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Seema Jaswal

TV Presenter

Seema Jaswal (née Pathan) is the new host of FanZone and Kick Off for Premier League Productions for the 2016-17 football season. She has also reported from the 2017 BDO Lakeside Darts World Professional Championships for Channel 4.

Seema was the lead anchor for Indian Super League (ISL) and host of Let's Talk Football for Star Sports in Mumbai for the 2015-16 season. ISL reaches over 210 million people across India and is the 3rd most attended football league in the world. In Europe, ISL is broadcast into 171 million homes across 54 countries (on Eurosport); plus 240 million across the rest of the world. Seema was nominated for the Asian Football Awards 2015 in the Media category and was also a guest speaker at the World Football Forum in Paris during the UEFA Euro 2016 championships.

Seema was previously a regular face on The Wright Stuff for Channel 5 and a regular reporter for CBBC's MOTD Kickabout. She also hosted The Entertainment Show for Westside Radio, as well as Drivetime and community show The Voice.

Upon finishing her degree in sociology degree at Royal Holloway University, Seema used her passion and talent for sport, more specifically tennis, to become a qualified PTR Tennis coach. She won the Cannons Tennis Tournament in London and represented Richmond Borough in Tennis, Netball, Table Tennis, Hockey and Athletics. It is this experience and her outstanding and natural presenting skills that led her to be chosen as a BBC Sportsround correspondent, filming various reports around the country. She has also hosted the Table Tennis Test Event for LOCOG, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and covered the Women's Euro 2013 championships for MOTD Kickabout on the CBBC channel.

Seema has also spent some time with the OB crews for This Morning and is a natural on the red carpet. She is fanatical about broadcasting and TV presenting, having worked on the production teams at Sky Sports News and MTV soon after finishing university. She then went on to secure presenting roles at The Independent Music Show, BBC Learning Zone, Glam Asia TV, a documentary for Zee TV as well as hosting the catwalk and live events at Zee Carnival and The Franchise Show for The Business Channel. She was a host at the Asian Woman Awards 2008, was a finalist in the Face of Asia 2009 and also modelled for Asian Woman, Asian Bride and various Asian fashion magazines. Seema also interviewed Channel 4's The Family for Brit-Asian iMag.

  • TV:
  • FanZone - Premier League Productions
  • Kick Off - Premier League Productions
  • Darts: BDO Lakeside World Professional Championships - Channel 4
  • Indian Super League - Star Sports
  • Let's Talk Football - Star Sports
  • The Wright Stuff - Channel 5
  • MOTD Kickabout - CBBC
  • The Wright Stuff Extra with Gabby Logan - Channel 5
  • Sportsround - CBBC/BBC2
  • A Day in the Life of - Zee TV
  • The Franchise Show - The Business Channel
  • Glam Asia TV
  • The Independent Music Show
  • BBC Learning Zone
  • Radio:
  • The Entertainment Show - Westside Radio
  • The Voice - Westside Radio
  • Drivetime - Westside Radio