Anne Mensah
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Anne Mensah was appointed Head of Drama for the entertainment channels in 2011. Over the past six years, Anne has led the growth of original drama on Sky including the critically acclaimed Enfield Haunting, Fortitude starring Michael Gambon, Stanley Tucci and Dennis Quaid, as well as Stan Lee’s Lucky Man starring James Nesbitt, and Delicious starring Dawn French and Emilia Fox which was Sky 1’s most successful original series ever with an average audience of 1.59m viewers. Upcoming original dramas airing on Sky include Guerrilla, written, executive produced and directed by Academy award winner John Ridley, Tin Star starring Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks and Melrose starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Prior to joining Sky, Anne spent 10 years at the BBC where she was latterly Head of Independent Drama as well as Head of Drama for BBC Scotland. Whilst at the BBC, Anne commissioned and worked with the very best in British drama to produce an impressive array of hits across the BBC channels. This includes the multi award winning Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh; Waterloo Road; Case Histories starring Jason Issacs; Zen starring Rufus Sewell and God on Trial with Stephen Dillane, Dominic Cooper, Stellan Skarsgard and Sir Anthony Sher.

Jon Montague
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Jon is Head of Comedy at Sky where he commissions and executive produces scripted comedy for Sky1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts. 

His credits for Sky1 include, amongst others, Stella (Ruth Jones), Trollied (Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins) and Mount Pleasant (Sally Lindsay) each of which have transmitted over 50 episodes. On Sky Atlantic his credits include Alan Partridge’s Mid-Morning Matters and Scissored Isle (both Steve Coogan) and Camping (Julia Davis). For Sky Arts, A Young Doctors Notebook (Daniel Radcliffe and Jon Hamm), Nixon’s the One (Harry Shearer), and the acclaimed recent series Urban Myths (Rupert Grint, Eddie Marsan, David Threlfall, Ben Chaplin, Noel Clarke). Jon also execs the Sky Comedy Shorts – On Demand short form films that have featured Jason Manford, Ross Noble, Nick Mohamed, Katherine Ryan, Matthew Holness and a host of diverse and emerging comedy talent.

Sky is launching a raft of new programming in the coming months which Jon has commissioned. Sick Note (Rupert Grint, Nick Frost, Don Johnson), Carters Get Rich (Rhashan Stone, Kerry Godliman), Bounty Hunters (Jack Whitehall) and Ratburger (David Walliams, Sheridan Smith) are amongst the new titles that will air on Sky 1.

Prior to Sky Jon was a comedy producer principally for the BBC where he headed up BBC Comedy North, the BBC’s Salford/Manchester comedy department. Here he produced eight series of the multi-award winning Ideal (Johnny Vegas), award winning BBC3 sketch show Scallywagga and BBC1’s The Visit (John Henshall). He also worked across BBC Radio 4 projects with John Bishop and Alan Carr.

Jon is a BAFTA TV Committee member and a mentor for RTS Futures.

Jamie Morris
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Jamie Morris is the Channel Editor of Sky Atlantic, one of the strongest channel brands in British Television. Sky Atlantic is the exclusive UK home to HBO and Showtime alongside Sky Original Drama commissions. Award winning US shows include Game of Thrones, Westworld, Ray Donovan, The Affair, Veep and Silicon Valley, as well as world-class original commissioned shows Fortitude, The Tunnel, Riviera, The Trip to Spain and Tin Star, to name a few. Jamie also oversees scheduling for the wider entertainment portfolio, Sky 1, Sky Living and Sky Arts.

 Jamie joined Sky in 2014 and previously held the role Head of Scheduling for Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts, during which time he helped grow Sky Atlantic to a must have pay TV channel and helped Sky Arts to cement its role as the only dedicated Arts in the UK with an unrivalled On Demand proposition.
 Prior to Sky, Jamie was Head of Scheduling for BBC Three where he was responsible for the long-term planning and scheduling strategy of the 16-34 network in one of most successful period in the channel’s history in terms of ratings and acclaim. Alongside this he was a key member of the editorial team who defined the programming strategy for the channel’s historic move online. Jamie also held the roles of Director of Channels and Head of Planning & Strategy at NBCUniversal,  and various programming positions at Disney Channel.
Lucy Murphy
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Lucy was appointed Sky’s first Head of Kids Content in 2015. She is responsible for Sky’s on demand kids content across all platforms, a library which recently saw the number of episodes available grow from 700 to 4,500 episodes, as well as overseeing the continued development of the successful Sky Kids App.  In 2016 she commissioned a new series of animated classic Morph from Aardman Animation as well as  Big Cats: Wild Files from Offspring and Duck Quacks Don’t Echo: Kids from Magnum.   

