Dan currently presents Football Focus, the long-running BBC 1 Saturday lunchtime football show. As of October 2014 Dan joined the new look BBC 5Live as the co-host of The Afternoon Edition, alongside Sarah Brett. The Afternoon Edition is a topical news and entertainment radio show and already Dan has interviewed a number of leading political and entertainment figures.
He also fronts part of the BBC’s Open Golf coverage and has his own football show on BBC World which goes into 358 million homes around the world each week. Dan is an active online presence and has over 350k followers on twitter.
Dan was an integral part of the BBC Sport team covering the 2014 World Cup and The Commonwealth Games. He has previously had lead presenter roles on the BBC’s coverage of the 2012 Olympics and European Football Championships as well as the 2010 World Cup.
As one of BBC Sports’ leading presenters he has also presented coverage of The Grand National, The 6 Nations and Wimbledon.
Dan has hosted a number of specials for Songs Of Praise and appeared on Countdown, Celebrity Mastermind, is a regular guest on A Question Of Sport and presented Blue Peter’s Big Olympic Tour.
Dan is a much sought after corporate host and has fronted prestigious events for The FA, The Cooperative Bank, Adidas and Nike to name a few.
Dan’s first book, Dan Walker’s Football Thronkersaurus is published by Simon & Schuster and was released in October 2014.