BBC Sport and Breakfast journalist
Dan Walker is best known for hosting shows including Football Focus and BBC Breakfast who began his career in broadcasting on radio station, Hallam FM.
Dan worked at Manchester’s Key 103 radio station spending four years as a sports reporter. Dan covered some of football’s biggest games, including Manchester United’s Champions League fixtures. He then moved into the world of television with a six-month stint on Granada Television, again focusing on sport.
In 2005 he was named the ‘Regional Sports Presenter of the Year’ at the Royal Television Society Sports Awards. In 2006 Dan joined the BBC covering a wide range of sports.
In 2010 he travelled to South Africa for the World Cup where he filmed several packages for both their TV and online platforms. Since then he has covered every major football tournament for the network as well as, the Olympics.