Sky News presenters and editorial team

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Sky News has about 600 staff, of whom about 50 speak on camera.[1][failed verification]

Main news presenters[edit]

Main programme presenters[edit]

Presenter Programme On Air Studio
Vanessa Baffoe
Sam Naz
Sky Midnight News Monday-Friday 00:00-05:00 Sky Central (Studio 21), Osterley
Saturday-Sunday 00:00-06:00
Kamali Melbourne The Early Rundown Monday-Friday 05:00-07:00
Kay Burley Kay Burley Monday-Thursday 07:00-10:00 Four Millbank, Westminster
Anna Jones Friday 07:00-10:00
Sky News Breakfast Saturday 06:00-10:00 Sky Central (Studio 21), Osterley
Sunday 06:00-08:30
Ian King Ian King Live Monday-Friday 10:00-11:00 Sky News Business Studio, CNBC Europe, 10 Fleet Place, London
Jayne Secker Sky News Today Monday-Thursday 11:00-14:00 Sky Central (Studio 21), Osterley
Samantha Washington Friday 11:00-14:00
Sarah-Jane Mee The Sarah-Jane Mee Show Monday-Thursday 14:00-17:00
Belle Donati Friday 14:00-17:00
Mark Austin The News Hour Monday-Thursday 17:00-19:00
Jonathan Samuels Friday 17:00-19:00
Dermot Murnaghan Sky News Tonight Monday-Thursday 19:00-20:30 Four Millbank, Westminster
Kimberley Leonard Friday 19:00-20:30
Anna Botting Sky News at 9
Sky News at Ten
Sky News at 11
Press Preview
Monday-Thursday 21:00-00:00 Sky Central (Studio 21), Osterley
Gillian Joseph Friday 21:00-00:00
Saturday-Sunday 20:00-00:00
Sophy Ridge Sophy Ridge on Sunday Sunday 08:30-10:00 Four Millbank, Westminster
Sophy Ridge: The Take Wednesday 21:00-22:00
Trevor Phillips The Great Debate Monday 21:00-22:00 Sky Central (Studio 21), Osterley
Common Ground Tuesday 21:00-22:00 Four Millbank, Westminster
Beth Rigby Beth Rigby Interviews… Thursday 21:00-22:00

Other presenters[edit]

Presenter Role Notes
Tom Heap The Climate Show Presenter Weekends
Leah Boleto Weekdays
Nick Quraishi Relief Presenter
Niall Paterson Host of the 'Sky News Daily' Podcast
Emma Crosby
Saima Mohsin
Wilfred Frost
Sally Lockwood
Barry Weir Sky News Radio Newsreader and Assistant Editor
Chloe Culpan Sky Reporter and Senior Producer for Ian King Live
Halla Mohieddeen

Editorial team & correspondents[edit]


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Beth Rigby Political Editor[2] Presenter for "Beth Rigby Interviews"
Sam Coates Deputy Political Editor[3]
Tom Rayner Digital Politics Editor[4]
Jon Craig Chief Political Correspondent
Tamara Cohen Political Correspondent
Rob Powell
Joe Pike
Mhari Aurora
Liz Bates
Ali Fortescue
Amanda Akass
Nick Martin Politics & People Correspondent


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Dominic Waghorn International Affairs Editor
Stuart Ramsay Chief Correspondent Co-Present Hotspots, Award-winning documentary series covering global crises.
Alex Crawford Special Correspondent
John Sparks International Correspondent
Alex Rossi
Alistair Bunkall Middle East Correspondent Based in Jerusalem
Martha Kelner US Correspondent Based in Washington, D.C.
Mark Stone
Tom Cheshire Asia Correspondent Based in Beijing[5]
Cordelia Lynch
Siobhan Robbins Europe Correspondent Based in Berlin[6]
Yousra Elbagir Africa Correspondent Based in Johannesburg[7]
Diana Magnay Moscow Correspondent Based in Moscow
Adam Parsons Europe Correspondent Based in Brussels[8]
Neville Lazarus India Reporter Based in New Delhi[9]


