Gabby Logan – BBC Sports Presenter, Conference Host, Awards Presenter and Guest Speaker.
A law graduate from Durham University, Gabby Logan’s broadcasting career began in radio at Metro FM.
In the late 1980s, Gabby gained 8th place overall at the Commonwealth Games, and overall silver at the British Championships, as part of the Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastic Team.
Gabby Logan now presents Final Score, Inside Sport, the Six Nations and the Autumn Rugby Internationals for BBC One, as well as a weekday topical news programme on BBC Radio 5 Live “The Gabby Logan Show” Monday to Friday from 12pm -2pm. She is a key member of the BBC presentation team and presents for Match of the Day as well as the One Show. Gabby Logan was also in South Africa reporting on the England team for the 2010 World Cup.
A former international gymnast, Gabby Logan began her broadcasting career in radio in 1992 and joined Sky Sports in 1996, where she quickly established herself as a football presenter. First joining ITV in 1998 to front On The Ball, during her nine years at the channel Gabby’s repertoire expanded and her presenting credits include the World Cup, Champions League and the Premiership, as well as the Boat Race and sports news reporting. In 2004 she co-hosted Sport Relief with Gary Lineker for the BBC, before joining the corporation in 2007.
Gabby is a columnist for The Times and has previously written for the Sunday Mirror, Independent and Yorkshire Post.
Gabby Logan is available for conference presenting, awards hosting and speaking engagements.
How did Gabby make the transition from a Commonwealth Games Rhythmic Gymnast to ITV’s and BBC Principal Football Presenter? Just how difficult was it making her way up the broadcast ladder as a woman in a man’s world?
Gabby talks of her experiences from a lifetime spent in a male-dominated sporting arena to the motivation needed to reach the top of her chosen profession and then to stay there, the teamwork required to be able to present a programme such as the Champions League Final and the leadership skills she uses to make everything run smoothly in front of the cameras.