Sky News

Sky will be reviewing its coverage over the summer, aiming to beef up its Autumn output with livelier, stronger programming. A total of 17 new staff – six reporters, four cameramen, five producers and two text producers, including the new India bureau – are being…

On Wednesday 16th July 2003, the TV Weather presenters took part in a 4×4 Off road race for charity. The winner of the Race gets £3,000 for a Charity of their choice. Sky News Weather Presenter Sarah Moore won the race and donated the money…

Sky News announced the latest changes to Sky News Active. From Wednesday 9 July Sky News Active, with eight mini-screens of on-demand coverage of the latest headlines, business, sport and showbiz news – will be offering an enhanced experience: Full Screen Active. Full-screen Active is…

Sky News as launches a broadband content service. The service is based on Sky News Active, the world’s first interactive television news service. It will offer web users high quality audio-visual content from its Sky News service as well as additional content from Sky News…

Bob Friend was today (Saturday 14 June) awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting. Former BBC correspondent Bob Friend (65) was one of Sky News’ founding presenters when the channel launched in 1989. He was closely associated with the 24-hour news channel and for many…

Sky News Centre is pleased to announce that Sky News Presenter Karin Giannone is 6 Months Pregnant. Karin’s baby is due the end of September, Early October. I would like to wish Karin and her husband the best of luck and hope he or she…

Sky News has opened its new Midlands bureau, located at the University of Birmingham. The new bureau replaces the broadcaster’s existing base in the Midlands and provides a permanent broadcast link to the Sky News Centre in London. David Crabtree has been named as the…

Sky News correspondent, Ross Appleyard has just returned from the War in Iraq. Here is his story of life under fire in the desert where sleep was rare and a wash unheard of. While planning its war coverage Sky News came up with the idea…

The Sky News Awards 2002 were accolades presented to the newsmakers of 2002

Sky News presenter Fiona McDiarmid has died after losing her battle with breast cancer. Her parents and husband Jim were with the 40-year-old at her home in London. She had been receiving treatment for the disease for more than a year. Nick Pollard, head of…

IT was hardly unexpected so the BBC should have been fully geared up for the death of the Queen Mother at the grand old age of 101. Veteran anchorman Peter Sissons was on Easter Saturday news duty. But when he interrupted normal programmes to break…