Lynsey Hipgrave

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Lynsey Hipgrave (née Horn; born 6 September 1979) is an English television, radio presenter and journalist, currently working for BT Sport.

Broadcasting career[edit]


Hipgrave's initial break came on Manchester radio station Galaxy 102 where she presented the breakfast show,[1] before being appointed a travel reporter on Radio 5 Live.[2]

Until July 2016 she co-presented the Saturday morning show on Radio 5 Live from 9-11am with Danny Baker and she has also hosted with Eamonn Holmes and Christian O'Connell.[3][4]


In 2010 Hipgrave became a presenter on Al Jazeera on their English language sports channel (Al Jazeera Sports +3) on their Champions League shows[5] alongside Gary Lineker.[6] She was the main anchor on Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Athletics Championships alongside Colin Jackson and Denise Lewis, the US Open Tennis Final, WTA Championships and the Asian Games.

Hipgrave presented Poker Night Live,[1] and the Sky Poker Open for Sky Sports. She has also reported for the Sky Sports football show Off The Bar, and in 2009, she promoted their coverage of netball.[7]

Hipgrave is a former presenter on Setanta Sports News[8] and Roulette Nation on Challenge Jackpot.[1][9]

In 2009, Hipgrave contributed to BBC Three's World Cup's Most Shocking Moments.[10][11]

In 2012 Hipgrave was a contributor to Euro's Most Shocking Moments, a follow-up programme to the earlier programme on the World Cup, this time featuring clips from football's European Championships.

In 2013 Hipgrave presented some of the African Cup of Nations games for ITV4 and hosted some of ITV4's coverage of the Europa League, including Newcastle's quarter final tie with Benfica at St James' Park.

In August 2013, Hipgrave began presenting on BT Sport where she has hosted Women's Tennis and Football, including presenting coverage of the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup.

Personal life[edit]

Following her marriage to Toploader guitarist Dan Hipgrave in November 2008 she is known as Lynsey hipgrave. She is a Newcastle United supporter.

Television credits[edit]


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