Alison Bender

Experience

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BBC

2014-present

Reporter at BBC

Reporter on Final score, MOTD, Football Focus, Team Talk (5Live), 5Live breakfast, 5Livedrive

Talk Sport

2014-present

paper reviewer/ guest at talkSport

Regular newspaper reviews on “The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast”

IMG

2010-present

Presenter/ Host/ Reporter at Premier League Productions

Hosting daily news shows and fan call-in shows. Reporting live at Premier League matches. Interviewing players and managers. Hosting special programmes “Transfer deadline day” “End of year review show”.

Chelsea TV

2007-2014

Presenter/ Reporter at Chelsea TV

Hosting news shows and match-day shows
Delivering daily training ground reports.
Presenting a kids football show. Travelling with the team for pre-season trips and charity trips. Hosting and reporting at events and Cup Finals

ESPN

2004-present

European Correspondent/ reporter/ Host at ESPN

Hosting 2010 World Cup highlights show “Press Pass” in New York
Reporting at Champions League games since 2005
Weekly segment “Weekend Bender” a light hearted take on football’s biggest games in Europe.

ITV

2012-present

Host at ITV

Hosting Europa League 2014, African Cup of Nations 2012, pre-season friendlies and England Internationals for ITV. I also appear as guest on GMB to talk about football.

Al Jazeera

2007-2010

Anchor, Al Jazeera

Sports News anchor producing and presenting sports wraps at the end of each news hour on a rolling news channel.

Sky Sports News

2006-2008

Sky sports News

Co-hosting Sky Sports News rolling news. Breaking news, ad libbing all sports stories, interviewing guests. Reporting at play-off finals at Wembley and interviewing players.

Real Madrid

2005-2007

Senior Presenter/ Channel editor of English version at Real Madrid TV

Set up English version of RMTV. Presenting news shows, chat shows and magazine shows. Reporting from training ground. Travelling with team for league and Champions League games.

CNBC

2000-2005

Head of news desk, Producer at CNBC

AP on award winning show “European Squawk Box” Ran news desk booking and pre interviewing guests.

UEFA Champions league

2004-present

Reporter

I have been reporting pitchside at Champions League games for various channels- breaking team news and interviewing managers and players. I have presented features with fans and reports about the City all over Europe.

Astro SuperSport Malaysia

2004-present

Reporter

I interview Premier League players and managers weekly and report and host Premier League matches for this channel based in Malaysia. I occasionally fly over to host studio shows from their base in KL.