About The Gantry

The Gantry is an independent sports publication based in Jersey, Channel Islands.

Providing quality, in-depth and timely sports journalism for Jersey, the site is home to match reports, interviews and exclusive stories from the Island.

The Gantry was launched in April 2023 by sports journalist and commentator Tim Pryor.

About Tim

Tim Pryor commentating
  • Has reported on sport in Jersey since 2008
  • Spent nearly a decade at BBC Radio Jersey, much of which as Sports Editor (2008-2017), and has worked as a freelance sports commentator for the station in the last few years
  • Also reported on sport for BBC Channel Islands News TV
  • Freelance sports journalism for Jersey Evening Post and Bailiwick Express (2017-2021)
  • Commentated on nine Muratti Vase finals for the BBC, including the 100th, and eight Siam Cup matches
  • Covered five Natwest Island Games. Aland 2009 and Isle of Wight 2011 (both from base), and Bermuda 2013, Jersey 2015 and Gotland 2017 (at the event)
  • Covered the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (for the BBC) and the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham (as media officer for the Commonwealth Games Association of Jersey)
  • Covered Wimbledon for BBC Nations and Regions (radio and TV) in 2016
  • Event/Awards Dinner host, including work for: Jersey Football Association, Jersey Sport, Jersey Sports Council, Jersey Finance, Jersey Cricket Board, Jersey Reds, St Peter FC
  • Sports Journalism Association Awards 2016 - runner up, with BBC Radio Jersey, in the radio sport live broadcast category for coverage of the 2015 Island Games in Jersey
  • Gillard Awards: Bronze in 2011 for coverage of Jersey vs Loughborough Students, and Silver in 2015 for coverage of the Island Games
  • Other international events covered:
TV reporter above the clouds
Tim Pryor reporting for BBC Channel Islands News from above the clouds in San Marino in 2013