Global Media & Sports

A leading strategic advisor for sports, events and media organisations on maximising returns

Global Media & Sports is a leading professional sports advisory firm specialising in media rights, structures and events for sports.

Colin Smith, Managing Director has advised leading professional sports and events in Asia, Europe, Australasia and Africa.

Colin is recognised as a global authority on structuring events to maximise media rights and sponsorship, and is at the forefront of digital media.

  • Media Rights Advisor
  • Sport Sponsorship Advisory Firm
  • Broadcasting Rights Advisor

Perspectives on OTT, Sport and Television

What is the future for sports television providers with the rapidly emerging OTT TV and its increasing focus on sports? GMS believes that OTT is the next evolution in broadcasting. LEARN MORE

Colin Smith & GMS Latest News

Interviews on SBS's The World Game


Media rights expert urges CA to negotiate after 'line in the sand' moment

Colin Smith has urged Cricket Australia to get to the negotiating table with Channel Seven, saying there had been a "significant" drop in the sport's broadcast value in the COVID-19 world. READ MORE

Blowouts reach highest point in NRL history

Global Media and Sports boss Colin Smith said blowouts, coupled with the poor performance of the Queensland teams, were bad for business. The AFL is out-rating them because the Lions and the Gold Coast Suns are doing well in Queensland. READ MORE

RA boss addresses broadcast speculation as TV rights expert issues warning

Leading sports television rights specialist Colin Smith believes RA's biggest challenge would be attracting enough financial interest to justify participating in a trans-Tasman competition. READ MORE

Caution urged as Dangerfield calls for fixture rethink

Dangerfield insists the sport needs to be "open" to a long-term change in fixturing but Colin Smith has urged caution over suggestions teams could play up to 27 home-and-away matches. READ MORE