Tom Knight (1973-1975)
Tom Knight was one of Hereford Sixth Form College's first students. Tom has worked in journalism for more than 30 years and in that time has covered nine Olympic Games and travelled extensively, covering news and sport for a variety of newspapers and magazines.
For 11 years, he was the Daily Telegraph’s athletics correspondent, with a portfolio that included sports politics and doping as well as a number of other Olympic sports.
As a freelance writer, he has worked for The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Mail on Sunday, The Daily Express and the Press Association. He has also appeared on BBC Radio Five Live and TalkSport.
Previously, Tom was press officer for the London Marathon for five years.
Tom and his wife, Sybil Ruscoe, also compiled the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: The Official Commemorative Book.
Tom and Sybil now run a successful media company. Part of their business includes the provision of media training for some of Great Britain's top sports people.