Biography

Paul Thomas Bell is a presenter, writer and public speaker.

Starting out as a dating blogger for which he won ‘Blogger of the Year’ at the 2017 UK Dating Awards in London, Paul has gone on to write for Marie Claire and FHM and recently collaborated on features with The Telegraph and Fabulous magazine.

As a presenter Paul has worked extensively in the world of football teaming up with the likes of Chris Sutton and Chris Kamara for Scottish football’s main sponsor, Ladbrokes. Paul is also an avid mental health campaigner and in 2018 he became a patron of the sports based mental health charity, Back Onside. Paul is currently filming a series of celebrity interviews for the charity working with a host of names ranging from noted DJ Judge Jules to Lorraine Kelly.
As well as being a regular contributor on a variety of programmes across BBC Radio and Scottish Television, Paul has also collaborated with a number of high profile brands including Honda, BMW, River Island, House of Fraser, Magners and E-Harmony.

Originally from Glasgow, Paul is also an avid traveller and lover of adventure. In the summer of 2018 he celebrated completing the Camino de Santiago, a 500 mile hike across Northern Spain for the second time.

Showreel coming soon.

TV Appearances As Guest:
2 x The Late Show (STV)
10 x Live At Five (STV)
1 x Sky Sports News (Sky Sports)

Radio Appearances As Guest:
2 x Radio Five Live
2 x BBC Radio Ulster
1 x BBC Radio Nottingham
1 x BBC Radio Derby
1 x BBC Coventry and Warwickshire
1 x BBC Radio Newcastle

Presenter:
15 x Ladbrokes Scottish Football Tour: presenting spots travelling across Scotland filming features with different football teams.
4 x The Ladbrokes Football Show: co-presenting live alongside David Tanner, Chris Sutton, Chris Kamara and more.
Ladbrokes Interview Series: 10+ interviews including Chris Sutton, Scott Brown and Kenny Miller.
6 x The Back Onside Sessions: Individual Interviews with Lorraine Kelly, Joe Sims, Chesney Hawkes, Judge Jules and more.

On-Camera Social Media Campaigns:
Brothers In Arms Mental Health Charity ‘Real Men’ Campaign
Brothers In Arms Mental Health Charity ‘Three Men Talk About Mental Health Campaign.’
5 x Fabulous Magazine ‘Love Lab’ campaign.
BBC Social comedy sketch series (currently in production)

Voiceovers:
15 x Ladbrokes Scottish Football Tour
1 x Brothers In Arms Mental Health Charity ‘Real Men’ Campaign

Newspaper Columnist:
The Boys and the Bees (Evening Times and Herald Scotland)

Newspaper Interview As Subject:
Daily Record (double page spread)

Magazine Features As Writer:
1 x FHM
2 x Marie Claire

Off-Camera Television Work:
Antiques Road Trip (BBC One): social media consultant
Strip Date (Channel 5): on-set consultant/reviewer

Magazine/Newspaper Guest Contributions:
1 x Daily Telegraph
1 x Huffington Post
1 x Tech Radar
1 x Female First
1 x Glasgow Live
4 x Fabulous Magazine

Public Speaking:
E-Harmony ‘School of Love’ Event (Glasgow): 10 minute speech
Tenga Press Event (London): 10 minute speech
Tenga Panel Event (London): guest panellist
Scarlet Ladies Panel Event (London): guest panellist

Brand Collaborations:
Honda, BMW, Magners, Ladbrokes, E-Harmony, Match.com, River Island, House of Fraser, Dobell Menswear, Noose and Monkey, Quiz Clothing.

Awards:
2017 UK Dating Awards (London): Blogger of the Year
2017 UK Blog Awards (London): Runner-Up Dating Blogger of the Year

Charity Work:
Back Onside Mental Health Charity (Patron)
Brothers In Arms Men’s Mental Health Charity (Ambassador)