Martin Roberts is one of the UK’s most respected Property, Travel and Lifestyle TV presenters and journalists.
Over the past 25 years Martin has appeared on BBC TV and Radio, ITV, CNN and SKY TV. He was a regular presenter on ITV’s travel show ‘Wish You Were Here..?’ for 8 years and the travel editor of ‘Woman’ magazine for 15 years.
For over 15 years he has written and presented the hit BBC property auction show ‘Homes under the Hammer’, which is shown on BBC1, BBC Worldwide and Various Digital Channels and has had more than 20 series’.
He is also a UK and Overseas Property expert, appearing as expert speaker on programmes such as ‘BBC Breakfast’, ‘BBC News 24’, ‘The Jeremy Vine Show’ and BBC Radios 2, 4 & 5 Live.
Since March 2016 , he has presented a weekly property show on TalkRadio, which he broadcasts from a Treehouse in his back garden in Bath.
Martin is often invited to appear on news based television and radio shows, to provide expert comment or opinion on current property stories. This includes local and national BBC TV, ITV, Channel 5 and SKY, as well as other radio, newspapers, magazines and on-line platforms.
Martin has been a very well loved and successful auctioneer at various charity and fundraising events, having beaten time and time again, the charity’s own fundraising targets and expectations.
Charities that he has worked for include: Make a Wish, Born Free Foundation, NSPCC, Animals Asia, The Willow Foundation, Bristol Children’s Hospital, Marie Curie Care, Children’s Hospice South West and the Wallace & Gromit Grand Appeal.
Martin has worked alongside numerous organisations to host or compere specific events. From the National Landlords’ Association conference and the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce awards, to the Staffordshire Women’s Institute and Institute of Travel and Tourism AGMs. For the last few years, Martin has also acted as event host and compere for ‘Strictly Fun Dancing’ in aid of Weston Hospice Care.
He is comfortable working to a script or ‘ad lib’ and can interview anyone from members of the public to CEOs. His relaxed style and friendly approach puts all at their ease and brings the best out of any interviewee.
Martin has appeared as a guest speaker at various corporate conferences and events, entertaining the audience with presentations about the state of the property market, advice on buying property at auction or anecdotes from his time on ‘Homes under the Hammer’ and ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get Me out of Here’.
Martin has also been a guest lecturer on P&O and SAGA cruise ships, recording high customer feedback ratings, with future cruise ship engagements in the pipeline.
View Martin’s show reel by following this link: https://youtu.be/jFVDfcEYo3Y
View Martin’s presenting show reel by following this link: https://youtu.be/doa94XuXkiE
Just a few of the comments Martin has received after hosting a variety of events and Charity Auctions:
“Excellent job moderating this event…”
“Linked with gravitas and humour…”
“You got the panel session buzzing…”
“Thanks to your skilful auctioneering, we raised over £100,000…”
“You struck the perfect balance between up to date information and analysis, and a light hearted overview of the situation as you see it ‘at the coalface’…”
“I have heard nothing but positive comments in the days following your appearance…”
“Martin raised a huge amount of money for us through his charm and technique..!!”
“A very charming, warm person, who was so keen to help us, and his presence at the event made it all the more special…”
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