Jacquie Beltrao (nee Leavy) – born on 21 April 1965 – is a sports presenter on Sky News and a former Olympic gymnast.
Born in Dublin, Ireland, she grew up in Coventry, England. She studied sports science at Birmingham University, and represented Great Britain in rhythmic gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, placing 31st in the All-Around.
She joined Sky News in 1992, where she first worked as a publicist before later becoming a sports reporter and presenter.
She now presents updates on weekdays (Monday to Thursday) during Sunrise and for the first hour of the following programme.
On 31 December 2013, Beltrao announced she was diagnosed with breast cancer on Christmas Eve.
Sky News presenter Jacquie Beltrao has revealed she is battling breast cancer again. In a video posted on Twitter this afternoon, Jacquie said she found a lump during lockdown, which has turned out to be a grade 3 cancer –… Read more
Jacquie Beltrao returns to Sky News today after taking six months off for cancer treatment. The sports presenter, who was diagnosed with breast cancer on Christmas eve, said that returning to the screen will show she has made it through… Read more
Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The former Olympian revealed to her 34,000 Twitter followers that doctors had broken the news to her on Christmas Eve. Jacquie tweeted: “Been neglecting my twitter had a… Read more