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John Roder

Visiting Lecturer

School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

01752 636700

John Roder

Role Summary

John Roder is a renowned and highly experienced broadcast journalist, and while most people will know him from his commentaries on BBC’s Match of the Day, he is also a regular voice on TV stations all around the world, having worked on every major football tournament you can think of.

He covered the 2019 Women's World Cup in France for HBS and is also one of the world feed commentators for the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

John has appeared on BBC, ITV, Channel Four, Five, BT Sport, Sky Sports, ESPN, Setanta Sports and Eurosport in the UK; and is frequently heard on Fox Sports, ESPN and beIN Sport.

He teaches primarily broadcast skills to our students, from how to act in front of a camera, to live commentary and broadcasting techniques, voice training, podcast skills and more. John also brings a vast network of broadcast contacts, who regularly contribute to sessions with students.

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