Colin Murray

Colin Murray

Colin has presented talkSPORT’s mid-morning programme Monday to Friday and also anchors the BDO Lakeside World Darts Championship on BBC and Channel 4’s American Football Coverage.

He was the figurehead of the acclaimed BBC Radio 5 Live Saturday morning show Fighting Talk, as well as hosting a popular Friday night sports preview show as part of 5 Live Sport, called Kicking Off.

A key member  of the BBC’s World Cup 2010 coverage in South Africa, he presented the main highlights, as well as two live games, while in the build up to the London Olympics he interviewed all living British Gold Medallists for 5 Live’s acclaimed ‘Gold Rush’.

He has maintained a written journalistic career alongside his broadcasting.  His first novel ‘A Random History of Football’, sold so well in hardback it went to paperback and he is widely published in the print media.

Colin originally came to prominence on BBC Radio 1, hosting many shows and forging a successful partnership with Edith Bowman, eventually co-hosting the weekday afternoon slot ‘The Colin and Edith Show’. He won the coveted Sony Award for Music Broadcaster Of The Year during his final few years at Radio 1 when presenting the 10pm – midnight slot, indulging his love of Alternative Music.