SIMON HILL: JUST A GOB ON A STICK
Landing his first job at a local radio station in south Wales, Simon Hills' career progressed to BBC local radio and eventually BBC World Service and BBC Radio Five Live - working as both a presenter and commentator on Premiership and European football. It was at the BBC that Simon took his first steps in to TV presentation - working on the digital channel, BBC News 24, before he was approached to work as a presenter and reporter for the new ITV Sport Channel. Simon has worked on some of the world's greatest sporting events including: 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, 1995 Toyota Cup in Japan; 1996 European Football Championship in England; 1998 African Cup of Nations in Burkina Faso; 1998 FIFA World Cup in France; as well as Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Test and County Cricket, World Championship Boxing and the Le Mans 24 hour race.
English-born Simon Hill worked for more than a decade in both radio and television in the United Kingdom. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 1990, Simon embarked upon a journalistic career, initially writing for newspapers as a freelancer while studying for the NCTJ Pre-Entry Course in Newspaper Journalism.