Natalie Sawyer

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Natalie Sawyer
Birth name Natalie Lorraine Sawyer
Born (1979-10-23) 23 October 1979 (age 34)
Ealing, England
Station(s) Sky Sports News
Network British Sky Broadcasting
Spouse(s) Sam Matterface
Children Sawyer Matterface

Natalie Sawyer (born 23 October 1979)[1] is an English television presenter on Sky Sports News.

Early life[edit]

Sawyer was born to an English father, and a mother of Bulgarian descent. She graduated from Leeds Trinity University with a degree in History and Media. This also included a work placement at Sky Sports, during which time she worked with the Rugby Union department. She was educated at Chiswick Community School in Chiswick.

Broadcasting career[edit]

After graduating, she worked for the TeamTalk 252 radio station as a traffic and travel reporter, however, the station folded soon afterwards.

In 2000 she appeared on Soccer AM as a Soccerette

Soon after she joined Sky Sports News as a runner, before becoming part of the production team, where she was involved in duties such as manning the news ticker and subbing stories for the channel.

She was eventually given the opportunity to become a presenter on Sky Sports News, a job which she had always dreamed of doing (or at least since it had started broadcasting).

She is not married to former Sky Sports News colleague, Sam Matterface, and they have a son, who was born on 28 October 2010.[2]

Football[edit]

Sawyer is an avid supporter of Brentford F.C and can regularly be seen at their home games. During the 2012-2013 season Sawyer also became a semi-regular co-commentator and pundit for Brentford's internal match commentary service, Bees Player.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nat backs Ladies' Day". Sky Sports. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sam Matterface & Natalie Sawyer - Sky Sports News - Page 2 - Broadcasting - Digital Spy Forums". Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 

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