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Sky News have announced that its senior foreign correspondent Richard Bestic, who has spent five years in the channel’s Beijing bureau, will take up the post of India correspondent in the New Year. Simon Cole, deputy head of Sky News,… Read more

Karin Giannone has Given Birth to a baby boy named Louis John who was born on Thursday 23rd October 2003 and weighing 8lb 10oz. Daddy Neil and Mummy Karin are thrilled to bits.

Sky News’ long-serving presenter Bob Friend has announced he is to retire from presenting. One of Britain’s best-loved presenters, Bob celebrated his 50th year in journalism in 2003, a year which also saw him receive an MBE for services to… Read more

Former Sky News correspondent James Forlong who was 44, was discovered dead just after 0230 BST on Saturday at Hove in East Sussex. James had worked for Sky News for 10 years.Sky News have expressed shock at the news. James… Read more

Sky News will launch a daily half-hour evening bulletin for Irish viewers early in 2004, hosted from new studio facilities in Dublin – and London

The Sky News Ticker is here to stay. The ticker will be on-screens Monday to Friday from 10am to 7pm. The ticker will also be used on weekends and at evenings if there is a major news story running.

Just a Quick update to what I’ve heard so far about the Sky News Mini-Relaunch. There’s some new music coming(as we all know). New programme executives have taken over Sunrise, the 1300 to 1700 show and the 2000 to midnight… Read more

Richard Littlejohn is back on Sky News, The new series will air on Monday 8 September at 7pm. In a change to the format of the last series, ‘Littlejohn’ will air for half an hour, instead of an hour, four… Read more

Some breaking news just reaching us… The new Westminster Studio/newsroom comes on air this Sunday. The First program from the new Studio is Adam Boulton’s Sunday Programme. Sources tell me that they’ve built a much bigger studio and added a… Read more

Sky News as announced changes to its line-up of senior correspondents as part of its drive to increase newsgathering resources. Sky’s long-standing Russian correspondent, Geoff Meade, is returning from Moscow and will be replaced by Laurence Lee, who has been… Read more

Sky News has strengthened its newsgathering team with three key appointments. Two new members of staff will join the forward planning desk from September. Kirsty Thomson joins Sky News from the ITV News Channel, where she is currently a senior… Read more

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… Read more

Sky News have purchased a twin engine ‘Squirrel’ helicopter which will change the way it covers certain stories. The ‘SkyCopter’ will allow the award-winning Sky News team to cover major stories, where scale is important. The ‘SkyCopter’ will take its… Read more

Sky News will be opening a new bureau in India this Autumn, underlining its commitment to international coverage. The bureau, staffed by a field producer, cameraman and India Correspondent, yet to be appointed, will cover breaking news across the Indian… Read more

Chris Rogers is Leaving Sky News this weekend to join the ITV News Channel. Chris starts work with the ITV News Channel on the 8th of August. Chris has been freelancing for the last year, working at Sky News and… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more