If you would like to hear Alison deliver the inaugural Dean’s Lecture at Victoria University, Melbourne, you can attend the event by registering for a ticket here. She will be discussing her sports media journey and sharing some of her experiences along the way, in particular her route into the Test Match Special commentary box. Weds 18th March, 6.30pm, Footscray.
Having been named Sports Broadcaster of the Year last year, Alison has again been shortlisted for the prestigious Sports Journalists’ Association Awards for 2014. She and five of her media colleagues are shortlisted for Broadcast Journalist of the Year.
Alison is part of the host broadcaster radio commentary team at the cricket World Cup, commentating on a number of matches for the BBC, ABC and Radio New Zealand. When she isn’t commentating, she will be providing regular match updates to the UK via BBC Radio Five Live.
Alison is delighted to have formed an association with Victoria University’s College of Sport and Exercise Science. She will deliver seminars and work with researchers at the Footscray campus in Melbourne, as part of the College’s vision to become world leaders in their field.