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Gareth Jones (presenter)

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Nationality  British
Name  Gareth Jones
Other names  Gaz Top
Role  Television presenter

Ethnicity  Welsh
Partner  Violet Berlin
Years active  1985-2006
TV shows  How 2
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Born  5 July 1961 (age 54) (1961-07-05) St Asaph, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation  Television presenter (retired)
Website  http://www.garethjones.tv

Gareth Jones (born 5 July 1961), also known as "Gaz Top", is a Welsh television presenter. He is also a Welsh language speaker.

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Best known for his work as a presenter of children's television and science programmes such as How 2 and Get Fresh, he has more recently moved to presenting motorsport podcasts and directing and producing programmes.

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Career

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Jones was born in St Asaph, Wales. When he began his career in 1979, he used the name "Gaz Top", a name he earned whilst working as a roadie for The Alarm.

Gareth Jones On Speed podcast

Gareth Jones On Speed is a car and motorsport podcast written and performed by Gareth Jones and made by TV and podcasting production company WhizzBang.

Hosted by Jones, the show has an irreverent style and features a regular cast of Zog (AKA musician and journalist Paul Ireson) Richard Porter (creator of cult web-site Sniff Petrol and Script Editor of BBC's Top Gear) and TV presenter and writer Violet Berlin. The show began in August 2005 after a visit to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Whilst chiefly an audio podcast there are occasional video episodes such as the London Grand Prix and Don't Call Me Carface.

Many major British and international motor sport stars have appeared on the show, such as Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Robert Kubica. New editions are published roughly every 12 days and over 100 episodes in total have appeared to date.

Personal life

He lives in north London with his partner, Violet Berlin, and their two sons.

References

Gareth Jones (presenter) Wikipedia


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