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Hello, and welcome to my website.

I am a journalist, author and broadcaster, working mainly in political journalism and sport.

Please have a browse around my website, and if you’re interested in working with me, please get in touch!

So where might you know me from?

Sport

Marcus Stead in Snooker Scene
Snooker Scene magazine

My work appeared in every edition of Snooker Scene magazine since June 2011. I regularly appear in the UK and global media as a snooker and darts analyst/pundit, for outlets including talkSPORT radio and Swansea Sound. In addition, I have worked as a snooker commentator for online broadcasters.

 

Politics

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I am a freelance political commentator for a number of outlets including popular website Spiked, Radio Sputnik and I’m a regular contributor to British satirical magazine Private Eye.

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I am the owner of Talk Podcasts, a platform bringing you original, innovative speech-based podcasts on a wide range of subjects, from sport, to politics, to meditation!

During my early career, I wrote biographies on leading jockey Frankie Dettori, former Ireland and Lions rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll, and former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen.

I also broadcast regularly, and have presented numerous features on snooker, darts and American Football for TV, as well has having worked as a snooker commentator.

My other work includes consumer journalism, features on property management and obituary writing.

You can also read my CV in full by visiting my Linkedin page here.