Barwick Media & Sport is a global networking and knowledge consultancy founded by Brian Barwick.

In his roles as the Head of BBC Sport, the Controller of ITV Sport, the Chief Executive of the Football Association and now the independent, non-executive Chairman of the Rugby League, Brian Barwick has unique insight and knowledge at the highest level across the sport and broadcasting industries.

Barwick Media & Sport was set up to share this knowledge and help  our clients achieve their full potential in the sport and broadcasting  industries.

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Oct 21

Football’s Lennon and McCartney see England through to Brazil

Posted On: Monday, October 21st, 2013

Some things change, some things stay the same. Paul McCartney has a spanking new album out – and England are off to the World Cup. In 1962 The Beatles were just about to be introduced to a waiting world and England were being put to the sword by that ‘other’ great Brazilian of the ‘60’s, [...]

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Sep 23

Liverpool look the real deal this season

Posted On: Monday, September 23rd, 2013

There is always a whiff of autumn in the air when the TV ratings battle between the BBC’s Saturday night blockbuster, Strictly Come Dancing and ITV’s The X Factor go head to head to win the viewers’ vote. Throw in the Sunday evening return of the comings and goings at Downton Abbey and you know [...]

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Aug 22

Neville and Carra – the perfect TV double act make their Monday Night Football debut

Posted On: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

There was a lovely cameo of Sky Sports’ new dynamic duo, Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher, caught on camera during play at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Off duty, and there simply to take in the Chelsea v Hull City match, Neville was doing all the talking and Carragher all the listening. Indeed, during the [...]

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Aug 22

No serious casualties as Premier League broadcasters begin battle

Posted On: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The battle of the broadcasters at the start of this season’s Premier League began in earnest on Saturday and it was a case of: ‘it’s not just what we show that matters, it’s what we wear to show it’. Thirty years ago, I remember sitting in a meeting with the Match of the Day hierarchy [...]

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Aug 16

BT Sport’s emergence to rival Sky means armchair fans have never had it so good

Posted On: Friday, August 16th, 2013

Liverpool versus Stoke City is normally one of football’s more routine fixtures, but on Saturday their lunch-time match doesn’t just kick-off a new season of Premier League football but a whole new broadcasting era. After weeks of previews, trials and pre-season friendlies, BT Sport know it is about to get much more serious. On Saturday, [...]

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