Dan Williams

Correspondent

Dan Williams began his broadcasting career in 1995 at Sky News and then moved to Sky Sports in 1998 where he produced Sports Centre and 90 Minutes amongst other shows.  He was then part of the team that launched Sky Sports News and over the next few years produced content from major sporting events including the 2002 and 2006 soccer World Cups.

After twelve years at Sky including a second stint at Sky News, Dan made the move to South Africa to set up his own production company ahead of the 2010 World Cup. Since 2007 Dan has reported and produced content for a number of international broadcasters including ESPN, Al Jazeera, Channel 9 and Sky Sports. In 2008, he signed an exclusive contract with ESPN to become their South African Correspondent, delivering regular content for various SportsCenter’s. He has worked on a wide range of projects and stories, meeting inspirational personalities including Nelson Mandela and Oscar Pistorius. Career highlights of the last few years include being the on-pitch reporter for ESPN for the Confederations Cup Final as well as SportsCenter conversations with Serena Williams, Francois Pienaar and Sepp Blatter. His work has been recognized by both the New York Festivals and Telly Awards.

Dan enjoys most sports but follows soccer and rugby in particular. He ran the London Marathon in 2004 and hopes to break the four hour mark when he runs his second marathon later in the year.

 

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