World Champion Athlete * Presenter * Journalist * Campaigner
Gemma is a World Champion, Charity Ambassador (Dystonia UK), sports journalist, presenter and commentator with specialisms in disability sport and tennis.
When not travelling the world as part of her reporting duties she represents her country in ParaCheer as part of Team England and also plays wheelchair tennis
Gemma's interest in sport began back in school where she regularly competed at local level in swimming, hockey, netball and tennis.
After being diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in 2013 she decided to make the switch from musical theatre performer to sports presenter, returning to university and passing her MA in Sports Journalism with Distinction.
Then a car accident in 2016 just before her final journalism exams caused acquired Dystonia which halted her progress for a while but since then she has built up an impressive portfolio of work including on-air reporting for major broadcasters such as Sky Sports, Sky Sports News, Give Me Sport Women, BBC News and BBC Sport.
Gemma has reported from major sporting events for National and International publications including Grand Slams and World Championships and will be going to report from the next Paralympics in Tokyo
Gemma is also a member of the Lawn Tennis Writers Association (LTWA) and is included on PROFILE, the National Theatre and Spotlight's database for disabled talent