Alex Brooker burst onto our TV screens having successfully auditioned forChannel 4, after seeing their advert for the Half Million Quid TalentSearch to find new disabled talent for the 2012 Paralympics.
He joined Channel 4 fully in March 2012and reported at the ParalympicsOpening Ceremony, interviewing BorisJohnson and the Prime Minister infront of a TV audience of 11 millionpeople. Following this, Alex featuredon Channel 4's award-winning The Last Leg as a co-presenter alongside Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe every night. Following it's award-winning success, the show returned for further series in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The Last Leg recently won an RTS Award for Best Entertainment Show being commeded for its wit, heart and boundary pushing.
In 2014 Alex Brooker joined Davina McCall co-hosting The Jump which saw twelve famous faces take on some of the most challenging and dangerous winter sports as they bid to become crowned champion of The Jump.
In 2013 Alex fronted his own documentary for Channel 4, Alex Brooker: My Perfect Body,in which he explored male body image, while trying to lose two stoneand gain a six pack in two months. In order to test how far men arewilling to go in search of the perfect body and challenge the maleperception of perfection Alex became the guinea pig himself, trying outextreme fad diets and recording their effects. It pushed his body to thelimit, including losing 10lbs in seven days on the cayenne pepper diet.
Due to his sharp wit and antics, Alex has become a panel show favourite, appearing on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Fake Reaction and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.
Alex also featured on screen on Channel 4 in 2011 as areporter on That Paralympic Show and subsequently as an athleticsreporter at the 2011 BT Paralympic World Cup and a football reporter atthe 2012 BT Paralympic World Cup.
With his impressive fountain of knowledge, Alex Brooker acted as chief writeron the official guide to the 2012Paralympics, which included comprehensive venue and sports guides, factsand figures, features onkey athletes to look out for in London and alook back at great momentsfrom past Paralympic Games.
AlexBrooker earned a BA/Hons Journalism degree from Liverpool John Moores. Afteruniversity he worked part-time at the Liverpool Echo as a Junior SportWriter before moving to the Press Association to become a sportsjournalist.