Kelly Cates, Sky Sports and BBC

Season 2,   Sep 08, 2022, 02:00 PM

Kelly Cates joins Alison this week to discuss her rise in sport broadcasting and how she, like Alison, has found longevity in  her career.

Kelly is one of the best known sports broadcasters in the UK, currently fronting coverage of the Premier League for Sky Sports, while also hosting shows on BBC Radio Five Live.


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.

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