Football presenter Jake Humphrey has announced he is leaving BT Sport.
The news comes just months before BT changes its name to TNT Sports.
“After 10 wonderful years, I am stepping back from BT,” Jake said in a social media post.
“As a football fan, hosting Premier League matches, FA Cup games and European Finals has meant the world to me. It has been my dream job. “I’ve loved being a very small part of a world class production team.
“I also feel blessed to have shared the screen with legends of the game and incredible broadcasters, who have become friends. Thank you all. ??
“When I joined BT in 2013 I didn’t have children, Whisper Group was in its infancy and I didn’t even know what a podcast was! A decade on, Whisper now has hundreds of team members who I want to work with more, and the impact of High Performance amazes me daily.
“I’m also not ashamed to say I remain hugely ambitious. Stepping back from BT will allow me space to pursue other projects and fulfil other ambitions. I’m excited. To everyone that’s watched and commented, both good and bad (!), thank you!
“It’s been a blast…×”
Jake joined BT Sport from the BBC in 2013, where he fronted their Formula One coverage.
He took on a lighter schedule at BT Sport this season with Lynsey Hipgrave presenting the bulk of the Premier League acton.
Moving forward, the Daily Mail is reporting that BT Sport wants Laura Woods to present their Premier League coverage for next season when they rebrand as TNT Sports.
The new channel is set to hit the airwaves on 18th July 2023 in time for the 2023/24 football season.
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