The International Society of Female Professionals Recognizes Melissa Payne


Melissa Payne is the founder and owner of Blonde Ambitions. This is a firm that supports the production and distribution of global feeds across the sporting spectrum, providing bespoke services.

Melissa draws upon 25 years of experience within the global television and media sector. Whether the event takes place on land or water, the competitors have two legs or four, she has covered it.

Melissa is excited to unveil her latest venture: SwopBox, an exclusive marketplace for swapping corporate hospitality boxes, set to launch in the very near future.

Prior to establishing Blonde Ambitions and SwopBox, Melissa began her career in finance within the horse racing sector.

Melissa then embarked on a 20-year career trajectory with IMG. This included multiple parts of the business from:  production, event management, technical operations and selling commercial rights.

Amongst her many career achievements Melissa rose to the level of Vice President and was responsible for the Technical Services P&L for all IMG programming.

Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in film and television. She also recently completed a Women in Leadership certificate and set up Women In Broadcast – a bio annual gathering for ladies working in the industry.

Based in London, United Kingdom, Melissa credits her success to dedication, drive, and perseverance.

International Society of Female Professionals Member Melissa Payne can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.