Dougie Donnelly


Scottish television and sports presenter, Dougie Donnelly, began his career with a 23-year stint as Radio Clyde’s Mid Morning Show presenter between 1979 and 1992. In 1980, he began presenting sports programmes on BBC Scotland, including Sportscene Live and Afternoon Sportscene. In 2010, after presenting 33 consecutive Scottish Cup Final, Dougie left the BBC network to undertake the role of lead European Tour commentator for European Tour Productions’ live TV schedule, which sees him work on more than 20 tournaments annually.

Dougie’s extensive sports commentary experience and lengthy career in both radio and television not only means that he is a great speaker for any sports-oriented event or conference, but has resulted in many awards being presented to him. He has been awarded TV Personality of the Year in Scotland in 1982 and has twice been voted Scottish Radio Personality of the Year.

In addition to his prolific radio and TV career, Dougie has provided coverage for four Commonwealth Games, three Winter Olympic Games and four Summer Olympic Games. He has also made appearances on shows including BBC One’s The Weakest Link, E4’s Banzai and Sky One’s Brainiac: Science Abuse. Since February of 2016, he has contributed his thoughts to golfing magazine Bunkered, in which he has a regular column.

To book Dougie Donnelly to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.