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Unique ID: rickkelsey
- Playing Age: from 25 to 30
I'm a young enthusiastic Broadcast Journalist and Presenter who's confident on screen and has the knowledge and charisma to deliver . I specialise in current affairs and sport.
Over the past twelve months I have covered The General Election, The Labour Leadership Contest as well as commentating and reporting on England football Internationals and FA Cup Finals.
My ideal job would be presenting Match of The Day, I currently also chair news conferences for events such as the Ashes and the London Marathon, interviewing athletes on stage in front of audiences of more than a thousand people.
Employment History & Experience
I am a Presenter and Journalist on talkSPORT, Radio 1 and Global. I work on current affairs and sports shows interviewing celebrities and people in the news. My voice reaches up to 3 million people every week.
I also chair / PA various national sporting events and am one of the voices of 'Spotify'. My day to day work includes interviewing politicians and athletes for my radio shows a full demo of which can be found at www.rickkelsey.co.uk
Experience & Qualifications
TalkSPORT National breakfast and drive news and sport bulletin reader on Alan Brazil and Adrian Durham shows. January 2009- Present.
BBC Radio 1 Broadcast Journalist. Newsbeat November 2010 - Present
Global Broadcast Journalist/Presenter. Anchoring the drive time show weekdays 4pm-7pm. News and Sport bulletin reader and reporter for stations including LBC, Galaxy, Heart and Capital. Part of newsroom team that won Silver Sony Award for news and current affairs programme 2008. Freelance June 2006-Present.
LBC 97.3 Reporter and Editor on Simon Calder's Travel Clinic. Travelling Europe for holiday programmes on our destination of the week. October 2008- Present.
Voice Artist Commercial production and presentation for Spotify and The Times Newspaper. 2009 - present.
TV Presenting. Asics TV : Interviewing athletes in events like the London Marathon and Ashes series 2009. Chairing Q and A's with large audiences and panel guests. March 2009-Present. I also have experience present shopping TV channels.
Travel Writer. SimonSeeks.com (moneysupermarket.com) Jan 2009-Present
GMTV Input production/ producer September 2008 - Jan 2009
Producer Galaxy FM Produced The Steve Sutherland Show a national evening music show (most listened to commercial radio station in UK by 15-34's).Winner of 4 MOBO Awards/Best Radio DJ. Freelance January 2007- March 2008.
Radio Ceredigion, Tindle News Group, Broadcast Journalist Bulletin reader. Assistant editor / producer. Presented a news/current affairs show focusing on local issues. Evening chart show host. Freelance 2001-2004.
Qualifications & Training
University 2001-2004: University of Wales, Aberystwyth. 2.1 BA Hons Drama
School: Calday Grange Grammar, Wirral 1993-2000: 4 A-levels (Law, English, Theatre, General Studies). 11 GCSE����S all A*, A, B. (French A)
Media Law Training - Global Radio Apprenticeship 2007
TEFL Teaching: taught English in Tanzania, East Africa for twelve months.
Pareto Law Sales Training. Negotiation, selling skills, closing, account management.
Tendering and proposal writing
Clean driving licence
Media Law Training
Radio Car trained
Interests & Hobbies
My passion is sport and presenting, luckily this is what I get paid to do. I play football for my local team in Chiswick and Ski twice a year in the Alps. I also have a keen interest in the Stock Markets and trade on the LSE and Dow Jones.
To see lots of examples of my work on TV, radio and online please head to www.rickkelsey.co.uk