Tim Marshall is leaving Sky News

Tim Marshall is leaving Sky News

Sky News Diplomatic Editor, Tim Marshall, has announced he is leaving the broadcaster.

He told his 20,000 Twitter followers: “After 25 years fantastic roller coaster years – I’m leaving Sky News. Articles, books, website, and analysis follow – God willing.

“No ‘musical differences’ a very warm and friendly ‘Conscious uncoupling’ (terrible phrase). Done so much with Sky – new challenges ahead.

“Au revoir to my Sky News colleagues in what is one of the top newsrooms in the world.

“Watch this space….”

A leading authority on foreign affairs, Tim has reported from 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America. He has covered three US Presidential elections as well as the wars in Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, and Israel.

2011 saw Tim report from Tunisia, Egypt and Libya during the uprisings across the Arab world.

Before joining Sky, Tim spent three years as IRN’s Paris Correspondent, and has worked extensively for BBC radio and television over a career spanning 29 years.

Updated: Thursday 29 January 2015
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