Jake is one of the British media’s most recognisable faces. An experienced and knowledgeable television and radio broadcaster, Jake is currently the face of Premier League Football on BT Sport having been at the forefront of much of BBC Sport’s coverage for many national and international events.
In 2012, he broadcast at the European Championships, hosted Summer Olympics coverage for BBC One and BBC Three, as well as anchoring the BBC’s award-winning Formula One coverage – a role he performed since the sport’s return to the broadcaster in 2009.
Additionally, Jake is hosting a new BBC1 quiz Beat the Pack in 2013 and has a weekly column in The Sun on Sunday. Jake originally joined the CBBC on-air team back in 2002, for the terrestrial and new digital channel launch. Jake also began hosting Saturday morning live show Sportsround in 2005, covering major international sporting events such as the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, the World Cup from Germany and the Cricket World Cup from Antigua in 2007.
Jake started presenting Football Focus in 2006, and went on to host Score, Final Score and Match of the Day from Austria and Switzerland for BBC1, BBC3 and BBCi. He became the face of Formula One as the sport made its return to the BBC in 2009, and spent an amazing four years at the helm of the award-winning coverage.
Drawing upon his vast television experience, Jake is a popular choice for the role of conference host.