Occupation Sports broadcaster
Name Eleanor Oldroyd
|Born 2 June 1962 (age 58) (1962-06-02) Bury, Lancashire, England|
Alma mater Oxford High SchoolCambridge University
Spouse(s) Nick Mullins (divorced)
Education University of Cambridge, Oxford High School, Oxford
Eleanor Oldroyd (born in Bury, Lancashire, 2 June 1962) is an English sports broadcaster with BBC Radio.
Oldroyd was educated at Oxford High School and Cambridge University.
Beginning her career in commercial radio, Oldroyd joined BBC Radio Shropshire as a Sports Producer in 1986 before moving to London in 1988.
She is a regular on 5 Live's Fighting Talk – known as the "First Lady of Fighting Talk" – and hosts several weekly 5 Live shows including Saturday Breakfast (with Chris Warburton), the evening 5 Live Sport programme and the Friday Sports Panel.
She led the station's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi.
She was named the Sports Journalists' Association Broadcast Presenter of the Year for 2014 and 2016
She was formerly married to fellow BBC sports presenter Nick Mullins and has two children.
She supports Arsenal despite coming from a family of Birmingham City fans.