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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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The Polly family then let me commentate on their race at Downpatrick in May 2000, Neville Ring then kindly allowed me to take up the mantle at that track and Dessie let me do two races at Listowel in the September.
June 13, 1987 - France 30-24 Australia (World Cup semi-final) "France did the same thing in the very first World Cup which was a privilege to commentate from.
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 did the whole card at inchydoney last Sunday, Sue was there and very kindly asked if i'd love to commentate at tramore.
FSC FanZone builds on a concept originated by its sister company Sky Sports in Britain, where two selected fans of opposing English Premier League teams are given the opportunity to commentate a live match.
THERE'S only one person in the world lucky enough to get to sit next to Reds legend John Aldridge and commentate on every Liverpool FC match - home and away - and that's Steve Hothersall.
Brent Pope, below, will commentate on the Winter Olympics' ice hockey competitions
SIR Ian Botham refused to commentate for Sky Television on England's second one - day international against New Zealand because of fears over the 100ft high television studio.
FOOTBALL fans were divided today over the success of Jacqui Oatley, from Codsall, who is the first woman to ever commentate for Match of the Day.
At first, I thought I'd be able to commentate from home with a couple of cans of lager.
You often hear commentators who have obviously rehearsed a line for when a dog wins - much better to commentate as you see it live in my opinion.
For me the golf on television would be much poorer without his commentary in much the same way it is poorer without Henry Longhurst who used to commentate on the golf.