Ed Draper is a sports broadcaster, journalists and health and well-being commentator, with 16-year's experience in the UK and internationally.
A lead anchor for Sky Sports, Ed fronts the digital and TV content reporting on football, boxing and rugby. Ed has presented sport on Sky News since 2011 and Sky Sports News since 2014. Ed hosted the boxing during the 2012 Olympics in London and announced Anthony Joshua as Super Heavyweight Champion. He then presented the boxing podcast Toe-2-Toe between 2014 and 2017, a period that saw the show rise to 4th in the UK sports podcast charts.
Ed grew up playing sport and studied English and Sports Science at Loughborough University whilst playing and coaching football for the university. In this period he worked as a sports writer and broadcaster in Ohio whilst studying for a Masters in Journalism. Ed also holds several coaching qualifications in sports and fitness - health and well-being is a big interest and passion. He has coached football in the UK, Ireland and the USA and played semi-professional football before becoming a broadcaster.
Ed's is a regular commentator has MC'd for sporting events such as London 2012, the Paralympics and commentated on basketball at The Asian Games in 2006. Ed's has hosted numerous live sports talks and dinners including several at Twickenham during the rugby World Cup in 2015 and has also work as a freelance boxing presenter and commentator for Matchroom Sport - anchoring world feed coverage of many big fight nights, including Anthony Joshua's match v Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.
Ed is a host, compere, presenter and commentator. He is well versed in hosting corporate hospitality events,
compering after dinner speeches, receptions, sporting events and Q&A's, alongside his broadcasting work and commentary.
Ed regularly hosts live sporting events and public appearances with sports personalities and experts in health and well-being.
Ed is also available for media training for corporate teams and individuals.
Ambassador of the Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival and Live Life Well Weekender Series
Ambassador of the Whole Man Academy
Host, Compere & Ambassador for Live Life Well
"Ed is a fantastic host and presenter. A well informed, passionate, professional broadcaster, host and presenter, Ed is a pleasure to work with, and has a unique ability to keep the audience interested in any discussion he is hosting."
- Live Life Well