Rebecca Lowe is one of the most recognizable broadcasters in soccer and the face of NBC’s Premier League coverage, including hosting Premier League Live, the network’s pre-and post-match show. In 2017, Lowe was ranked as the second best overall sports broadcaster by Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch. She hosts all Premier League studio coverage for NBC, including six live games across the weekend and the Match of the Day. Lowe has also hosted NBC's overage of the Olympics in 2014 and 2016.
Prior to joining NBC in 2013, Lowe served as co-host of ESPN UK’s coverage of Premier League soccer. Lowe joined ESPN UK in 2009 to co-host its Premier League and FA Cup coverage, co-anchor the debate show Between the Lines and host all of the England Under-21 Qualifiers. Lowe also co-hosted ESPN’s coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011 and its Euro 2012 coverage.
In March 2012 during a live FA Cup Quarter Final on ESPN UK, Lowe guided two hours of programming from a pitchside position when Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the field with cardiac arrest. That night she appeared on every major UK news outlet. In May 2012, Lowe became the first woman in UK history to host the FA Cup Final – a six-hour live broadcast from Wembley Stadium. Prior to her work with ESPN UK, Lowe was a reporter for Setanta Sports (2007-2009) where she hosted their ground-breaking coverage of the Football Conference. She also co-hosted Football Matters, Setanta’s Premier League studio program.
Lowe’s sports-television career began when she won the 2002 BBC Talent Search for a football reporter from a field of 650 candidates. While at the BBC from 2002-2007, she contributed to all the network’s soccer programming, including reporting for Final Score from a key Premier League match each Saturday; features and reporting for Football Focus; and presenting a lifestyle feature each Sunday morning on Match of the Day.
In 2013, Lowe was named “Newcomer of the Year” by Sports Illustrated in their annual media awards. Coming from a family of journalists, Lowe’s father was a broadcaster for the BBC for 37 years and her brother is a reporter for the Times of London.
In March of 2016, Lowe inked a six-year contract extension with NBC Sports, where she will continue as the face of the networks Premiere League coverage as well as play an integral role during the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.
NBC Broadcaster and Olympics Anchor
Rebecca Lowe is one of the most recognizable broadcasters in soccer and the face of NBC’s Premier League coverage, including hosting Premier League Live, the network’s pre-and post-match show. In 2017, Lowe was...