Jon Bentley (born 1961) is an English journalist and television presenter; he was educated at Millfield and at Oriel College, Oxford. [1 ] [2 ]
Bentley specialises in television production and journalism in the field of motoring. Between 1987 and 1999, he was
producer and executive producer of BBC Two's and was series producer of Top Gear from 2002 to 2004. Fifth Gear [1 ] As a producer on [3 ] Top Gear, Bentley helped launch the TV careers of Jeremy Clarkson and hired [4 ] Quentin Willson and [5 ] Vicki Butler-Henderson. He also has a corner named after him on the [1 ] . Top Gear test track [6 ]
on The Gadget Show Channel 5 in the UK alongside Ortis Deley, Suzi Perry, Pollyanna Woodward and Jason Bradbury. In February 2012, it was announced that the show's format was changing, it was then known as [1 ] and featured two of the previous presenting team The Gadget Show: World Tour Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward. Occasionally, he also presented on [7 ] Fifth Gear. [1 ]
It was announced on Twitter in April 2013 that
was returning to its old format and Jon would be rejoining the line-up alongside new co-host The Gadget Show Rachel Riley, (who also attended Oriel College, Oxford).
He is married with two daughters.
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