Ian Downs is a TV, radio and live events presenter and has worked for JACK fm, Star Radio, The Breeze, Red Dragon FM, Pirate FM, Sam FM and most recently Hits and Greatest Hits Radio across Bristol, The South West and South Wales.

‘Downsy’ as he is best known, is also the matchday presenter for both Bristol City Football Club and Bristol Bears rugby, hosting in the stadium and across their live stream TV platforms and social media. He also presents the Behind The Headlines podcast for Bristol 24/7 and is the face of their Instagram updates.

Behind the camera Ian can also be found in the gallery at ITV West Country as part of the team who produce the regional ITV news programmes.

Downsy lives in Portishead with his 2 faithful companions Brooklyn and Bradley who he rescued as puppies. He is a history geek with a love of all things Isambard Kingdom Brunel as well as being an F1 fanatic and massive foody.

“Once I’d seen the work that the charity does and the difference it makes, I knew I had to become involved. That, and of course they have some fantastic merchandise and anyone that knows me, knows I love the stash!”

You can follow Downsy on Twitter and Instagram – @downsyofficial