For twelve years Adrian Chiles presented BBC2’s daily business and consumer programme, Working Lunch and from May 2007 presented the BBC1’s new major current affairs magazine programme, The ONE Show (largely regarded as the new Nationwide). He also presents Match of the Day 2 on Sunday nights.
He was one of the main presenters of the World Cup in June 2006 and was an integral part of the BBC 3’s African Cup of Nations coverage.He continued with coverage of the BBC’s Euro 2008 and following that was an anchor for their 2008 Olympics coverage from Beijing.
Adrian has recently completed the fourth series of the hit show The Apprentice: You’re Fired, where he interviewed the fired candidates from Alan Sugars boardroom of The Apprentice.Other hosting roles include a quiz show called Perfect Strangers on BBC2 and as a guest host on BBC One’s Have I Got News for You.
Adrian’s radio show Chiles on Saturday for Radio 5 Live won the Sports category Gold Medal At the Sony Radio Awards 2002. Adrian also presents 606, Radio 5 Live’s football phone-in.
He’s written and presented a number of other programmes for BBC1 including Royal Millions, a look at the royal family’s finances, as well as special reports on banking for Panorama and documentaries about the millennium bug and European Union food policy.
For BBC2 Adrian wrote and presented 20 editions of So What Do You Do All Day – a look at how some of the world’s most successful people spend their days. In 2003 he also fronted a documentary about Britain’s richest Asians, Asian Millionaires.