Caroline Barker: Biography and Images

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Caroline Barker is a journalist and broadcaster who works for the BBC.

She currently presents mainly for BBC Radio 5 Live, and is a reporter on BBC’s NFL coverage.

Barker first worked for BBC Essex, before joining BBC London 94.9 in 2004 as a sports reporter. While at BBC London she worked as cover for sports reporters on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4.

Since 2014 she has regularly presented on programmes across BBC Radio 5 Live, covering on 5 Live Sport, 5 Live Drive and Weekend Breakfast shows, though without her own permanent prime-time programme.

A fan of her home-town club Chelmsford City, Barker has long been a supporter of non-league football. She is the presenter of The Non-League Football Show, which she created for London 94.9 in 2006, moving with it to 5 Live in 2012.

As well as football, Barker is also commentator and analyst on netball, leading BBC and for Sky Sports live coverage of the 2015 Netball World Cup.