Jake Humphrey, famed for his Formula 1 coverage on the BBC, and the being face of premier league football on BT Sport, is an experienced, charismatic, and sought after awards host and after dinner speaker. Brimming with wit and wisdom, Jake makes and excellent addition to any event.
Jake Humphrey is a consummate and charismatic conference facilitator, after dinner speaker and awards host.
As one of the most popular and well known sports presenters in the UK, Jake is the main face of BT Sports Premiership coverage.
At 32 Jake was the youngest ever presenter to host the hat-trick of BBC Sport programmes: Football Focus, Match of the Day and Final Score. In 2008, he joined Sue Barker and Gary Lineker to co-host BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year.
Jake began his broadcasting career as a runner for Norwich-based Rapture TV. He went on to become a researcher and ended up presenting by accident. He was advised to make a showreel which eventually led to a hosting spot on a live, daily, sports show for TWI. From here, he joined CBBC and enjoyed six extremely successful years, presenting live links and a number of popular shows.
His sports presenting career kicked off in 2005 when he began hosting Sportsround. Covering major international sporting events, this paved the way for his future path. Jake has covered events including the 2012 Olympics, the Euro's, Superbowl Coverage on the BBC, Africa Cup of Nationa, and NFL highlights.
Jake wrote a regular blog for the BBC F1 site and a Formula 1 column for the Evening Standard newspaper. He also wrote a weekly page in Match of the Day magazine and before this, he wrote a monthly football column for Kick! and a daily column on his experiences of the Beijing games, for the London Metro Newspaper. He has a weekly column in The Sun on Sunday and is a published author.
Jake has also guest presented non-sports programmes such as The One Show for BBC One and This Morning for ITV. He has a production company – Whisper Films and is an ambassador for CLIC Sargent.
A consummate professional, very comfortable in front of an audience, Jake’s vast career in presenting ensures he is an ideal host for awards ceremonies and live events.