Mary Rhodes

Mary Rhodes

Mary is the main sports presenter on BBC Ten o'clock News and weekend bulletins on BBC 1. She also presents sport on Breakfast and regularly on BBC World. Mary combines her work as a presenter with her role as a BBC Sport Correspondent, covering stories for the 1, 6 and 10 o'clock news and BBC Radio 2, 4 & 5. 

Present (voice over) "The Challenge" golf programme for Sky, Channel Five and Eurosport.


Mary has also covered major sporting events for News and Sport, including the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Cricket World Cup, Australian Open, and Wimbledon.

She has also written travel articles for The Guardian.

Background Notes

1990 First job, reporter for BBC Hereford and Worcester.

Reporter and presenter for BBC local radio in Gloucester, Manchester, Lancashire and Cleveland. 

Six months off for travelling returned to take up post of Press Officer for Catholic Church.

1995 Presenter at Radio Wimbledon, freelance broadcaster for BBC Radio (1,2,4,5), TWI and Independent sports agency.

1997 Sport presenter at launch of News 24.

Presenter on 110% on BBC Choice, the BBC's daily sports magazine programme, interviewing top sports stars.

If you are looking for a professional conference host, someone to link an event or deliver a witty after dinner speech; then Mary comes highly recommended!