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Jason Farrell Home Editor
James Matthews Scotland Correspondent Based in Edinburgh[10]
David Blevins Senior Ireland Correspondent Based in Belfast[11]
Stephen Murphy Ireland Correspondent Based in Dublin[12]
Greg Milam Chief North of England Correspondent
Gerard Tubb North of England Correspondent
Inzamam Rashid
Frazer Maude
Dan Whitehead West of England Correspondent
Lisa Dowd Midlands Correspondent
Becky Johnson Based in Birmingham[13]


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Deborah Haynes Security and Defence Editor
Rowland Manthorpe Technology Correspondent
Rhiannon Mills Royal Correspondent
Laura Bundock
Lucy Cotter Media, Arts and Entertainment Correspondent
Katie Spencer Arts & Entertainment Correspondent Presents entertainment podcast Backstage[14]
Bethany Minelle Arts & Entertainment Reporter Also co-host entertainment podcast Backstage[14]
Claire Gregory
Gemma Peplow
Tom Clarke Science and Technology Editor
Thomas Moore Science and Medical Correspondent
Ashish Joshi Health Correspondent
Hannah Thomas-Peter Climate Change Correspondent Based in New York
Lisa Holland Based in London
Martin Brunt Crime Correspondent
Alastair Bruce Royal and Religious Affairs Commentator

General news[edit]

Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Sally Lockwood Sky Correspondent
Adele Robinson
Charlotte Lomas
Emma Birchley
Katerina Vittozzi
Ashna Hurynag
Milena Veselinovic Sky Reporter
Sadiya Chowdhury
Ivor Bennett
Aisha Zahid
Shingi Mararike
Becky Cotterill
Shamaan Freeman-Powell

Business and economics[edit]

Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Ian King Business Presenter Ian King Live Presenter
Ed Conway Economics and Data Editor Cover Presenter, Ian King Live
Mark Kleinman City Editor
Paul Kelso Business Correspondent
Helen-Ann Smith


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Nick Powell Sports Editor Also Sky Sports News presenter
Tom Parmenter Sports Correspondent
Jacquie Beltrao Sports presenter in Sky News Breakfast Saturday & Sunday
Various presenters from Sky Sports News present Sport Bulletins at all other times


Person Title(s) Related note(s)
Kirsty McCabe Weather producer and presenter

The Pledge panellists[edit]

On 6 April 2016, Sky News announced that it was to launch a new show, entitled The Pledge. It will not have a traditional presenter, but will instead have 9 panellists, with 5 appearing on each episode. Michelle Dewberry, Nick Ferrari, Rachel Johnson, Graeme Le Saux and June Sarpong appeared in the first programme on Thursday 21 April.

The panel included:

Former presenters and reporters[edit]


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  4. ^ Rayner, Tom [@RaynerSkyNews] (11 March 2021). "Personal news: after Easter I'll be taking on an exciting new role as Sky's Digital Politics Editor. We've got big plans for the way we cover UK politics and hope to launch some ambitious new digital initiatives in the months ahead. I can't wait to get started" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 6 April 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021 – via Twitter.
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  13. ^ "Becky Johnson". Sky News. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
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  15. ^ "A huge welcome to our newest panellist @Femi_Sorry on @ThePledge today at 8pm on". @MaajidNawaz. Twitter. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  16. ^ "#ThePledge panellists this week ... @NickFerrariLBC, Trevor Phillips, @bigphilcampion, @afuahirsch and @junesarpong.And the topics on the show are". @ThePledge. Twitter. 30 January 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  17. ^ "New panellist @rachshabi will be joining us for the first time tomorrow! Rachel will be discussing 'why we need radical action against #climatechange' Tune in tomorrow at 8pm on". @ThePledge. Twitter. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  18. ^ "GB News in-depth briefing and latest: Sky's Stephen Dixon latest signing". Press Gazette. 23 November 2021. Retrieved 26 December 2021.
  19. ^ "Faisal Islam appointed as the new Economics Editor for BBC News". BBC Press Office. 6 November 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2019.