Gethin Jones | Event Host | UK
Gethin Jones is a British television presenter who was an active rugby union player during his time at university. Gethin Jones has had many experiences with hosting events and has many anecdotes to entertain guests with. Gethin Jones is available to book for a variety of corporate events.
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Gethin Jones’ profile as a TV presenter was raised when he presented shows such as Blue Peter and Strictly Come Dancing. As well as dance and music, Gethin is a rugby enthusiast, who represented Lancashire and had trials with Sale RFC. He started on TV with Popty on Welsh Channel S4C, as well as youth magazine show, Uned 5 (successfully obtaining a private pilot’s licence as part of a filming challenge!).
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In 2005, Gethin began presenting Blue Peter, and stayed there for 3 and a half years before leaving CBBC’s flagship show in 2008. Gethin was also a semi-finalist in BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing 2007. Before strictly, Gethin’s projects included presenting a Police Camera Action special for ITV1 and Gethin Jones’ Danger Hunters for Virgin1 where he chased deadly weather around the world. He also worked on E24, a weekly News Entertainment/Showbiz round-up for BBC News, and The Gethin Jones Show Saturday and Sunday mornings on Radio 5 Live.
Gethin also narrated and presented BBC’s Young Musician of the Year, live at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre. In 2009, hosted the Golden Globes red carpet coverage for Sky1. Gethin then hosted a new game show ‘Sell Me The Answer’ for Sky1, and presented his own Saturday morning show Radio 5 Live. Gethin also co- resented a week of The One Show for BBC1, and presented shows for the National Lottery on BBC1.
He also hosted 71 Degrees North for ITV1 and returned to Wales for a week long run in the Rocky Horror Show, as the Narrator. Gethin is the face of Holland & Barrett, the UK’s leading retailer of vitamins and mineral supplements. In May 2012 he joined the ITV breakfast programme, Daybreak.
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