Jason Mohammad

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Jason Mohammad
Jason Mohammad @ the Senedd.jpg
Mohammad presenting the Wales national rugby union team celebrations for the Grand Slam 2012
Born Jason Mohammad
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Status Married
Education Glyn Derw High School
Swansea University
University of Cardiff
Occupation Newsreader, Presenter
Notable credit(s) Wales on Saturday
BBC Wales Today
Final Score

Jason Mohammad is a Welsh radio and television presenter currently working for the BBC. He is the current host of Final Score on BBC One on Saturday afternoons.

Personal life[edit]

Mohammad was born and brought up in Cardiff to a Pakistani father and Welsh mother,[1][2] going to school at Glyn Derw High School.[3] He studied Welsh and Politics at Swansea University,[4] and then attended Cardiff University for a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism.[5] He is a practising Muslim.[2]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Mohammad joined BBC Wales in 1997 as a reporter for BBC Wales Today before becoming the anchor of Wales on Saturday.[6] In 2013, he replaced Gabby Logan as the host of Final Score on BBC One on Saturday afternoons, regularly hosting alongside pundits such as Garth Crooks and Danny Mills. Mohammad had previously been a reporter on the programme for many years. He is also the presenter of Scrum V specials on BBC2 Wales and is the secondary snooker presenter for BBC Sport. Mohammad was part of the BBC's broadcasting crew at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and is an occasional presenter of Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2, deputising for Gary Lineker and Mark Chapman respectively. He previously hosted some of the BBC's live coverage of the RBS Six Nations, however they now share the live rights with ITV, leaving John Inverdale and Gabby Logan to present the live action.

Radio[edit]

Mohammad hosts a weekday morning show on BBC Radio Wales.[6] In October 2017 he sat in for Clare Balding on her Sunday morning BBC Radio 2 show Good Morning Sunday.[7] From the start of the 2016–17 football season, Mohammad has been the co-host of BBC Radio 5live's football phone in show 606, alongside regular co-host Robbie Savage. He is also an occasional presenter of 5live Sport.

Remuneration[edit]

On 19 July 2017, the BBC highest earners disclosure revealed that Jason Mohammad was paid £250,000 – £299,000 in the previous year.[8]

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