Rich Williams is a celebrated figure in the world of sports broadcasting. With over a decade of experience, this award-winning presenter also tours the circuit hosting at events, leaving a lasting impression on enamoured audiences. Rich's recent projects include children's books, which he is the proud author of, making him the ideal family-friendly presenter for a wide range of audiences, young and old.
In 2010, Rich won his first award; the 2010 Commercial Radio Presenter of the Year. This was quickly followed by two nominations - Commercial Radio Presenter Of The Year Nominee 2011 and Breakfast Show Of The Year Nominee 2012 - both accolades a testament to Rich's influence. Rich's sharp wit and humorous presenting style are perfect for all events, from charity fundraisers to corporate parties. As an event host, he uses his broadcasting experience to confidently command the stage.
Rich is best known as a former presenter at Leeds United TV. For three years he hosted the show, a role which included pitch announcing and event hosting for the club. The highlight of his position was when Rich persuaded Vinnie Jones to sing to the crowd at half-time. From kit launches to player interviews, Rich was a leading presenter for Leeds United.
As a sporting enthusiastic, Rich has featured at a number of different competitions including the Rugby World Cup and the Cricket World Cup. Whether he is speaking to a small audience or at an entire stadium, this event host is at home on stages of all kinds, thanks to his experience of sports broadcasting. For the Leeds Rhinos, Rich hosted the Super League.
Rich's other influences include radio presenting. He joined the Virgin Radio team in January 2020, appearing on Weekend Breakfast, Virgin Radio Groove and Virgin Radio Anthems. As a regular Radio voice, Rich is a hit with listeners. This experienced presenter has hosted music festivals in front of over 70,000 audiences, introducing acts like Little Mix and One Direction.