Jill was the first female presenter of Rugby Special. She’s since added the Tour de France, becoming the voice of Britain’s biggest growth sport.


Biography

Jill Douglas fronts rugby and cycling coverage on ITV and BT Sport, having previously covered the sports for the BBC.

Starting out in newspapers before becoming a reporter and presenter for Scotland’s Border Television, Jill was then chosen as the BBC’s first female presenter of Rugby Special. She then moved to Sky where her brief was extended to athletics. She returned to the BBC, continuing to present rugby and also cycling, now one of the nation’s most popular sports, and the London 2012 Olympics. She also became a regular on 5 Live’s Fighting Talk.

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Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Speakers
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Please join us in our JLab studio near Oxford Circus at 08:30am on Tuesday 30th April for our next speaker’s breakfast event. Following our sell-out event for IWD back in February, we will be joined by three fantastic speakers for an exploration of the uses, myths and concerns surrounding AI.

Location

JLA, 14 Berners Street, London

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Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

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Speakers
Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, and Alex Mahon

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Location

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