Student podcast shortlisted for another global award
A sports podcast hosted by students with autism at Tettenhall Wood School has been nominated for another global award.
The TWS Sports Podcast, which recently celebrated its 100th edition, was launched in 2021 and within 12 months had been named the winner of the Best Equality and Social Impact at the global Sports Podcast Awards.
Now it is in the running for another Sports Podcast Award, after being shortlisted in the Best Equality and Social Impact Sports Podcast category.
The winner is chosen by a public vote – to back the TWS Sports Podcast, visit www.sportspodcastgroup.com/sports_category/best-equality-and-social-impact-podcast/ and cast your vote.
Over the last couple of years, TWS Sports Podcast hosts Thomas Watkins, Alyssa Dunn, Jacob Graves and Mason Anthony have interviewed the likes of cricketers Matthew Hoggard, Nasser Hussain, Marnus Labuschagne and Michael Atherton, champion jockey Peter Scudamore, footballers Steve Bull, Joe Hart, Matt Le Tissier, Harry Redknapp, Sam Allardyce, Walsall manager Michael Flynn and former Wolves stars Conor Coady and Dave Edwards, Rugby World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward, wrestler Mick Foley and boxer Carl Froch.
Outreach Teacher Adam Millichip said: "As a school we are always looking for ways to develop our students' learning and to show what amazing things they can achieve.
"It's fantastic to receive the recognition from judges at the Sports Podcast Awards who have shortlisted us from thousands of entries to be one of finalists in the Best Equality and Social Impact category. We would love it if people could give us their vote."
Councillor Jacqui Coogan, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Work, said: "The podcast is an excellent innovation by Tettenhall Wood School, showing just what its pupils are capable of.
"I would urge everyone to have a listen and, just as importantly, cast their vote for the TWS Sports Podcast in the Sports Podcast Awards."
To subscribe to the TWS Sports Podcast, visit www.twssportspodcast.co.uk. Episodes can also be watched on the TWS Sports Podcast YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwGgfancLsNhGUYTI_fc1jA.
TWS Sports Podcast hosts Jacob Graves and Alyssa Dunn with Steve Bull and Adam Millichip.