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Inside the AMEX stadium - Brighton & Hove Football Club

Are you a football fan who has always wanted to report from a Premier League press box?

In a competition exclusively for University of Brighton students in the final year of their degree, you will have the opportunity to cover a cup final at The Amex stadium in May. The experience will include a day behind the scenes in Brighton and Hove Albion’s press area, working alongside professionals and interviewing players and managers after the game.

  • Cost: Free to enter.
  • Eligibility: This competition is exclusive to University of Brighton students about to graduate in the summer of 2024. A course related to media is not a requirement. We would invite applicants from all subject disciplines.
  • Process: All applicants will receive a free virtual workshop on live sports reporting (delivered by UoB staff and alumni), featuring a live exercise. The submitted reports would be reviewed, with the successful applicants winning the opportunity to experience a day in the press box to cover the Sussex Senior Cup Final at The Amex in May.
  • Requirements: Attending the workshop, either virtually or in person on Wednesday 1 May from 6-9pm. Details will be shared to those who enter. In person workshops will be conducted in the Newsroom, Watts House, Moulsecoomb campus.

Complete the entry form

If you are unable to see the form try this entry form instead. Good luck!

Robin Coleman • 10 April 2024

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