List of male Sky Sports presenters in 2024

Stephanie Beatrice

Sky Sports News has one of the best A-list presenters, reporters, commentators, and pundits in the broadcasting world.

Among those big names are the male presenters who have aired football matches from the Sky Sports studio.

Here is a list of the current male Sky Sports presenters who are household names in major parts of the world.

1. David Jones

David Jones taking a selfie at a stadium
David Jones. Image: Instagram/davidbgjones

David Jones is one of the presenters on Sky Sports MNF (Monday Night Football) and Super Sunday.

He is also a presenter for the Premier League Live, where he works with co-star Kelly Cates. Jones is also the non-executive director of Sunderland A.F.C.

The journalist studied at Stokesley Comprehensive School in North Yorkshire, and his journalism career kicked off when he became a news reporter for the Derbyshire Times in Chesterfield.

David joined Sky Sports during its launch in 1998 and worked alongside Georgie Thompson. He joined Sky Sports News as a presenter in February 2003 after working as a pitch-side reporter on Premiership Plus for two seasons.

During his career, he has covered The Football League, UEFA Champions League and live Premier League.

In February 2015, the presenter was announced as a non-executive director of Oxford United and a member of the three-man panel required to find the next Oxford United manager in June of the same year.

In 2019, Jones became the new non-executive director of Sunderland, a testimony that he is a fan of the team.

2. Ed Draper

Ed Draper  during a live broadcast
Ed Draper. Image: X/SkySportsNews

Edward, Teddy, or Draper is one of the main faces of current male Sky Sports presenters and has worked for the station for a decade.

The English presenter, journalist, and radio broadcaster was born in June 1981 in Hackney, London. He was a presenter for Sky News since 2010 before moving to Sky Sports News in 2014.

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His broadcasting career started as a writer for the Logan Daily News in Ohio, USA 2004. He later moved to WOUB TV, where he worked as a presenter and reporter.

Draper has also been a radio presenter for sports news on the Absolute Radio Breakfast Show and the Rock ‘N’ Roll Sports Podcast.

The English journalist has also presented for BBC Radio London and is a sports commentator for MUTV and Eurosport. Furthermore, he is the producer and host of the Sports and Life podcast.

3. Chris Latchem

Chris Latchem takes a picture at AFCB
Chris Latchem. Image: Instagram/chris.latchem

Chris Latchem is a known Sky Sports News presenter who worked for BBC Sports for 14 years before leaving to become a freelance broadcaster in 2013. While working with BBC, he was a sports presenter for the BBC 5 Live Breakfast program.

His line of work involved traveling around the world, covering various sports events like the Olympics and the Ryder Cup.

Besides being a presenter, Chris is one of the male commentators on Sky Sports, covering various sports such as football, boxing, golf, tennis, hockey, and cricket.

4. David Garrido

David Garrido on a podium
David Garrido. Image: Instagram/skysportsdavid

Known for his fantastic insight into football matters, David Garrido started his career in broadcasting on the student radio station at Oxford University.

As a result, he landed a sports editing role that challenged him to pursue his passion in the football world.

The Colombian-British presenter is fluent in Spanish and English, covering Spanish football in Sky Sports News and Silverstone Grand Prix coverage in Monaco and Melbourne.

Before being a presenter for Sky Sports News, David Garrido worked with BBC Radio 1 and on BBC News 24.

He has covered the Formula One Grand Prix, World Cups, Champions League Finals, and tennis Wimbledon games. His career has led him to travel worldwide, an activity he greatly enjoys.

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5. Pete Graves

Pete Graves taking a selfie at a field
Pete Graves. Image: Instagram/petegravestv

Pete Graves is a British television presenter born April 7, 1982, in Hexham, Northumberland. He has presented football and rugby games for Sky Sports since joining the channel in 2009.

Before being a Sky Sports News presenter, he was the head sports commentator for all Newcastle United games alongside co-commentator Mick Martin.

The presenter’s first Premier League commentary was a match between Newcastle and Portsmouth FC in October 2005. He was 23 years old and one of the youngest commentators in football history.

In 2007, he moved to Real Radio, where he started his radio broadcasting career as a sports presenter. He covered live Newcastle United matches with co-commentator Bobby Moncur.

The British presenter has written, produced, and hosted a one-hour program celebrating Sir Bobby Ronson on his 75th birthday. It gained worldwide popularity when his hero died in July 2009. 

6. Jasper Taylor

Jasper Taylor taking a mirror selfie
Jasper Taylor.Image: X/speakwithjasper

Jasper Taylor joined Sky Sports in 2014, and through his hard work and impressive football presentation, he has become the youngest male presenter in Sky Sports.

In 2018, he won the Young Sports Broadcaster of the Year award from the Sports Journalism Association of Great Britain.

The young presenter has achieved all these under the age of 30 and has over five years of media broadcasting experience.

The award-winning broadcaster also made it to the Forbes 30 under 30 list in the United Kingdom. He studied Multimedia Journalism at Bournemouth University and was a Freelance Video Journalist for talkSPORT as a part-time job.

When he finished his studies, he became a Video Reporter for AFC Bournemouth and gained experience interviewing sportspeople and presenting football matches.

In 2014, he became a publisher for the FIFA World Cup before moving to Sky News as a Graphics Sub-Editor.

A few years later, he was promoted to their Sub-Editor, which led him to become a sports presenter. Thus, he has covered many games, such as the World Cup, Olympics, and European Championships.

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In addition to becoming a football presenter, Taylor is also a speaker who has talked at many events. His talk, ‘How becoming a PEAK speaker will change your life,’ has inspired many people’s lives in these events.

7. Nick Powell

Nick Powell holding a candle

Nick Powell has been one of the male Sky Sports presenters since December 1996 to date.

The legendary sports presenter studied Russian and German at Bradford University and completed his post-grad in journalism at Cardiff.

While studying for his post-grad, Nick presented at the university’s radio station and hospital radio in Cardiff. After graduating, he worked for four years as a Pennine News and Sports broadcaster.

He later joined Yorkshire Television as a news presenter, commentator, and reporter of football, rugby league, cricket, and boxing coverage.

The English presenter joined Sky Sports News as a news producer but switched to broadcasting after a year because he missed it.

Nick is a huge football fan and supports the Liverpool football team. He is also fluent in Russian and German because of his study course.

Aside from football, he enjoys cricket, tennis, and rugby and sometimes covers the games on Sky Sports.

8. Mike Wedderburn

Mike Wedderburn

Mike Wedderburn is one of the oldest black male Sky Sports presenters, making him a legend in the football-broadcasting world. He has worked with the channel since its launch in 1988 and is a regular presenter for the cricket coverage.

The legendary presenter studied for a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Sports Science at Loughborough before venturing into a career of professional sportsmanship.

He was a rugby player for the Harlequins for seven years and Wasps for one. Not to mention that he also played cricket for Hampshire between 1982 and 1984 before his career came to an abrupt end. As a result, he turned to become a sports presenter for Channel 4.

Sports is still in Mike’s genes as he still plays cricket and piano to teach and help his young daughter.

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