Who I am

Edoardo Dalmonte is a freelance journalist, broadcaster, voice over artist and presenter specializing is sports, particularly football, tennis, cricket, Formula 1 and NFL.
He has worked as a football and tennis commentator for over three years for Perform Group’s Watch&Bet service, as well as talksportFR and Octagon (Input Media). Other notable contributions include voicing highlights and translating press conferences and interviews for MUTV from English to French, as well as covering the 2012 Olympics for Octagon in a number of capacities.
Edoardo has also previously been the editor of Ubitennis.com’s English page, as well as a freelance contributor to bwinbetting.com.

My CV

Education

2005 to 2008: History BA, Cambridge University
2009 to 2010: History of Warfare Masters, King’s College London

Work Experience

Regione Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Italy: Internship
Journalism Intern (Italian): October to November, 2008

  • Researching and writing articles about Italian migrant communities all over the world, with special emphasis on South America;
  • Attended Seminars on internet journalism, local culture and architecture, radio broadcasting, sound editing, podcasting, social media and web design;
  • Extensive work with Excel, Audacity, Photoshop and other programs related to sound engineering and podcasting;
  • Worked with three different radios/ podcast broadcasters: Radio Asterisco, Radio Citta’ del Capo and AICOD (Parma);

Perform Group, London: Freelance
Sports Commentator (English, Italian and French): January 2011 to present

  • Regularly covering football and tennis from all over the world;
  • Football Leagues/Cups include: Argentine Primera Division, Belgian Pro League, Bolivian Premier League, Chilean Primera Division, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa Centroamericana qualifiers and Championship, CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores & Sudamericana, Danish Superliga, Dutch Eredivisie & Eerste Divisie, English Championship, English Ligue 1 & 2, English League Cup, French Ligue 1 & 2, Greek Super League, Greek Cup, International friendlies, Israeli Premier League, Italian Serie A & Bwin, Mexican Primera Division, Polish Ekstraklasa, Portuguese Liga Sagres, Taca de Portugal & Taca da Liga, Russian Premier League, Turkish Superlig, UEFA Europa League & Champions League Qualifiers and UEFA European Championship qualifiers.
  • Particular highlights include the 2011 Copa America Final, all five of the 2012 Wimbledon finals, Roma v Torino and Catania v Udinese from the 2013/14 Serie A season, PSG v Montpellier from the 2010/11 Ligue 1 season, the Avellaneda Derby from the 2013 Clausura, Porto v Benfica and many others;
  • Regarding tennis I have covered many ATP and WTA events, as well as ITF tournaments including the Davis Cup and Wimbledon.

Ubitennis.com: January 2012 to June 2012 (editor) | January 2012 to present (writer)

Freelance Writer (English/Italian)
English Page Editor

Responsible for:

  • Editing;
  • Recruitment;
  • Translation of articles from Italian page;
  • -Boosting website’s profile on social media;
  • Coordinating English speaking writers following the tour;

Bwinbetting.com: Freelance
Freelance Contributor (English): Summer 2011 to Summer 2012

  • Contributed articles on European football on a weekly basis;
  • Articles focus on betting tips;
  • Special focus on Serie A and the Italian national team;

Vigezzo: Freelance
Preview/ Match Report Writer  (English): February 2012 to June 2013

  • Wrote match reports and previews on Serie A games for a number of international betting companies;
  • Particular emphasis on Bologna, Atalanta, Chievo, Novara and Padova FC.

Input Media, London: Freelance
Commentator (French): July-August 2012

  • One of four commentators on the official IOC feed, which in our case was used by a number of Sub-Saharan francophone countries;
  • Commentated on many sports, from athletics to football, but was mostly taking care of boxing, taekwondo and wrestling;
  • Wrote up and voiced a highlights package every evening, covering most sports across the board;

IMG Media/ Rightster, London: Freelance
Voice-over artist, football commentator (English): September 2012 to May 2013

  • Voiced two-minute highlight clips;
  • Covering mostly Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and Bundesliga highlights for Rightster;

MUTV: Freelance
Voice-over artist, football commentator (French): October – December 2012                                                                    

  • Translated press conferences, interviews, features and many other clips which went on to the MUTV portal from French to English before voicing them;
  • Voiced over goal highlights, as well as 3 and 10 minute summaries of Manchester United matches;
  • Translated a number of interviews which then figured in a recent MUTV documentary about Eric Cantona;

Sport Authority: Freelance
Pundit/ Presenter (Italian): May 2013- December 2013 

  • Presented panels including experts like Gabriele Marcotti, Federico Farcomeni and Tancredi Palmeri (Gazzetta dello Sport, CNN);
  • Offer opinions on betting regarding a number of sports, mainly football, tennis, basketball, Formula One, Moto GP;
  • The clips go online on Paddypower’s Italian website;

Talksport: Freelance
Commentator/Co-Commentator (French): October 2013- present

  • Cover Premier League games, including Manchester United – Arsenal and Arsenal- Liverpool

Activities and Interests

Sport: Football, Tennis, Cricket, Motorsport, Boxing
Travelling: Went travelling in South America for three months in 2009
Politics: Especially Italian postwar politics

Languages

Italian (fluent)
English (fluent)
French (fluent)
Spanish (very good)
Portuguese (good reading literacy, intermediate writing literacy and fluency)

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