Broadcast Sports
Carrie Wootten

Carrie Wootten



Carrie is the Managing Director of Rise, a global advocacy group for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector. Its aims are to open up more opportunities for female broadcast professionals through its award winning mentoring programme, its education programme, the 'Rise Up Academy', networking events, as well as celebrating achievements through the annual Rise Awards.

Carrie has worked extensively across the media and broadcast landscape, developing and delivering commercial business strategies, as well as attracting high profile partnerships for educational institutions such as Ravensbourne University, where she spent 7 years within a senior management role. 



  • Everybody sees what happens on the screen and what goes out, but there's so much work and effort goes into production, the preplanning and making these things happen, to be recognised for that work that goes on preproduction is amazing!
    Richard Wormwell
  • Being able to show those unsung heroes within the technical innovation space is a really important achievement and it's a great awards to be part of...
    David Harnett
    Timeline TV
  • To recognise people that do stuff that isn't normally recognised, you know it's normally the hosts, the executive producers and the creative directors, but yeah the technical stuff makes it happen!
    Lisa Edwards
    Studio Ramsay
  • We're such an important industry to the country, and to everyone we serve from our clients to everyone at home, and there's a huge amount of work that's gone into the last couple of years innovation wise and it's great to be recognised.
    Jai Cave
    Envy Post Production


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