Sophie has been in entertainment and broadcast media for the majority of her career operating on both sides of the microphone and camera. She worked at 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures in London and Los Angeles, spearheading PR and Communications campaigns for some of film and TV’s most revered franchises including Star Wars, X-Files and 24. From the London, Edinburgh, Cannes and Venice Film Festivals to working with some of Hollywood’s highest profile talent, Sophie has broad experience of everything that encompasses the entertainment mix.
For six years, she presented her own sports and pop culture radio show on London Greek Radio 102.3FM and was also the subject of an ITV documentary based on successful broadcasters within the U.K’s ethnic media. She has been pod casting about world football since 2008 and in the same year, Sophie also launched her football blog British Soccer Diva which is a social platform for fellow football fans to rant, rave, post and poll about the game as though they were sitting in a pub with their mates, on a soggy or sunny Saturday afternoon!
Sophie has interviewed the beautiful game’s biggest players and managers including icon David Beckham, Brazilian superstar Kaka, Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, World Cup Winners David Villa and Andrea Pirlo, ex-Arsenal super captain and New York City FC manager Patrick Vieira, Rafael van der Vaart, Roberto Martinez, Robbie Keane, Clint Dempsey, Jose Mourinho, Jan Vertonghen, Andre Villas Boas, Brazil legend Carlos Alberto, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Louis Saha, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and US Women’s stars Abby Wambach, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe.
On World Football Daily, Sophie talked about the beautiful game with the finest analysts and correspondents. Regular guests included, Tim Vickery and Andy Brassell from the BBC, Graham Hunter from Sky Sports, Grant Wahl from Sports Illustrated, John Cross from the Daily Mirror, Charlie Wyatt from The Sun, Neil Ashton from the Daily Mail, Ian Darke and Derek Rae from ESPN.
“Football, soccer, call it what you want. The voice of a fan, for every soccer fan. It’s just like being down the pub with your mates.” Follow Madam Football on Twitter @soccerdiva.