Lucy has over 20 years of experience in producing and developing shows for children’s and family audiences. As a Producer, Script Editor and Development Executive, Lucy has worked for a diverse slate of clients from small indies to major international media groups on shows ranging from The Gruffalo to Aardman’s BAFTA and Guinness World Record holding Tate Movie Project . Prior to joining Sky Lucy held a role at Azoomee, a new video on demand platform, as Creative Director and Head of Content. Lucy also lead the writing team and exec produced 78 episodes of hit CBeebies show Bing Bunny for Acamar Films.

Zai Bennett
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Zai Bennett was appointed as Director of Programmes for Sky UK in November 2016 with a brief that includes responsibility for the editorial direction and output of Sky 1, Sky Living, Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts as well as Sky’s FTA channels. Before this he was Director of Sky Atlantic where his remit included overseeing an enviable slate of US content, including Game of Thrones, Westworld, The Affair, Girls and Veep as well as looking after the channel’s home-grown slate of programming including high profile dramas such as Fortitude and Penny Dreadful as well as his most recent commissions, Tin Star, Guerrilla, The Trip to Spain, The Tunnel and Riviera 

Prior to this, he was Controller of BBC Three for three years, and in that time helped the channel overtake Channel 4 for the young adult 16-24yr audience. Under his direction, BBC Three won six Baftas in the three years including Life and Death Row, In The Flesh andThe Revolution Will Be Televised. Other highlights include record breaking comedies Bad Education, Cuckoo, People Just Do Nothing, Murder in Successville and Uncle, popular factual hits the Call Centre and Hair as well as landmark multi-genre seasons on Crime and Mental Health. Prior to joining the BBC, Bennett spent 12 years at ITV where he was part of the launch team for ITV2, 3 and 4. As Controller of ITV2 and then Director of Digital Channels and Acquisitions he transformed ITV2 with commissions including The Only Way is Essex, Secret Diary of A Call Girl and Celebrity Juice . He also concluded major acquisitions deals for all the channels including the James Bond and Harry Potter franchises. 

He was Advisory Chair for the 40th Guardian International Television Festival in 2015 and remains on the executive committee of the festival.

Cameron Roach
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Cameron began his career in broadcasting, working both at Sky Television and ITV, where he worked as part of the launch team for ITV2.

He subsequently moved into script and series editing on long-running drama series, before landing his first producing job on Series 6 of the hit prison drama Bad Girls for Shed Productions. He went on to produce two series of Footballers' Wives, and also developed and exec produced ITV2's first ever drama, Footballers' Wives: Extra Time, which ran for two series.

In 2007 Cameron moved to Kudos Productions to produce the International EMMY award-winning second series of Life on Mars, and in 2009 produced BBC2's critically acclaimed Moses Jones. Other recent credits include Silk, written by Peter Moffat and Young James Herriot, both for BBC1.

In 2011 Cameron was asked to oversee the move of Waterloo Road from Rochdale to Glasgow; as Executive Producer he worked on fifty episodes of the show. Cameron has worked in development for Tiger Aspect Productions, Shed Productions and for BBC Productions.

In 2013, Cameron joined Sky Drama as their senior commissioning editor, where he is currently Acting Head of Drama.  Since joining, he has overseen the production of a variety of dramas including Penny Dreadful, Fortitude and Critical.

Martin Brunt
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Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt covers crime stories worldwide and has broken exclusive news stories through his extensive network of contacts. He has been with Sky News since the beginning in 1989.

Martin was first to report the arrest of Amy Winehouse, the resignation of Sir Ian Blair, and was the first to interview Madeleine McCann suspect Robert Murat, he has also covered both the First Gulf War and the Balkan War. Martin’s contacts led to Sky News being first to report that the July 7 events in London were the work of terrorists and allowed Sky News to break the news of the death of the Queen Mother. During the Ipswich murders, a Suffolk Police Press Officer remarked to another journalist, as reported in the Times: ‘Call Martin Brunt. He knows everything before we do.’

Martin has travelled to the Philippines to investigate those trading in dog flesh, to South Africa to investigate the murder enquiry that began after a boy’s torso was found in the River Thames in 2001 and to Cambodia on the hunt for British paedophiles. 2010 saw Martin invited to Brazil where he was the first journalist to address Interpol’s annual fugitives’ conference and in 2011, from Lithuania, Martin covered the trial of Michael Campbell, a member of the Real IRA who was jailed for 12 years after buying weapons and explosives.

