BBC Radio 5 live Olympics and Paralympics Co-ordinator Chessie Bent has joined indie production company USP Content as Director of Production.
Chessie played a major part in producing BBC Sport’s Olympic and Paralympic coverage for 5 live.
She’ll now be part of the team at USP which produces live coverage of Formula 1, NFL and MLB for BBC Radio 5live and Absolute Radio’s RocknRoll Football coverage of the Barclay’s Premier League with Ian Wright, Jim Proudfoot and Russ Williams.
Rob Jones, CEO of USP Content said, “I am delighted to welcome Chessie to USP. I have admired her excellent work for the BBC for a couple of years. She will be working on some interesting projects for us this year”.
Acting Head of 5Live Jonathan Wall said: “With her experience and contacts across the sports spectrum Chessie has done a sterling job for 5live and BBC Sport over a number of years and we wish her well at USP Content”.