Freelance Football Host and Presenter | Alison Bender

Hi Alison, thank you for taking the time to speak to us today. Can you tell our readers about yourself, what you currently do and how did you end up where you are right now?

When did you know you wanted to work in the football media world? In particularly presenting and reporting?

A reporter for BBC, contributor for talkSPORT and a presenter for Chelsea amongst other projects, what does a ‘normal’ week look like for you?!

You have covered some of the biggest events in the world. European Championships, World Cups and Champions League games. What’s been your standout moments/highlights so far?

You’ve also interviewed many players and managers at the top of the game, any interviews that standout?

Who are your favourite TV presenters and reporters at the moment and what do you think it is that makes them so brilliant?

Earlier this year you started a podcast called ‘Talent Takes Time’ can you tell our readers a little bit more about that and how it began?

What general advice would you give to those individuals looking to pursue a career in football presenting and reporting — what are the key skills needed?

Where do you see your career in the future? Are there any specific objectives you hope to achieve?

And finally Alison, where can people find you on social media?

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