Jonathan Pearce

Commentator / Presenter / Journalist / Radio / Speaker / Voice Over / Producer
BBC 'Match of the Day';

Broadcasting Experience

In May 2002, Jonathan left Capital Gold sport after 15 years to join BBC Radio 5 Live. In August 2003 he became the presenter of 5 Live’s weekday show ‘Sport on Five’ and joined the Match of the Day commentating team in August 2004.

2016-BBC/MENTORN Robot Wars. Commentator
2015-present BT SPORT. Commentator. European, Champions League & Women’s
2015-present INPUT MEDIA. Commentator. World feed coverage.
2004-present BBC MATCH OF THE DAY Commentator. Domestic and international
2013-BBC RADIO 5 LIVE - Fighting Talk. Presenter                                                                                                                                                                     2012-LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS. Commentator for BBC coverage.
2009-2010-BBC ONE SOUTH, SOUTH WEST, WEST - Late Kick Off. Presenter of regional football league show.
2009 - BBC/TALKBACK THAMES ENTERTAINMENT. Hole in the Wall. Commentator
2002-present BBC RADIO 5 LIVE - Commentator, presenter ('Sport on Five', '606'; domestic and international football).
2002-2003- BBC LONDON 94.9fm - Host of Friday football preview show.
2001-2004 CHANNEL 5- Jonathan Pearce's Football Night.
1997-2004 CHANNEL 5 - Football Commentator (domestic and international).
1997-2003 BBC & Five/Mentorn Robot Wars - Commentator and voice over.
1997 - LWT - Up for the Cup.
1996 - GRANADA TALK TV - Sports Talk.
1991 - SKY TV - Freelance reporter / Commentator / Presenter The Footballers Football Show, JP’s SP’s.
1987-2002- CAPITAL RADIO - Sports Editor/Commentator; Sportstime 'Glory Days', 'One to One' and documentaries.
1986-1987 - BBC RADIO 2 LOCAL RADIO NETWORK, London.
1984-1986 - RADIO WEST/GWR, BRISTOL - Sports Editor.
1984 - SOUTHERN SOUND RADIO - Sports Editor.
1983-1984 - RADIO WEST, BRISTOL - Sports Editor.
1980-1983 - BBC RADIO BRISTOL - Freelance football reporter.
NATIONAL BROADCASTING SCHOOL (Awarded the annual scholarship for an intensive post graduate journalism and broadcasting course).

Journalism.
Present - BBC SPORT WEBSITE regular blogger and contributor.
2013-2014 - NUTS MAGAZINE regular contributor.   
2002-2008 - SUNDAY MIRROR - Jonathan Pearce Sport Column.

Awards
2001 SONY RADIO AWARDS NOMINATION: Best Sports Coverage (Capital)
1996 SONY RADIO AWARDS: Best Sports Commentator
1993 NEW YORK RADIO FESTIVAL BRONZE MEDAL: Best Sports Programme
1992 SONY RADIO AWARD: Best Sports Programme Of The Year
NEW YORK RADIO FESTIVAL GOLD MEDAL: Best Sports Commentary
1991 NEW YORK RADIO FESTIVAL SILVER MEDAL: Best Sports Commentary
1990 SONY RADIO AWARDS: Best Sports Programme Of The Year
NEW YORK RADIO FESTIVAL GOLD MEDALS
BEST SPORTS COMMENTARY
BEST SPORTS MAGAZINE PROGRAMME
1989 SONY RADIO AWARDS
: Best Sports Programme Nomination

Jonathan’s other work has included voice overs for various video productions, radio & TV ads and tv programmes including BT Cellnet, Heineken, The Sun, Tennents Pilsner, Daily Telegraph, Carling, Sugar Puffs, Snickers, Fuji, Trivial Pursuit, Coca Cola, Sony Playstation, Nutella, Cadburys, JJB Sports and 'Footballers' Wives'.

Jonathan enjoys all sport especially football. He trained with Bristol City as a teenager but failed to make the grade as a hopeful player after breaking a leg in 1974.

Voice clip

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