Relaunch: Eamonn Holmes joins Sky News

Updated on Thursday 19 May 2005 by @TVNewsroom

Eamonn Holmes is to join Sky News later this year as host of Sunrise

The appointment comes as Sky News overhauls its programming schedule. The new-look Sunrise will broadcast between 6am-9am each weekday.

Eamonn’s co-host will be Sky News presenter, Lorna Dunkley.

Head of Sky News, Nick Pollard, said: “This is wonderful news for our channel. Eamonn is an outstanding and very experienced journalist who can handle any topic with flair, authority and warmth. He is a natural and knowledgeable interviewer. We are delighted that a presenter held in such affection by the British viewing public will be joining our award-winning team.”

Eamonn Holmes said: “Moving to Sunrise gives me the opportunity to continue saying `good morning’ to the nation, whilst bringing them the events that set the news agenda. I have always admired Sky News, as an outstanding news organisation, and am very pleased to be joining it.”

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