Faisal Islam – born 1978 – is the Political Editor of Sky News.
He was the Economics Editor of Channel 4 News, until 1 June 2014, when he was replaced by Paul Mason, the programme’s former Culture and Media Editor.
Islam formally joined Sky News in 2014 as its Political Editor, succeeding Adam Boulton, who now presents an evening news programme on the same channel.
Islam was economics correspondent for The Observer newspaper. He became business correspondent for Channel 4 News in May 2004, later becoming its Economics Editor, a position he held until 1 June 2014.
He has reported on the ups and downs of the corporate world from government-subsidised arms dealers and failing PFI contracts to how bankers are trading weather.
EU Debate: Cameron & Gove – Sky News Promo 2016 featuring Kay Burley and Faisal Islam
Sky News Promo 2014 – Political Editor Faisal Islam
starting as @SkyNews political editor tomorrow…Blogs, tweets, vines, a road trip, a report, a big interview, & many miles from Westminster — Faisal Islam (@faisalislam) August 4, 2014
Sky News has appointed Faisal Islam as its new Political Editor, replacing Adam Boulton who after 25 years as Political Editor is to become a full time presenter on Sky News. Faisal will lead Sky’s political coverage and deliver the latest news and analysis from…
Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will deliver his second ever Budget speech this afternoon. This will be the first Budget to be held in the autumn in over twenty years, and will be shown live on the BBC, ITV and Sky News. Andrew…