A winner of the BBC’s “One to Watch,” Chetan Pathak is a writer and trained broadcast journalist who has worked extensively across BBC television and radio, in News and in Sport, for over 15 years. He can currently be seen presenting the sports news on the BBC’s flagship Breakfast television programme on BBC One, as well as on the News at Six and News at Ten. He presents on the BBC News Channel and internationally on BBC World TV and has anchored live and continuous television coverage from some of the world’s biggest sporting events, including the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the Commonwealth Games and the men’s and women’s FA Cup finals.
Chetan has also worked as an actor, taking on several featured television roles as well as performing in the theatre. As a voiceover artist, he’s narrated dozens of audiobooks for Amazon Audible and the RNIB. His motivation comes from the experiences that shaped him as a child. His parents, of Indian origin, immigrated to the UK from East Africa and growing up he struggled to fit in and wasn’t a confident speaker. He now volunteers at his former school, where he runs workshops to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds find their voice early on.
Whether it’s working with students or one-to-one with CEOs, working in universities, or in business with you and your teams, his aim is always the same: to share what he does as a journalist and broadcaster to help everyone create more compelling content and empower them to deliver more impactful presentations. He always says: “whether it’s the newsroom or the boardroom, journalism or business, the key principles of storytelling are the same.”