Seth is an award winning television and radio broadcaster and sports journalist, who spent 12 years with BBC Radio Sheffield before turning to a freelance career. Through FourFive Media, Seth continues to work with BBC Sport whilst taking up a variety of other opportunities.
At present, Seth is working with Pit Stop Productions and Sega to script and provide commentary for the Official London 2012 Olympics video game.
Currently you are likely to hear him reporting the sports news for BBC 5Live, World Service and Radio 4, or taking in a game for Final Score or the Football League Show. He also makes regular special features for the Sky Sports Elite League Ice Hockey Show. Seth also continues to be a regular presenter on BBC Radio Sheffield and BBC Radio Leeds, when he has used his experience to front hard-hitting, all speech, Breakfast and Drivetime shows.
Seth began his career at Radio Sheffield when, aged 20, he became the station’s ice hockey correspondent, providing commentary and interviews on the Sheffield Steelers. This led to the opportunity to commentate on Channel 4?s coverage of the ice hockey Challenge Cup. In 2002, he commentated on the FIFA World Cup in Japan and Korea for TeamTalk252, as well as presenting their ice hockey, basketball and cricket shows, and hosting a late-night phone in. Soon after, he took on the role of BBC Radio Sheffield’s Doncaster Rovers reporter, before becoming one of South Yorkshire’s leading sports voices through the nightly phone in ‘Football Heaven’.
As well as his committment to 6 local football clubs (Wednesday, United, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Chesterfield), Sheffield’s diverse sporting scene allowed Seth to build close links within other sports, including boxing, athletics, speedway, basketball and ice hockey, on a national scale. Seth regularly demonstrates his versitility, providing news and commentary to a number of BBC outlets and other media channels.
Seth grew up in and around Sheffield where he is still based now. Sport was always his passion and as a youngster he played football, rugby, cricket and ice hockey, all the while harbouring dreams of emulating his speedway hero, Shawn Moran.
Seth is an associate lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, specialising in media and sports journalism at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
In 2011, he compared a number of events including the South Yorkshire Fire Service Awards and the Chartered Institute of Building Awards, and has a number of events booked already in 2012.