BBC Newsround Presenter. Paralympic Commentator & Torchbearer.
Martin Dougan is one of the most recognisable faces on children’s TV. He’s currently hosting the BBC’s award-winning children’s news programme, Newsround. Martin has more than ten years experience broadcasting live, both in studio and across the world from working on a variety of different shows and programmes across channels. Born in Glasgow with a disability (Cerebral Palsy) Martin found a career in wheelchair basketball at a young age and developed his passion for sports. Eventually, he became captain for the Scotland national team, winning trophies along the way. In 2010, he applied for a Channel 4 competition which were searching for new unknown presenters and reporters to front the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
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