Damian Johnson (broadcaster)

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Damian Johnson is a broadcaster with BBC Sport who was born in Hull.

He currently works as a reporter on the football programmes Match of the Day and Football Focus, as well as presenting and reporting on various other sporting programmes, notably including the Super League Show on BBC One in regions in Northern England. He started his broadcast career in 1986 in commercial radio in Sheffield. He joined the BBC in 1989 as a television producer, working for BBC Look North based in Leeds. He has also presented the sports news on BBC Look North in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. He currently presents the sports news on the BBC News channel from MediaCityUK in Salford.

Johnson was a part of the BBC's TV coverage of the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup, presenting a series of magazine style mini-documentaries and interviews before and after matches - notably before England's crucial 2nd round tie with Germany.

Damian also has a brother, called Frank.

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