Marcus Buckland has been one of Sky Sports main presenters since 1997. He currently fronts the channels live tennis coverage which includes the US Open, 9 Masters 1000 series events and the end of year Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the 02.
Marcus has also anchored more than 500 live football matches since arriving from the BBC in 1997. He has been part of Sky’s International cricket coverage and has fronted rugby and boxing as well.
Marcus joined the BBC from University in 1988 on a post-graduate scheme and spent time at Radio Norfolk, Radio Nottingham and Radio Gloucestershire before being offered a full-time job at Radio Merseyside where he stayed for three years.
In 1992 he was picked up by BBC National radio and was a regular contributor to Radios 1,2,4 and principally 5 live. He specialized in football and tennis, covering all the grand Slam tournaments and was part of their Olympic coverage at Atlanta in 1996.
A year later he was head hunted by Sky but retains a love of Radio. He has had his own show on the Capital Network and is lead presenter of the Sony Nominated Live at Wimbledon Radio show which attracts a worldwide audience in excess of thirty million listeners.
He is a regular voice-over artist for IMG and Input Media and also presents a number of football shows for Premier League Productions.
He spends his spare-time trying to improve his golf handicap, cheering on Spurs and playing with his 2 sports mad sons.