Dan Walker is one of the UK's most well known and loved broadcasters, now presenting Channel 5's flagship news programmes. He spent over 10 years with the BBC presenting a range of shows for them, most notably anchoring BBC breakfast for 6 years. Author of 3 books, and an experienced radio host and live commentator, Dan's range of skills make him an outstanding speaker for a range of events, with his likeable persona and years of know how.
Dan Walker is currently the lead anchor on Channel 5’s re-launched flagship news bulletin, 5 News.
A journalist and broadcaster with over twenty years’ experience, Dan was at the helm of BBC Breakfast for 6 years. He hosted the BBC’s Football Focus for twelve years and has covered five Olympic Games, five World Cups and the NFL for two seasons.
During his time at the BBC, Dan went on to cover Wimbledon, The Grand National, Royal Ascot, The Derby, and 6 Nations. He continued to work on domestic, European and international football (including every major tournament since 2006) and has co-hosted the broadcaster’s Open golf coverage for the last 10 years and was an integral part of the BBC’s Olympic offering in both London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
In 2022, he teamed up with Michaela Strachan to host a brand-new prime time Channel 5 show, Digging for Treasure, working with teams of metal detectorists and marine archaeologists looking to unearth the hidden history treasure from all over the UK.
In the autumn of 2021, Dan joined the cast of BBC 1s most popular entertainment show Strictly Come Dancing, reaching the quarter-final much to his surprise and delight.
He was also honoured in 2019 to be asked to present A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health for BBC1 with HRH The Duke of Cambridge. Together with five A-list footballers including Gareth Southgate, Danny Rose and Peter Crouch, they gathered together for an extraordinary and honest conversation about men’s mental health - the programme was incredibly well received and subsequently went on to be nominated for several awards.
Dan has also hosted The One Show, Songs of Praise and appeared on shows like Countdown, The Chase, Celebrity Mastermind and A Question of Sport.
Dan is also the author of a number of books including the most recent “Standing on the Shoulders: Incredible Heroes and How They Inspire Us”, a sequel to the bestselling “Remarkable People.”
His other books include Dan Walker’s Thronkersaurus: Football’s Finest Tales’ and Magic, Mud & Maradona.
For the last 5 years, Dan has organised his own charity golf tournament – The Walker Cup, raising over £250,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity.
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