Eye Witness News, Cindy Poluta, seamlessly straddles both talk radio and music.
As sports editor, she delivers on both platforms, understanding the unique demands of each.
With 20-years of broadcast experience under her belt, Poluta talks about the challenges she’s faced as a woman in this male-dominated space, urging aspiring female sports journalists to let your “passion and knowledge” take you to where you want to be.
Watch and listen below to Poluta’s memories of the 2010 World Cup hosted by South Africa, and how radio conveyed the first home goal to millions of listeners…
The aim of World Radio Day is to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and youth participation over the airwaves.