Rob Nothman, BBC

Season 2,   Aug 24, 2022, 08:00 AM

Rob Nothman not only interviews the stars, he trains them! Yes, that's right, Rob is one of the BBC's reporters, covering the Premier League and other sports. But when he's not at matchdays, chasing interviews, he's working in his other role withy the BBC by training their new talent.

Rob has helped build the careers of the likes of Gary Lineker and so many others.

So this episode is priceless is hearing from a someone who has pretty much seen and done it all in broadcast media.


Talent Takes Time is a series of conversations with people who work in sports media: from presenters, pundits, commentators and reporters to media trainers, executive producers and heads of channel.

It’s an insight into this ruthless industry, focussing on the challenges and harsh truths for anyone who wants to enter the industry, or is curious to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes.

It is presented by Alison Bender who has spent 20 years in the industry as a producer and presenter.

If you’d like to learn more, make sure you follow her on all her social channels @alibendertv and go to for her free tips on getting into the industry.

The series is produced as part of the HWY61 Network. For more podcasts like this one, visit