Mark Clemmit is a seasoned TV and radio presenter and event host, with 20 years experience.
He has appeared on BBC’s Match of the Day, Football Focus and Final Score, as well as Radio 5 Live, where he is one of the station’s longest-standing voices.
Mark’s areas of expertise also include property and consumer issues; presenting the BBC One How Safe Is Your House, reporting for The One Show and writing as a columnist for The Times.
Mark is also an experienced awards presenter, conference facilitator and event host, including work on a broad range of topics from diversity and equality to innovation and leadership.
Mark is also adept at imparting a lifetimes worth of presentation skills running speaker and presenter training sessions for teams and 1-2-1’s for business professionals.
Mark Clemmit’s broadcasting journey started with his idea for a broadcast fanzine programme focusing on his local team Middlesbrough. He created and presented the first pilot of this called Red Balls on Fire in 1998 which aired on BBC Cleveland.
Nine month’s later and with a weekly budget of £50, Mark’s radio fanzine was nominated for a prestigious Sony Radio Award, with a nomination following the year later.
From here Mark Clemmit was noticed by BBC Radio 5 Live and he joined their team doing interviews and match reports, before going on to become a familiar and longstanding voice on the flagship Five Live Sport programme.
While Mark has worked on and covered Premier League matches, his passionate is for the lower leagues of football, where he enjoys the the intimacy and friendliness of smaller matches, as well as the ability to talk to managers and key players.
Mark has experience as an entertaining speaker, a skillful event host and a conference facilitator. Speaker and event topics include:
“Mark is hugely empathetic with both his audience and interviewees, matched with the sharpest of journalistic minds.” Alistair Campbell, Former Communications Director for Tony Blair
“His preparation and research about his guests means he’s so good at his job, he makes it easy for them.” Roberto Di Matteo, Champions League-winning manager with Chelsea
“He has a unique talent to get people talking.” Monty Panesar, former England test cricketer and Ashes winner