Jayne Secker - Biography and Images

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Jayne Secker has been a presenter on Sky News since 2009 moving to the studio after almost 10 years on the road as a correspondent.

She presents the weekday show from 11am to 3pm alongside Colin Brazier.

Jayne has presented both on location and live in the studio on a huge range of news stories from the Arab Spring and Eurozone crisis to the Somerset floods and Scottish referendum. She broke the news that the Lockerbie bomber was to be freed and anchored the rolling news coverage as Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch during an FA Cup match.

As a correspondent Jayne reported extensively from the Middle East, covering the Israeli / Hizbollah conflict, the withdrawal of settlers from Gaza, the Israeli election and the death of the spiritual leader of Hammas, Sheik Ahmed Yassin. Jayne also covered the Iraq war broadcasting live from the deck of the USS Shiloh as tomahawk missiles were fired from the vessel into Baghdad the night the war began.

Jayne was part of the Sky News team that won an RTS and Bafta for its coverage of the Soham murders; she was also a finalist in the Royal Television Society’s Young Journalist of the Year Award.

Images: Sky News’ Jayne Secker and Lucy Cotter at the Oscars

Images of Sky News presenter Jayne Secker and entertainment correspondent Lucy Cotter covering the 2012 Oscars in Hollywood.

Name? Jayne Secker Where are you from? I was born in Northumberland, and grew up in the North East. How did you get started in Broadcasting? I did work experience from my mid-teens with my local paper and regional TV. While I was at University…

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