Polly Hickling

In Focus: Polly Hickling from Solent University

14 October | 60 second interview

We recently caught up with Polly, who gave us an insight into her work as Media Technology course leader at Solent University.


Meet The Winners of The First Ever Rise Awards

14 September | News

Rise has announced the winners of its first ever Rise Awards, in association with Avid, at this year’s IBC. With over 100 entries across 7 categories, it was tough competition to win.


In Focus: Lynn Keegan from Tyrell

14 September | 60 second interview

We recently caught up with Lynn, who gave us an insight into her work as Chief Operating Officer at Tyrell.


Rise Launches Children’s Education ‘Rise-Up’ with BT Sport and Sky

14 September | News

Rise is collaborating with BT Sport, Sky and other industry partners to launch Rise-Up, a new industry-led schools outreach programme.


Gender Imbalances in Creative Industries and Female Empowerment Reports

9 August | Blog

The Women and Enterprise APPG’s report The Future of Female Entrepreneurship: Pathways to Progress and Nesta’s She Said More report both highlight gender imbalance and recommendations for change


5G Evolution o Revolution? Event review

9 August | Blog

In July 2019, Rise gathered together leading broadcast practitioners, hosted by BT, for an evening exploring the current and future 5G landscape.


Entries now open for the newly launched Rise Awards

7 August | Press release

Rise is pleased to reveal the shortlist for its first ever Rise Awards, in association with Avid. The judges saw a stellar selection of global nominations from women in a variety of roles across the industry


In Focus: Jayne de Ville from the DPP

6 August 2019 | 60 second interview

We recently caught up with Jayne, who gave us an insight into her work as Marketing Manager at the DPP.


In focus: Abigail Seager from the BBC

1 July 2019 | 60 second interview

We recently caught up with Abigail, who shares more about her work as a Systems Engineer, as well as her plans


Entries now open for the newly launched Rise Awards

10 June 2019 | Press release

Rise is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural Rise Awards, which now open for entries. The Rise Awards, in association with Avid, are sponsored by Adobe, Avid Customer Association, Clear-Com, Grass Valley and Ross Video.


In focus: Kate Wendelboe from BT

31 May 2019 | 60 second interview

We recently caught up with Kate, who gave us an insight into her career path, her work at BT and thoughts on what’s coming up over the next 12 months.


Rise mentees May 2019

Rise Announces This Year’s Pairings for Award-Winning Mentoring Scheme

23 May 2019 | Press release

The 2019 programme sees a wealth of experienced broadcast sector industry leaders, at a variety of levels of seniority, offer their expertise, knowledge and guidance to our 23 mentees.


In focus: Kat Lancaster from Sky

2 May 2019 | 60 second interview

We caught up with Kat to find out more about her work, what she does on a daily basis and the challenges for the future..


In focus: Anna Patching from NEP UK

28 March 2019 | 60 second interview

Having taken part of the Rise mentoring programme in 2018, we caught up with Anna to find out more about her experience and impact on her career.


Carrie and Nicki at NMA 2019

Rise mentoring scheme wins award

4 March 2019 | Press release

Rise took home their first award, the National Women’s Mentoring Award, at the National Mentoring Awards held Friday 1 March 2019.


Why should your company support Rise? 

18 February 2019 | Blog

Rise Director, Carrie Wootten, highlights how becoming an industry partner is crucial for Rise’s ongoing work – and how it can benefit supporting companies too.


Mentoring Programme for 2019 Launched

4 February 2019 | Press release

The UK-based mentoring programme is back for 2019 and now open for applications. We are looking for 20 talented mentees from the broadcast industry to be part of our free and inspirational 6 month scheme.