The Women’s World Cup, set to begin on July 20th in Australia and New Zealand, is expected to be one of the biggest sporting events of the summer. Last year, England emerged as the champion after defeating Germany in a sold-out Wembley arena. To enhance the viewers’ experience this year, renowned presenters such as Gabby Logan and Laura Woods will be leading the coverage for BBC and ITV, respectively.
Gabby Logan, 50, a Welsh television presenter, will be the face of BBC’s coverage for the event. She began her broadcasting career in 1992 and went on to join Sky News in 1996, establishing herself as one of their key presenters. Logan later joined ITV in 1998, where she presented various fixtures including The World Cup and Champions League. Throughout her career, she has presented shows like Final Score, Inside Sport, and the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.
Reshmin Chowdhury, 45, is a British journalist and presenter who currently works with BT Sport and BBC Sport. She has covered various football events, including the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
Alex Scott, 38, is a sports commentator, pundit, and former professional footballer. She played as a right-back for Arsenal in the FA WSL, winning numerous league titles and FA Cups. Scott also represented Team GB at the 2012 Olympics and made 140 appearances for the England national team. Since retiring, she has worked as a pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports, featuring in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Laura Woods, 36, has held broadcasting and presenting roles across a range of sports with ITV, Sky Sports, and TalkSport. She will now be the lead presenter for the Champions League as TNT Sport enters the British and Irish market, replacing BT Sport. Woods will also lead the all-female presenter team for the football news venture.
Seema Jaswal, 38, is a TV presenter who works with various UK and international broadcasters. She currently presents the Champions League on BT Sport, ITV’s international football coverage, Premier League’s global Match-Day live coverage, and BBC’s Snooker Triple Crown events. Jaswal has also been featured in non-sports shows like Ted Lasso, Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, Celebrity Catch Phrase, and The Chase.
Michelle Owen is known as one of the UK’s leading female sports presenters. She currently presents Sky Sports EFL coverage and has recently been a part of the ITV football team, covering the men’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Owen’s passion for football began at an early age, and she played in the Women’s Premier League before transitioning into broadcasting.
Both the BBC and ITV have assembled a diverse group of pundits. For the BBC, the notable pundits include Ellen White, Stephen Houghton, Fara Williams, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Anita Asante, Karen Bardsley, Laura Georges, Jonas Eidevall, and Scott Booth. ITV’s lineup of pundits consists of Eni Aluko, Karen Carney, Jill Scott, Emma Hayes, Fran Kirby, Lucy Ward, Siobhan Chamberlain, Emma Byrne, Vicky Losada, and Jen Beattie.
These presenters and pundits bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the coverage of the Women’s World Cup, ensuring that viewers will have the best possible experience. With their passion for the sport and diverse backgrounds, they are well-equipped to provide insightful analysis and engaging commentary throughout the tournament.