Jonny Gould

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Jonny Gould
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Jonny Gould at Smooth Radio & Talksport
Occupation Radio & Television sports broadcaster, Broadcast and content sponsorship expert

Jonny Gould is an English radio and TV presenter who broadcasts on Sky News on Sunrise and previously as a sports presenter at Smooth Radio and BBC Radio 2

Smooth Radio and BBC Radio 2[edit]

Jonny presented breakfast show sport for Smooth Radio between 2012 and 2014. Initially he joined to anchor the station's extended breakfast sports bulletins during the 2012 Summer Olympics, but stayed for two more years.

Group Programme Director John Simons said, "Jonny’s a great talent and I’m delighted he will be joining Simon in the studio for breakfast” [1]

After the Olympics, Smooth Radio then retained Jonny to be reunited with breakfast presenter Simon Bates to present the morning sports news, more than 15 years after they first broadcast together on Talksport.

When Jonny left Smooth Radio, he soon joined BBC Radio 2, deputising for Vassos Alexander as sports presenter on the Breakfast Show. His first appearance was around the Easter Holidays.


In addition to the weekday shows on Smooth Radio, Jonny presented the weekend sports show Extra Time on Talksport [2] He also presented the Sports Bar and Kickoff alongside Stan Collymore, Bobby Gould and Tony Cascarino.

Sky News and ESPN[edit]

Since 2008 Jonny has been a regular newspaper and sports pundit on Sky News providing comment and analysis. From February 2014, he became a regular contributor on Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes. Jonny also appeared on Between The Lines on ESPN with Ray Stubbs.

Al Jazeera[edit]

In 2010 Jonny Gould started to appear regularly on Al Jazeera English as a football expert to discuss a wide variety of football-related stories including the FIFA World Cup host country announcements for 2018 and 2022 and the many political controversies involving FIFA's Sepp Blatter. [3]

ITV Sport[edit]

From 2000 to 2002, Jonny Gould presented ITV Sport's Football First, a live four hour football scores and reports show, and Euro Fever, a live studio show with an audience and guests. He also presented ITV's Goal Rush and was Premiership Plus first ever touchline reporter, covering the channel's first eleven games. [4]

Channel 5[edit]

From 1997 to 2000, Jonny was the sports presenter on Channel 5 (UK)'s morning news show 5 News with Katie Ledger.


Between 1992 and 1995 Jonny provided sports news for Independent Radio News as Sports Editor and went on to become Associate Sports Editor in 1994.

BBC World Service[edit]

From 1990 to 1993, Jonny presented BBC World Service "Sports Roundup" and "Sports World", the BBC's flagship Saturday afternoon programme.


Jonny is CEO of Sportsmedia, which provides over 150 national and local radio stations and social media with daily sports content. The company was started in 1992 and client stations include Global Radio and Jazz FM. Corporate clients include Sky Sports, Capital One and Northern Rail [5]


  1. ^ "'Jonny Gould joins Simon Bates on Smooth Radio Breakfast Show". Radio Today. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "'Jonny Gould hosts the fastest sports show on the dial". Talksport. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "'Goal line technology debate football in 2013". al Jazeera. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Jonny Gould on ESPN". 
  5. ^ "Sports Media History". Retrieved 18 April 2013. 

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