted Sports Broadcaster of the Year by the Sports Journalists' Association of Great Britain and has again been shortlisted for the award in 2015. She is a highly respected journalist, having covered Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Alison has also handled hard sports news such as the death of Bob Woolmer at the Cricket World Cup in 2007 when police launched a murder inquiry – a story Alison broke on air and had to cover single handedly as the only BBC reporter in Jamaica’s capital at the time.

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18 March 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Get in touch

Michael Clayton
Education Manager - Sports, Recreation and Fitness
College of Sport and Exercise Science
9919 6318