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CTV Regina's Bianca Millions.

It's one thing to be the only woman in the press box. It's another to be the only woman sports anchor in the province.


Sport reporting was a natural path for Bianca Millions – with her love of hockey and football and her background as a competitive figure skater.


Although, it's getting better in the industry, Millions said she still faces sexism while doing her job.


"A lot of players will think they can treat you like any other girl their age. They think it's okay to make comments. They think it's okay to ogle you while you do an interview," said Millions, "and that's where you have to just maintain your professionalism and take it graciously."


She's even faced it from coaches.


"Ideally, this would just not be an issue. Ideally, I would always be taken seriously," said Millions.


Millions expected this to happen when she entered the industry, but it hasn't stopped her from living her dream.


She said general knowledge and a real interest in sports is stopping a lot of women from getting into sports media.


"As a woman, if you don't know your stuff, you will be laughed out of there," said Millions.


Continuously questioning women's credibility in the field is a problem though, said Roz Kelsey, an instructor for kinesiology and health studies at the University of Regina.


"When men state something as fact it is particularly to a male audience, it is taken as absolute law. There are no questions of their ability of that," said Kelsey.


Having more representation of women in sports media could also influence viewership, according to Kelsey.


"The viewing audiences of women that would be willing to engage in something that is representative of themselves, some women don't watch sports because they don't identify with it," she said.


But, it needs more conversation for it to happen.


"The change has to come from the power source. I can't change something I don't have control over," said Kelsey.


In 2012, the Associated Press Sports Editors Racial and Gender Report Card stated 90 per cent of sports editors were men and 88 per cent of sports reporters were men.


CBS recently began airing "We Need to Talk", an all women cast national weekly sports talk show. It is the first of its kind in the United States and Canada.


Arielle Zerr won't be watching it though.


Zerr, a lifetime sports fan and a journalist with CBC, doesn't believe the CBS show will change the opinions of what men think about women in sports media. And, though women have gone a long way, she said there is still a longs ways to go.


"Finding a woman who does either colour or either play by play in our industry is next to impossible," said Zerr.


Zerr thinks another approach is needed if women are to break through the glass ceiling that still exists in sports reporting.


"We don't need a sports show, that is all done by women, that's talking about sports, that's a show that appeals to women," said Zerr, " I think that if we want to look for equality in women's sports broadcasting and women's sports reporting then we should be including women in the dialogue of shows with men."

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