ALISON JANE WALKER - CV

Broadcaster, Producer and Sports Journalist

EDUCATION

Honours Degree in Media and Communication Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Secretarial Studies


WORK

1988-90 Flashback Video and ClydeCableVision

1990 – 2009 BBC Scotland

Reporter/Producer/Presenter in Radio and TV
First female to report live on football games

International Events covered:
- Sydney and Beijing Olympics
- Open Golf Championships
- European Football Championship
- UEFA Cup final
- Four Commonwealth Games (Victoria, Kuala Lumpur, Manchester and Melbourne)

2009 – to present day

Freelance Broadcaster/Producer/Sports Journalist

Employed by BBC Five Live, Olympic Broadcasting, Rangers TV, Eurosport, World Curling TV, ESPN, BBC Scotland.

International events covered:
- Vancouver and London Olympics
- Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and Innsbruck
- World Mens and Womens Curling Championships

Owner ALISONWALKER.TV LTD

Media training, motivational and after dinner speaking, voice over specialist and live event host. Documentary production.


OTHER RELEVANT SKILLS

Languages

Basic Brazilian Portuguese


REFERENCES

Professional

Sir Craig Reedie - Vice-President, International Olympic Committee.
Grant Coleman – OBS
Tom Connor - BBC Sport
Ally McCoist - Rangers FC
Craig Brown - Aberdeen FC
Joanna Kelly - World Curling Federation

Personal

Pearse Flynn - CEO Creditfix Ltd

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