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Commentator

 

a person who writes or delivers commentaries on a specific subject area (such as political news or sports) for a newspaper or journal or on television or radio. On an editorial staff the position of commentator is usually held by a professional journalist who is a specialist in the given field; the functions of a commentator are also carried out by reviewers. Part-time specialists in a given field (such as agriculture or art) are often drawn upon as commentators.

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Hunt says: "When Radio 5 asked me to commentate on the Boat Race, I thought why not?
If I spend the rest of my days getting paid to watch and commentate on the football club I love, then I'll be a happy man.
I travelled to Istanbul with the team and was privileged to commentate on the greatest European final of all time, something I'm very proud of and I don't think anything else in my career will compare to that.
Pope, who commentates on Elite League matches for Cardiff Devils television, has played ice hockey in North America and throughout Britain.
I hope he continues to commentate for a long time to come.
As a boy I loved cricket most of all, and I've been fortunate to commentate on matches at Lords, Headingley and Old Trafford - but there are so few opportunities now cricket has become a sport with which I have only minimal contact.
Women's Soccer Star Julie Foudy To Commentate For FIFA 2000: Major League Soccer Game (BW88 8:11)
If I hadn't been able to commentate on the first race I wouldn't have been able to do it," said 27-year-old Rowell yesterday while overseeing last-minute wedding arrangements with her bridesmaids.
For me the golf on televisionwould be much poorer without his commentary in much the same way it is poorer without Henry Longhurstwho used to commentate on the golf.
Motty doesn't so much commentate as give the viewer a free eye-test.
Wednesday: Fly to Heathrow, commentate on Chelsea v Barcelona for UEFA world feed, leave immediately to drive to Gatwick.
He then worked as a PA announcer at Ninian Park, but returned to the airwaves to commentate for Real Radio.