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Michael Wilson, as Business Editor of Sky News, is unrivalled in his contacts and reputation amongst the international arena of high finance and the business sector. His experience in, and focus on, international business issues has made him a recognisable broadcaster in Britain and Continental Europe.

Michael has been Business Editor of Sky News since 1994, during which time he has headed a team of world class business journalists and broadcasters. He sets the business agenda for the day ahead, with his daily Business Focus bulletins. Michael’s bi media broadcast career has spanned both television and radio, as he launched both GMTV as its main anchor, and The Breakfast Programme on Reuters’ owned London News Radio.

With a focused business background in broadcasting, Michael has been responsible for the creation of some of the best Business Programming in the UK:- Thames’ Televisions’ The City Programme, and International Business Report, which aired across Europe on Sky News and in the US on Fox Television. Michael’s role as Business Editor consistently sees him organising and anchoring the live coverage of G7 meetings from around the world. Additionally, Michael hosts Sky News’ Budget coverage and co-hosted, with Sir David Frost, the last General Election Special.

Michael Wilson, Sky News’ Business Editor is to leave Sky at the end of the Month. Speaking of his decision to leave, Wilson said: “I’ve done almost twenty years at Sky and I’m leaving when I’ve still got the appetite for some new ventures. Sky…

Name? Joe Wilson Age? 33 Where are you from? Leicester How did you get started in broadcasting? Very helpful people at BBC Radio Leicester took me under their wing and gave me an excellent foundation for all I’ve done subsequently When was that? I think…

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Day 5’s coverage of Rio 2016 starts at 12.15pm on BBC Two and BBC Two HD before moving over to BBC One at 1.45pm today, where Hazel Irvine presents live coverage the women’s rowing pair semi-finals at the Lagoa Stadium, and the women’s road cycling…