Chris Skudder

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Chris Skudder is a broadcaster/journalist/sports presenter for Sky News / Sky Sports News and Sky news

Biography[edit]

Covered football World Cups in USA (1994), France (1998), Japan (2002), Germany (2006) and South Africa (2010), European Championships in Belgium/Holland (2000) and Portugal (2004) and Olympic Games in Greece (2004), China (2008) and London (2012) working for both Sky News and Sky Sports News.

Began career as a disc jockey and sports presenter in local radio in South Wales in the mid-1980s moving on to become Sports Editor of Ocean Sound covering Southampton and Portsmouth in Hampshire, then Capital Radio and IRN in London.

Grew up in Birmingham before moving with his family to Pembrokeshire in Wales and graduated from Goldsmiths College, London University with a degree in French and Drama. Studied at the IBA's (old Independent Broadcasting Authority) National Broadcasting School in London before moving into radio. He has also contributed popular music reviews for Sky Arts, BSkyB's arts and culture TV channel/website. Longtime sports presenter and correspondent on Sky News.

Lifelong supporter of Birmingham City Football Club. Father of Henry Skudder

Sources[edit]

  • Famous Fans: BCFC.com
  • Sky.Com/News