From F1 to Sports Personality of The Year, the Premier League to The Royal Wedding. Jake is an experienced and knowledgeable Television and Radio broadcaster, who currently fronts Premier League Football on BT Sport and is a charismatic conference facilitator, after dinner speaker and awards host.
Having joined CBBC in 2001, by 2005 he was hosting Sportsround, 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 2006 he also started working with BBC Sport, presenting Football Focus, Final Score and becoming the youngest ever host of Match of the Day. Jake began his broadcasting career as a runner for Norwich-based Rapture TV. He went on to become a researcher and ended up presenting by accident. He was advised to make a showreel which eventually led to a hosting spot on a live, daily, sports show for TWI. From here, he joined CBBC and enjoyed six extremely successful years, presenting live links and a number of popular shows.
His sports presenting career kicked off in 2005 when he began hosting Sportsround. Covering major international sporting events, this paved the way for his future path. Jake has covered events including the 2012 Olympics, the Euro's, Superbowl Coverage on the BBC, Africa Cup of Nationa, and NFL highlights.
In 2009, he fronted the BBC’s highly successful and award winning F1 coverage where he remained for 4 years. In 2012, his final year with BBC Sport he also hosted The 2012 Euro’s, the London Olympics, and released his first, highly successful book, Inside Track.
Jake has guest presented on This Morning, The One Show, Radio 2, and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Since 2013 he has been the face of BT Sportas the newcomer to the UK TV market has made its mark with compelling, award- winning coverage of huge sporting moments. Off screen, Jake is co-founder of award- winning production company Whisper Films
and is also an ambassador for CLIC Sargent. In 2020, he, alongside Professor Damian Hughes launched the High Performance podcast, giving listeners an intimate glimpse into the lives of high-achieving, world-class performers who have all excelled in their field with first-hand experiences and lessons to share. The success of the pod has evolved into book releases, tours, away days and coaching days for businesses which has grown into a movement with people invested in improving their mindset and finding their own version of High Performance.
A consummate professional, very comfortable in front of an audience, Jake’s vast career in sport and presenting ensures he is a brilliant keynote speaker and host and has spoken for multinational businesses such as Under Armour, BT, EE, Hyundai, BMW, Scania, Shell and BP.