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Jon Holmes

London, UK
Home Page Editor — Sky Sports
As seen in: Sky Sports
Covers:  LGBT inclusion in sport

Home Page Editor, @SkySports Digital. Sport, #journalism, media, #LGBT, Plymouth Argyle (#pafc). jon.holmes[at] DMs open. #RainbowLaces #TeamPride

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I'm a digital media editor and journalist with over 15 years' experience in writing, sub-editing and managing sports content. Since 2014, I've been Home Page Editor for the website and apps. I'm passionate about LGBT inclusion in sport, movies, theatre - and Plymouth Argyle FC.

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@jonboy79 — 4,901 followers, 36,514 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

@AshleyConnick @FootballCliches (not that you don’t know this, just thinking out loud!)

Sep 25, 2017

@AshleyConnick @FootballCliches Meant this tone would’ve felt v normalised in the early 90s, that the mocking was just part of everyday culture. Always some exceptions tho

Sep 25, 2017

@AshleyConnick @FootballCliches It says a lot about progress that even the straights find this sort of thing really uncomfortable now

Sep 25, 2017

Clarion call to #PremierLeague superstars, esp. those from disenfranchised communities. “The era of the banal sportsman... should be over.”

Sep 25, 2017

RT @katrinawatson01: And now to dive deeper into what we are doing to increase the diversity on screen with our commissioners at Sky…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Football journalist at, based in Leeds, UK

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Years ago!

How is social media changing news?

Connecting journalists with potential stories quickly and opening up the media to new audiences