Sam Downie is equally at ease in front of a large audience, out on location, broadcasting in a studio and particularly thrives in a live environment – he’s extremely professional, experienced and relaxed in front of the camera and the radio mic.
His warm and friendly character, combined with a pleasing broadcasting voice and engaging personality means he is often invited to contribute to various national, international and local radio programmes and television daytime shows, who wish to draw upon his expertise.
Sam Downie has an ability to fully connect with the audience.
Sam has spent 10 years of his life on stage and on screen as an actor. From Shakespeare and original plays on stage at the world-famous Bristol Old Vic (Theatre Royal), to playing a Patient Zombie on the BBC’s Sci-Fi drama Doctor Who. Sam has also been on UK Television Soaps: Coronation Street (as a baby) and on Eastenders, delivering beer to The Queen Vic pub on a monthly basis.
Recently Sam Downie has become ‘Talent’ for ITV Studios and Channel 4 Television. Sam is an expert in Entertainment, Factual Entertainment, Daytime, Current Affairs and News. His knowledge and passion for gadgets, startups and all things web, also make him the go to man in Technology. Together, these make him a in-demand multi-skilled Reporter and Broadcast Journalist on-screen, on-air and in print.
His voice has been heard on various documentaries for National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel and the BBC. On Radio, on Television and Online.. thats where you will hear Sam. Listen to a selection of his Showreels for a few examples.
Sam Downie is an expert in Presenting and Editing short 3-5 minute audio and video reports/features for the likes of BBC World Service, BBC News, Channel 4 Television, BBC Radio 2, BBC 6Music, TWiT TV, Macworld IDG Publishing, Future Publishing and Sound on Sound Magazine.
Sam Downie is a popular choice for corporate hosting, speaking, and presenting awards. He is warm, lively and always ready to take a firm hand when interviewing experts on a panel, but he also has a lighter touch for more informal relaxed events.
Sam Downie is currently an Ambassador for the yearly ‘Epilepsy Awareness Day and Expo‘ held at Disneyland, California. Voluntarily raising awareness about Epilepsy, to bring it out of the shadows. He also lives with the life-long disease himself.
Sam is a Voice for Epilepsy and Disability, and talks about it via Radio and TV interviews, as well as his ‘Epilepsy and Me’ videos and podcasts.
Sam has also hosted events, chaired discussions and spoken on panels as a guest for a number of different charities. One charity director said afterwards: ‘Sam you did a brilliant job – you really kept the momentum going and the debate focused.’
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Sam Downie is a voiceover artist, presenter, actor, reporter, a gadgets and technology fan, a star-ups geek, science geek, magic and skeptic geek, animation geek, and a sci fi and fantasy geek. Sam Downie is equally at ease in front of a large audience, out on location, broadcasting in a studio and particularly thrives in a live environment.
As a person with a Brain Tumour that gives him Epilepsy and seizures, he talks about this too often also.