Alison Mitchell Biography and Wiki
Alison Mitchell was born in 1980, She is an English cricket commentator and sports broadcaster. She was the first woman to become a regular commentator on the BBC’s Test Match Special and has been commentating on men’s and women’s international cricket around the world since 2007.
Alison Mitchell Age and Birthday
Mitchell was born on January, 17th, 1980, She is 41 years old as of 2021. a six-year-old Alison was smitten with cricket back in 1986.
Alison Mitchell Height and Weight
Mitchell is fairly tall, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 11 inches with a slim figure.
Alison Mitchell Education
Mitchell attended Wellingborough School, a co-educational day independent school in the market town of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. She later joined the University of Nottingham, a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Alison Mitchell Parents
When asked about her family, The English cricket commentator and sports broadcaster explained that her Dad played for Old Wellingburians so most Saturdays Allison and her brother would go to watch him, “we would play our own game in the outfield or learn how to score.
Watching cricket on TV and hearing voices like Richie Benaud and Tony Greig was a real family event. I just loved it”.
Alison Mitchell Salary
Mitchell earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $150,000 to $238,000. She earns this amount working for The British Broadcasting Corporation.
Alison Mitchell Net Worth
The BBC sports commentator has an estimated net worth of $2 million. This amount is from her extensive career in sports news broadcasting.
Alison Mitchell BBC Career
Mitchell has served across all BBC networks, including Radio 5 Live, Radio 4, Radio 1, the Asian Network, and the World Service, and has presented sports news for the BBC News Channel. She was Britain’s first female cricket commentator, calling games ball-by-ball.
Mitchell specializes in cricket as part of the Test Match Special team, but she also surrounds major events for BBC Sport such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and Wimbledon. She also presents sport on the Today program on BBC Radio 4. She spent many years as a sports news presenter for 5 Live and has also presented the sport for Radio 1’s Newsbeat, including a stint on The Chris Moyles Show.
In January 2015, Mitchell took on the role of lead presenter of Stumped, the weekly cricket show on the BBC World Service which is also broadcast on All India Radio and ABC Grandstand.