Jim Proudfoot Wiki; Commentary, Darts, NBC Sports, Facts, Wife, Age

Published Date: 22 Feb, 2021 Updated date: 22 Feb, 2021 By Lucifer

In 14 years of sports commentary, Jim Proudfoot, age 48 got to work with many elite audio and visual broadcasts. His association in terms of abundant work experience has been with Absolute Radio, ESPN, and Sky.

English Sports Commentator Jim Proudfoot works for IMG Media. He is the 2012 recipient of the Sony Radio Academy Award for best sports programmer, Rock N Roll Football.

Jim Proudfoot Bio & Family: Wiki, Age, Education

The sports commentator is 48 years of age, born on 16 December 1972 in the West Country. Later he and his family chose the Midlands to reside at a young age. When it comes to family, Jim is very reticent to disclose anything about them. Maybe, he just prefers to keep them away from the pondering media spotlight.

Jim went to Solihull School between 1980 to 1990. He chose Exeter University to study economics and statistics. The news personality also went to the University College Falmouth to get a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism from 1992 to 1993. 

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Professional Career: Commentary, Darts, NBC Sports

The 48-year-old is into sporting commentary for the past 14 years. He is a part-time commentator most importantly known for the play-by-play announcer at NBC Sports per wiki. However, he has been a full-time football commentator at IMG Media since August 2014.

He is also the talkSPORT football commentator for over six years since May 2014. Prior, he got the fortune to work with Sky as a freelance football commentator between September 2013 to May 2016. Jim is also a former Chief football commentator at Absolute Radio for over three years since joining the network in August 2010.

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The IMG Media personality also got the chance to ally with ESPN as a commentator for four years until July 2013. His association with talkSPORT has been for 11 years before 2014, between 1999 to 2010. Likewise, he worked for Setanta Sports from August 2006 to June 2009 and for Sky Network for seven years since 1999. 

Does Jim Proudfoot Have A Wife?

Just like the hidden information of family, Jim remains reticent to reveal anything on wife and their kids. It is apparent he has a wife, but due to the media person guarding his personal space, it is tough to know her actual name and likely profession.

They share two kids: one son and a daughter. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Jim Proudfoot 

  • Jim has a strong social media presence with over 21.8K Twitter followers. 
  • The media personality also got recognition as the best lead commentator at the 2014 World Cup. 
  • He is a coffee lover.
  • Since 2013, he commentaries on the BDO World Darts Championship for different networks like BBC, BT Sport, and Channel 4.
  • Jim has also been an integral commentary panel for both PDC Premier League and PDC World Darts Championship at talkSPORT.


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