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Eleanor Oldroyd

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2 June 1962 (age 62) (
Bury, Lancashire, England

Alma mater
Oxford High SchoolCambridge University

Nick Mullins (divorced)

University of Cambridge, Oxford High School, Oxford

Eleanor Oldroyd

Eleanor Oldroyd (born in Bury, Lancashire, 2 June 1962) is an English sports broadcaster with BBC Radio.


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Eleanor Oldroyd

Early life

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Oldroyd was educated at Oxford High School and Cambridge University.

Broadcasting career

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Beginning her career in commercial radio, Oldroyd joined BBC Radio Shropshire as a Sports Producer in 1986 before moving to London in 1988.

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She worked at Newsbeat and then at BBC Sport, reporting and presenting on both Radio 5 and 5 Live.

She first hosted the Sunday afternoon sports show in 1993. In 1995, she became the first female presenter of Sports Report (since it started in 1948) when she stood in for Ian Payne.

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 covers the Wimbledon tennis championships and was part of the Test Match Special team from 2000 to 2005.

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

Personal life

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.


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