How to be a television presenter - with Alex Riley

Alex Riley is a presenter, writer, comedian and more with a fantastic career working in car and non-car television. In this conversation hosted by john Marcar, Alex shares his incredible story of how he went from a tedious office job to pursue his dream - starting as a researcher on BBC Top Gear in the 1990s.

Alex had a clear goal for his television career: getting in front of the camera and presenting. Fortunately, he got his chance when Top Gear went through some mild turmoil just before the format featuring Clarkson, Hammond and May.

In this lighthearted and fun chat, Alex shares some of his highs and lows and even offers advice to anyone pursuing a similar career. To find out more about Alex, you can find him on social media via @alexrileynow.

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