Gareth Jones (presenter)
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5 July 1961 |
St Asaph, Wales
|Other names||Gaz Top|
|Occupation||Television presenter (retired)|
Gareth Jones (born 5 July 1961 in St Asaph, Wales) is a Welsh television presenter and celebrity. His 80s stage name "Gaz Top" inspired US band ZZ Top as evidenced in the song "Cookin' with Gaz" on their 3rd album.
Best known for his work as a presenter of children's television and science programmes such as How 2 or Get Fresh, he has more recently moved to presenting motorsport podcasts and directing and producing programmes.
|2005 – present||Presenter/Producer||"Gareth Jones On Speed" (Part-time podcast)|
|2005–2006||Pit Lane reporter||A1 Grand Prix worldwide TV feed|
|2004||Presenter||Speed Sunday ITV1|
|2002–2004||Director||Gamepad on Bravo|
|1996||Presenter||It's Not Just Saturday|
|1996–2001||Presenter||The Big Bang|
|1990–1991||Presenter||The Children's Channel|
|1986 - 1988 (as Gaz Top)||Presenter||Get Fresh|
|1985 - 1986 (as Gaz Top)||Presenter||Music Box|
|1984 (as Gaz Top)||Presenter||BMX BEAT|
|1979-1985 (as Gaz Top)||Roadie||The Alarm, and, briefly, U2|
- The Right Address "Gareth Jones is one of the best known television presenters of factual and children's programmes in Great Britain."
- Gareth 'Gaz Top' Jones, BBC
- B3TA : INTERVIEWS : GARETH JONES AKA GAZ TOP b3ta.com, "Gareth Jones, better known as Gaz Top"
- Gaz Top to present ECTS awards ceremony gamesindustry.biz, "partner and co-presenter Violet Berlin", "from HOW 2 to a stint as an MTV VJ"
- Biography at the IMDb
- FAQ at Jones's official web site
- Growing up: Gareth Jones BBC, "my old school, Ysgol Gwenffrwd in Holywell"
- Alan Moore interviewed on Get Fresh YouTube video clip of Gareth Jones interviewing
- Gareth Jones' official website
- Gareth Jones at the Internet Movie Database
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