Stephen Dixon (newsreader)

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Stephen Dixon
Born (1974-03-01) 1 March 1974 (age 43)
Newton-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Occupation Sky News presenter

Stephen Dixon (born in Newton-in-Furness, Cumbria) is a news presenter for Sky News.

Dixon co-presents Sky News Sunrise from 6 am to 10 am on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Since October 2016, his co-presenter has been Isabel Webster.

Dixon formerly presented the flagship programmes Sky News at Seven and Sky News at Ten every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Journalism career[edit]

Dixon's career began at Nottingham Trent University where he read for a BA in Broadcast Journalism, graduating in 1995 aged 21.

Before working for Sky News, Dixon worked for ITN as both a presenter and producer for ITV, NBC Superchannel, and Channel 5.

He also helped work as a producer and programme editor on the Channel 4 Big Breakfast News, and presented on finance channel Simply Money with Angela Rippon.[1]

Dixon was the first newsreader to report the 7 July 2005 London bombings.[citation needed]

Since January 2012, Dixon has presented Sunrise on Sky News. He has featured alongside Gillian Joseph, and now Isabel Webster.

Literary career[edit]

Dixon published a poetry anthology in 2018 entitled Love is the Beauty of the Soul. [2]

Personal life[edit]

Dixon has gathered a large fan base since he started working for Sky.

He also has type 1 diabetes (he was diagnosed when he was 17 years old).[3][4] He has also stated that he is a vegetarian.

Prior to April 2010, Dixon was referred to on Sky News,[5][6] and on his official website as "Steve".[7]


  1. ^ Biography – Stephen Dixon Archived 2009-05-06 at the Wayback Machine. Sky News
  2. ^ "Love is the Beauty of the Soul by Stephen Dixon – Olympia Publishers". Retrieved 2018-01-20. 
  3. ^ 'Diabetes is not as simple as it appears' The Telegraph, 3 November 2003
  4. ^ Sky Presenter Steve Dixon and his insulin pump journey YouTube
  5. ^ Sky News Today YouTube, 20 January 2007
  6. ^ Sky News UK TOTH YouTube, 21 April 2007
  7. ^ Sky News Sunrise with Stephen Dixon YouTube, 14 May 2010

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