Georgie Bingham

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Georgie Bingham (born London 1978) is a radio and television presenter best known for her antics on talkSPORT.

Career[edit]

Georgie started her career as a runner for ESPN Star Asia and Sky Sports. She did local radio stints with SGR Colchester and Ipswich (now Heart FM) and BBC Radio Suffolk. She worked for ITV Anglia from 2001 to 2004 where she anchored news, sports and local football league highlights show 'Over The Bar' with Kevin Piper.

Bingham worked for Sky from 2004-2007 as an anchor for Sky Sports News and Sky News. During this time Bingham anchored a newspaper review for Fox Soccer Channel in the USA.

Bingham moved to the USA to work for ESPN in 2007. She worked predominantly for ESPN International, hosting their flagship show 'Sportscenter'. During her time at ESPN, she participated in broadcasts from Wimbledon, The Open, the US open golf and tennis, The ESPYs, and interviewed Pele, David Beckham, Tracy McGrady, Michael Phelps, Kobe Bryant among others. She became the first British woman on ESPN in America when she hosted ESPN's first coverage of the Premier League to American audiences in 2009.

Bingham came back to the UK in 2010. In August 2013 she was named host of the Weekend Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT [1] alongside the former Newcastle and Coventry striker Micky Quinn. Having joined the station in 2011 as their only female presenter, she previously hosted Sunday Exclusive, and Saturday and Sunday Scoreboards. She is also a presenter for Premier League Productions, and is a sports host for Daybreak on ITV. Since her return from the USA, she's also presented IMG's 'At the Open Live' for the R&A and 'Golfing World' a weekly Sky Sports show. She is also a regular on Channel 5 News. In August 2012 Bingham was a key part of Channel 4's historic Paralympics coverage - anchoring the 1-6pm slot with TV newcomer Arthur Williams.[2] Bingham is also an established event host and voiceover artist and is represented by Triple A Media and Babble Voices.

Bingham is based in London and Suffolk. She is an Ipswich Town fan, supports London Irish Rugby football club and is also a NY Giants fan. She's a golf nut with a handicap of 18, and an avid blogger; she and her sisters have had their own site www.binghamgirls.com since 2008. Bingham is also an ambassador of the Football Foundation,[3] Ipswich Town Charitable Trust and Help for Heroes Celebrity Golf day.

Bingham on twitter - @georgiebingham

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