Michael Kurn is part of the on air team at Premier League Productions, Broadcasting to 74 countries across the globe. He can regularly be seen presenting Fanzone in the studio and at the weekends you will find him pitch side and around the grounds for Match Day Live & Premier League News, bringing team news and interviews from the heart of the action.
Born and raised in Southampton, Michael’s professional career began in 2008. After leaving college he took his first steps in to broadcasting with local radio and it was here he found his passion for presenting.
In the same year Michael established his now long standing relationship with England Hockey as their match day presenter. Still the host to date, he also presents the Super Sixes Finals at Wembley Arena and numerous England & GB internationals.
Since 2012 Michael has been the match day presenter for Hampshire Cricket, the Natwest T20 Blast Plus Awards and hospitality host for the international fixtures hosted at the Ageas Bowl.
In 2014 Michael started another blossming relationship this time with the LTA, as he became their on court Presenter for Surbiton Trophy. This opportunity has continued year on year and more recently includes the Aegon Classic. Michael also teamed up with the Tennis Foundation and became their on court presenter at the NEC Wheel Chair Tennis Singles Finals which he continues to present to date.
Continuing with his love of hockey Michael went on to host at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Unibet Euro Hockey Championships in 2015. Then in 2016 Michael became the stadium announcer at the Olympic & Paralympic Games for Hockey & Wheelchair Tennis.
Michael has also hosted numerous other major sporting events across the world including the Champions Trophy In india 2016, European Equestrian Championships in Aachen Germany, the 2016 Hockey Champions Trophy, Gaucho International Polo Live at the O2 Arena and the Danone Nations Cup for Sky Sports.
As part of the presenting team at Premier League Productions Michael is quickly establishing a global appeal, appearing on channels across the world including; Star Sports (India), Super Sport (Africa), NBC (America) & BeIn Sports. He is also a contributor to the Huffington Post and in 2017 made his debut on BBC Final Score.
Michael’s versatility has lead to a number of opportunities as a presenter and voice over artist. He has worked with many sporting bodies and clubs including the; FEI, FIH, England Hockey, LTA, Hampshire Cricket & The Tennis Foundation to name but a small few.
Charity is something very close to Michael he is an ambassador for Dare2Express, spreading awareness about depression, trauma and mental illness and Rose Road working with children who have multiple and complex health needs. He has also worked with the Bobby Moore Fund, hosting the red carpet for their Annual Celebrity Sports Quiz.