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 a video of the stories and events, as well as some of the changing faces, which has made the channel what it is today.
Former Sky News correspondent Darren McCaffrey has been appointed political editor of GB News. Darren, who spent ten years at Sky before joining Euronews where he covers EU politics, will head up GB News’ new political reporting line-up. “Journalism is… Read more
Sky News presenter Sophy Ridge has tested positive for Coronavirus. This week’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday show will now be hosted by Stephen Dixon. Sophy will return to the show next week – 31st Jan. Thanks to @skystephen for stepping… Read more
Sky News presenter Gamal Fahnbulleh has been named Granada Reports new presenter. He will join Lucy Meacock from Monday 11th January 2021 to present the evening programme, marking a return to two presenters. “I’m thrilled to bits to be here,… Read more