Jess Creighton

Journalist / former player

Jessica Creighton is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist, who has worked in the industry for over a decade for world renown organisations such as BBC Sport, BBC Radio Five Live, BT Sport, TalkSPORT and more recently, Sky Sports. Having reported on four Olympic Games during her career, she most recently played a significant role in Sky’s coverage of UEFA Euro 2020. As a former footballer for Charlton Athletic, Jessica is passionate about levelling the playing field. She created YouTube chat show ‘B is for: Black’ to amplify the voices of black and mixed race women and celebrate their successes. She co-founded Rainbow Noir, a community space for LGBTQ people of colour, and also plays an active role in the Black Collective of Media in Sport (BCOMS), which supports black media professionals working in sport.