BBC’s Dan Walker to give guest lecture

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BBC Presenter Dan Walker will visit the university next week to talk to students about his career so far and offer tips on making it in the industry.

The session is next Thursday (18th April) in the University’s Greenbank Lecture theater and will start at 11:00. 

Dan presents the BBC’s Saturday lunchtime football show Football Focus. He also co-presents The Open championship, is a key reporter on the BBC’s horse racing, Six Nations and Wimbledon coverage and a regular face on Final Score.

His career at the  BBC at North West Tonight in Manchester, where he won the coveted Royal Television Society Award as the Best Regional Presenter in 2005.

Dan started as a commentator and sports reporter at Piccadilly Radio in Manchester, where he spent four years before moving to the world of television with ITV. He took over on Football Focus in 2009.Dan can also be heard hosting 5 live Sport on BBC Radio 5 live.Check out Dan’s blog.

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