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Former Sky News Presenter Bob Friend has died from Cancer at the aged of 70. Bob’s former colleague, Anna Botting said “It is rare you meet someone who encapsulates all that is good in serious journalism with an extraordinary sense of humour. “The combination made…

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 broadcasting. Bob’s final shift on…

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 news channel and for many…

Sky News Presenter Kay Burley celebrates 25 years at Sky TV today. The Wigan born presenter joined the satellite broadcaster on 1st November 1988, and was one of the first presenters to grace the Sky News screen on 5th February 1989. Over the last 25…

At 6pm this evening, Sky News will be 24 years old! The 24 hour news channel launched on Sunday 5th February 1989. Penny Smith and Alastair Yates presented the first bulletin, followed an hour later by Bob Friend and Kay Burley. Sky News has posted…