Philip is responsible for all TV Sport output, including all regular weekend programmes and major annual events.
His team oversees all major sport events, including Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Cup and Euros.
In 2014 his team helped deliver comprehensive coverage of the Winter Olympic Games with six live HD streams covering every moment of the Games, delivering over 650 hours of live action.
Last updated August 2009
Philip Bernie is the Head of BBC TV Sport – responsible for all TV Sport output on the BBC, with the exception of Formula 1 which sits with Ben Gallop alongside Interactive.
Philip joined the BBC in 1984 as a Production Trainee after leaving university.
He became an Assistant Producer on Grandstand, later becoming Editor of Football Focus and then Match Of The Day.
He has also been Assistant Editor and then Editor of Grandstand.
He was Editor of Sports Personality Of The Year from 1999 to 2005, during which time he won a Royal Television Society Award for the show, and since then has been Executive Editor of that programme.
He was Editor on the Olympic Games from 1992 to 2004, and on the Commonwealth Games from 1994 to 2002.
He was Editor of the World Cup in 1990 and 1994 as well as Euro 96, and was Executive Producer of the World Cup in 2002.
He was Editor of Wimbledon from 2003 to 2007 and founding Editor of both the BBC One series On Side and the BBC Two series Match Of The Day 2.
Prior to his current role, Philip was Head of Programmes and Planning in BBC TV Sport from 2005 to 2007 and then Head of TV Sport Editorial from 2007 to 2009.
Before joining TV Sport in 1987, Philip worked in various areas of the BBC including spending a year in Radio Sport and a year at the Breakfast Time TV programme.
Salary and total remuneration
Total remuneration: £162,200
This information is correct as of 30 September 2016.
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Philip Bernie had no gifts or hospitality to declare in Q1 2014-15
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Philip Bernie had no gifts or hospitality to declare in Q1 2013-14
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