From photographer to Sports Editor - Andrew Batt

Oct 25, 2019, 04:00 AM

Former Wokingham Times Sports Editor Andrew Batt talks us through his career from supporting Wokingham Town to working on his local paper..

Episode Six of Berkshire Football Stories takes a look at a different aspect of the non league game - reporting on all the football that was taking place.

Hosts Tom Canning and Rob Davies speak to the former Wokingham Times Sports Editor Andrew Batt about everything from starting his career as a trainee photographer on the Bracknell News to the top job.

Andrew discusses how he mixed being a supporter and a reporter as well as some of the high points that included the Sumas FA Trophy cup run, watching a young (and future Welsh international) Darren Barnard as well as summariser live on BBC Radio 5 Live for Bracknell Town's FA Cup First Round tie at Lincoln City.

Coming up in future episodes, we speak to Berks & Bucks FA Chief Exec Liz Verrall and former Bracknell Town boss Alan Taylor on the way as well as social media phenomenon Caversham United and young Finnish international Aimee Claypole. Full details on what's coming up at www.footballinberkshire.co.uk - Music is Elevation by Joseph McDade.