Jill Douglas
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Jill Douglas

Jill Douglas
BornDecember 1969 (age 51–52)[1]
OccupationTV presenter
Notable credit(s)
RBS 6 Nations
Carl Hogg
ChildrenJohnno Hogg, Rosie Hogg

Jill Douglas is a Scottish sports presenter, currently working for ITV. She grew up in Bonchester Bridge in the Scottish Borders. She was educated at Jedburgh Grammar School and worked as a journalist for the Southern Reporter before studying for an NCTJ in print journalism at Napier College in Edinburgh.[2][3][4]

She originally fronted Border TV's Lookaround news magazine in 1993 before moving to present BBC Scotland's rugby union coverage on Sportscene in 1997. In 1999, she joined Sky Sports as a sports news presenter, and was involved in both the rugby and Golden League athletics coverage.

In 2003 she rejoined the BBC as one of the main presenters of rugby union, cycling and other events such as the Olympic Games.[3] She also sometimes appears on BBC Radio 5 Live's Fighting Talk. In 2013 Douglas presented the ITV4 coverage of the Haikou World Open and Champion of Champions Snooker

Douglas is a keen supporter of Hawick Rugby Club.[3] She is married to former Scotland international and current Worcester Warriors coach Carl Hogg. Douglas was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Borders College in 2014.

References

  1. ^ "Directorship at Mixed Zone Media Ltd". Companies House. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "BBC - Error 404 : Not Found". Archived from the original on 24 January 2007. Retrieved 2008.
  3. ^ a b c "BBC - Press Office - Jill Douglas". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2006.
  4. ^ "From the Borders to Beijing". www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk.

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