SPORT TV PRESENTER | COMMENTATOR
Paul Dempsey is a hugely experienced sports broadcaster who works as a presenter, commentator and reporter. Paul has amassed vast knowledge of the media rights business and can also offer personalised media training to high achieving individuals.
He is the anchor of BT Sport’s exclusive live boxing coverage, presenting every Fight Night Live event, and is very experienced in live commentary for Champions League, Europa League and European football coverage, with a focus on the Bundesliga.
He has worked with BT since August 2013 and prior to joining BT had impressive experience including 18 years working for Sky Sports and seven for Setanta Sports.
Paul was one of the first presenters to be seen on screen when Sky News launched in 1989, simultaneously establishing himself as one of the lead commentators on Sky’s initial sports channel, Eurosport. He is also the co-creator of Sky Sports’ enduring ‘Soccer Saturday’ format and presented the show in its early stages.
Right up to his departure from Sky in 2006, he anchored all the network’s prime-time boxing, featuring the likes of Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, Nigel Benn, Chris Eubank, Steve Collins and Naseem Hamed.
Paul has commentated on a wide range of football competitions for Setanta in the UK and Ireland, and his extensive broadcast credits also include World Cups, European Championships and Olympic Games.