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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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If I went to the races and Dessie was not commentating I would go home sulking.
From commentating on PS100 point-to-point races, to PS100,000 races under rules, this pleasant young man has certainly done well for himself.
To hear his voice and have him commentating on the 1985 final makes it special.
Alongside his martial arts promotion business MMA Consultancy, which he runs with his girlfriend Simone, commentating is now Ian's main job.
Darts has come a long way since Sid began commentating on it.
Richard Hoiles, centre left, commentating on his eighth Grand National, will face the section of the race famed for its fallers - the first fence.
The broadcaster, who now lives in London, eventually secured a job commentating for Radio 5 Live.
The fluidity, changeability of relationships and the transience of marriage may look perfectly fine if you belong to the commentating classes of north London but you don't have to go many miles to see what the cost is for people who cannot take that sort of thing for granted.
In the intervening years - as you might have heard - Loh was fired from her radio commentating gig at KCRW over an un-bleeped expletive and transformed herself into a free-speech martyr.
However, Myerson and Ross's book is also worth commentating on not just for itself alone but for two additional reasons: as a footnote to economic history and as example of a significant trend in architectural publishing.
When Amin's bodyguards noticed that Onebe kept commentating as he fell, and that the same words were coming out of his engineer's handset, they said, `This is Radio Uganda'.
WHEN Murray Walker turns off his mike for the last time at the end of the United States Grand Prix in Indianapolis tonight, it will bring the chequered flag down on a commentating career which has spanned more than half a century.