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Matt Williams (radio presenter)

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Occupation  Radio presenter
Name  Matt Williams

Role  Radio presenter
Education  University of Bradford
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Born  1971Southport, Lancashire, England

Matthew "Matt" Williams (born 1971) is a British sports presenter and reporter on BBC Radio 2.

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Background

Born in Southport, Lancashire, Williams grew up in Formby near Liverpool and was educated at Holy Family High School in Thornton before studying French and Spanish at Bradford University.

He started at BBC Radio Cumbria working as a reporter and in 1991 joined BBC Radio 1 on the Newsbeat programme. Starting with 5 Live sport in 2001 he has worked on the 5 Live Breakfast programme from 2003 to 2008, before moving to 5 Live's Drive programme. He then moved to Radio 2 to become the sports presenter on the Simon Mayo Drivetime programme, and was a member of the team which won the Sony Radio Academy Awards for Best Music Programme in 2011.

In addition to sports presenting, Williams participates in the Confessions feature and in the Quiz. He also styles himself as Dr. Mosh promoting loud rock, hardcore punk and metal music on Radio 2 with songs from artists such as Led Zeppelin, Lawnmower Deth, Black Sabbath, Guns n' Roses and Uriah Heep.

References

Matt Williams (radio presenter) Wikipedia


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