He attended Cardiff University for a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism. No. Read our community guidelines in full, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, Radio 4 presenters: Faces behind some very familiar voices, The Crown's portrayal of Diana's bulimia is a breakthrough for on-screen eating disorders, The Crown, season four review: Diana's arrival turns the drama against the royals, The Crown season 4 cast and characters: from Emma Corrin to Gillian Anderson, The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Week, recap: a wobbly week with seriously good jelly showstoppers, The Crown understands Diana more than the Royal Family ever did, Strictly Come Dancing 2020 celebrity contestants: meet this year's remaining couples, Who will win Strictly Come Dancing 2020? That is, if they recognised him. Y Daith: Jason Mohammad Sunday, S4C, 8.00pm English and Welsh subtitles s4c.co.uk/factual. “He was part of that generation of Pakistanis. He is also an occasional presenter of 5 live Sport.From 4 February 2018, he became the regular co-presenter of Good Morning Sunday, alongside Kate Bottley. With his grey suits, bald head and agreeable-but-bland features, your eyes seem to slide off him, as if his personality is some sort of pixellated prism. Except he earns £100,000 more than Bruce and isn’t a fraction as high-profile as Lineker. [8] In October 2017 he sat in for Clare Balding on her Sunday morning BBC Radio 2 show Good Morning Sunday. He admits that he does have one ambition for the show: “If you look at footballers today, plenty of them walk out on to the pitch and look at the sky or make the sign of the cross. Yet somehow he’s being paid 11 times the national average salary. He’s averagely talented and not particularly entertaining. I found it difficult as a kid to explain to my friends because I was a bit embarrassed.”. “I found myself,” Mohammad says, as he describes their encounter with a smile, “having to tell him the full back story of my faith, about being a proud Cardiffian, proud to be Welsh, proud to be British, but also proud of my Pakistani Muslim heritage. He is a practising Muslim. Should one of the top 10 earners at the BBC really be a nice-but-dull rent-a-broadcaster whom most licence fee-payers haven’t even heard of and couldn’t pick out of a line-up? Jason Mohammad really does bring home a salary between £355,000 and £359,999, rocketing up from £260,000 last year. Before getting his break into the world of journalism, Jason was a member of Radio City 1386AM, The Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board radio service based in Singleton Hospital. He also hosts a morning show on BBC Radio Wales and co-presents religious magazine programme Good Morning Sunday alongside Reverend Kate Bottley. The pair have inherited a weekly audience of three million from Clare Balding, who stood down before Christmas after it was announced that the long-running show – now in an extended three-hour slot – would be broadcast from Manchester. [5] He studied Welsh and Politics at Swansea University,[6] and then attended Cardiff University for a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism. Would any of these programmes suffer greatly without him? Now I’ve got a little bit of Arabic – I wish now I’d carried it on – and I know my prayers off by heart.”. Meanwhile, Mohammad’s own agent lists him below Ana Matronic from the Scissor Sisters, rap DJ Charlie Sloth and someone called Charlie Webster (me neither) on its list of clients. It is one of the curses of being a TV regular. Luck is on their side. Films.” It’s like the “Hobbies & interests” section of the most vanilla CV ever. Swansea University has conferred an Honorary Degree on Welsh radio and television presenter Jason Mohammad. We will continue to update information on Jason Mohammad’s parents. When the BBC’s latest star salaries list was published at 11am on Tuesday, a bemused cry could be heard echoing around the nation. “It was the Welsh hymn that was sung at our wedding [to Nicola, a teacher and the mother of his three children]. As I’ve got older, though, and hopefully a little bit wiser, I’ve understood what was going through my dad’s mind. “Me and my brother went to our local state school, and we were the only Mohammads in our street.”. Predict the winner, Last night’s TV: what Telegraph reviewers made of Industry, part two of The Diana Interview and more, What’s on TV tonight: How Britain Won WW2, The Millennium Dome Heist with Ross Kemp, and more. Only then could you play', Jason Mohammad and Rev Kate Bottley, his co-presenter of Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday, Jason Mohammad, presenting BBC One's Final Score. “There have been moments in the past,” he admits, “when I have felt I needed to defend the faith. Or at least it would have been until last month, when he made his debut as one part of a new presenting duo on BBC Radio 2’s religion slot, Good Morning Sunday, alongside the Rev Kate Bottley, well known as the Gogglebox vicar. He anchors the Final Score football results show on a Saturday afternoon, in which scrolling graphics and tickertape do most of the heavy lifting, and he helms football phone-in 606 on Radio 5Live, where his role is to play the straight man to lippy haircut-on-legs Robbie Savage. You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Mr Mohammad was presented with the award today (Tuesday 19 July) during the graduation ceremony for the College of Human and Health Sciences. Jason Mohammad The words are no sooner out of his mouth, though, than he is immediately anxious not to make too much of it. Mohammad had previously been a reporter on the programme for many years. Jason Mohammad’s Bio, Wiki (Age) Jason Mohammad was born on 17th September 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, the United States. Only then could you play. The World at War: TV's ultimate act of remembrance, Industry, episode 1 review: if we can warm to its awful characters, this cutthroat drama may succeed, The Diana Interview: Revenge of a Princess, episode 2 review: an exposé that was all too tabloidy, The ghosts of Gwrych: the twisted history of I'm A Celeb's ruined Welsh castle, Vernon Kay is making how much? He was looking after me.