(born 1967 in Liverpool
) is a British broadcaster, and currently one of ITV Sport
's main presenters.
Matt is a Modern Language and Political Studies graduate from Sheffield City Polytechnic. (1985-89), during which time he spent a year in Italy
as part of his studies. He once appeared as model in a photo-story in a 1980s teenage girls magazine to help a friend for a laugh. He was then offered an internship. with the Associated Press
before moving on to the Financial Times
as a television producer.
After leaving the FT, Smith joined the Business Unit at BBC News
, and presented business reports on John Inverdale
's programme on Radio 5 Live
. He got his first. sport presenting role on Chris Evans' Radio 1 Breakfast Show.
Matt has presented BBC Radio Four's only children's programme, Go 4 It
Until May 2008 he presented Weekend Breakfast
on Radio 5 Live
with Rachel Burden
, along with occasional cover on the Drive
4pm-7pm weekday show.
At the BBC
, Smith worked initially on Midlands Today
, and BBC News 24
before moving onto Football Fever
, World Snooker
and international events including the Sydney Olympics
and Euro 2000
, before joining... Read More