- Edi Smockum
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From interviewing Jessica Ennis-Hill at the 2016 Rio Olympics, to unearthing exclusive stories about an England footballer being homeless, Jessica has a wealth of experience as a dynamic and engaging broadcaster.
Jessica’s instrumental work on diversity saw her named 2015 Journalist of the Year by the Women’s Sports Trust. She was also included on the 2015 Football Black List, which celebrates influential figures in football from the black community, and was featured as a rising star of the TV industry by Broadcast Magazine.
As a freelancer, Jessica has presented BT Sport’s Women’s Super League Review Show and reported for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) at the Youth Olympic Games in China. Such is her growing reputation as a charismatic reporter and presenter, she’s also featured on popular BBC programmes The One Show, Final Score, BBC Breakfast and the Women’s Football Show.
Jessica currently presents sports bulletins on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire Show and the BBC News Channel.