Alastair Bruce
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Professor Alastair Bruce, OBE, is Sky News’ Royal, Religious and Constitutional Affairs Commentator. He has worked for Sky News for 21 years and has commentated on most big events, including the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Royal Wedding, the Papal Visit in 2010, the funerals of the Queen Mother, Diana, Princess of Wales and Lady Thatcher.

Alastair also works in film and TV, recently working as Historical Advisor to Oscar winning films, like The King's Speech and The Young Victoria. He filled the same role for all five series of Downton Abbey. He has written many books, including The Oldest, published in October 2005. The 3rd Edition of his book Keepers of the Kingdom was published in 2012. He has worked with several independent production companies in the preparation of TV documentaries which are regularly aired on Public Broadcasting, Discovery and A&E channels. Among these are Nicholas and Alexandra, Victoria and Albert and Days of Majesty.

In 1998, The Queen appointed Alastair as one of her heralds, in the appointment called Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary, with some responsibility for the heraldry of Britain and its Royal Family. He also offers advice on how the nation should ‘celebrate’ itself. Alastair has been one of The Queen’s Body Guard in Scotland, the ‘Royal Company of Archers’, since 1990.

Alastair was a regular soldier for four years, seeing active service with the 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards in the Falklands War of 1982. He is still a reserve officer, serving as the Colonel responsible for Reservists in London. In 2004 he took command of a reserve unit, the Media Operations Group, which handled the media representation of military activity. That same year, he completed his period of mobilised service on active operations in Iraq, serving in Operation TELIC. He will be appointed Assistant Commander of the 3rd UK Division in January 2015, in the rank of Brigadier.

Alastair has lectured widely in Britain, Europe and the United States. His subjects range from the last Tsars of Russia to Britain’s monarchy and the Vatican in Rome. In 2011, the University of Winchester appointed him Honorary Professor of Media.

Colin Brazier
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Colin Brazier is an Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated TV journalist who has been with Sky for two decades.

He has interviewed many senior figures in public life. In Libya, he conducted one of the final interviews given by dictator Colonel Gaddafi.

His other industry awards include a gold medal from the New York TV awards, for his reporting from Afghanistan.

The first British journalist to enter Iraq with coalition troops during the 2003 invasion, Colin’s documentary, Brothers in Baghdad, was later shortlisted at the Monte Carlo television festival. He was the first journalist to enter southern Lebanon with Israeli forces in 2006.

In recent years Colin has anchored Sky’s coverage of events including the Japanese tsunami, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Nepal earthquake, the Nairobi shopping mall massacre and the Paris terror attacks.

In 2014, at the Royal Television Society Awards, he was Sky’s sole nominee in the Presenter of the Year category.

In 2016, he won an Emmy in New York and a BAFTA nomination for his presentation of the migrant crisis in Europe. The Emmy Award judges specifically cited Colin’s live anchoring when rioting broke out on the Serbian/Hungarian border.

A former newspaper reporter and foreign correspondent, Colin has written extensively about family life. In 2013, his book Sticking Up For Siblings, based on his experiences as a father of no fewer than six children, won positive reviews in publications ranging from The Daily Telegraph to the Guardian.

An enthusiastic sportsman,Colin is a member of the Lord’s Taverners, a charity which aims to improve the fortunes of underprivileged young cricketers.

He has made several appearances as a newsreader in movies, including the Bourne Legacy, in 2012.

His wife, Joanna Roughton, is a former head of TV for Reuters in the Far East.

You can follow him on Twitter at @ColinBrazierSky

Enda Brady
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Enda Brady is a Sky News correspondent who joined the channel from ITV in 2005.

His recent work has taken him across Europe, taking in terror attacks in France and Belgium, the migrant crisis in Italy and the FIFA corruption scandals in Switzerland.

In 2016 he made ‘Chris Froome: The Man, The Champion’ for Sky News, in the week Froome made history by winning the Tour de France for a third time.

Enda’s list of previous interviewees includes Angelina Jolie, David Beckham and Tiger Woods. He is a former BT Young Journalist of the Year, a graduate of the University of Central Lancashire and has 100wpm Teeline shorthand.

He speaks fluent Irish, Italian and French and has run 12 marathons so far.

He is also a proud ambassador for The Eve Appeal, helping the fight against women’s cancers.

Enda is originally from Enniscorthy, County Wexford in Ireland.

David Bowden
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David Bowden is a multi-award winning journalist based in London. As a Senior Correspondent he has been an integral part of many of Sky News’ biggest stories over recent years. His live reporting of one of the early battles of the 2003 war in Iraq was a world first and was simulcast by TV stations across the globe, prompting one experienced commentator to write that it would “ go down in the annals of TV history”.

David has covered stories both at home and abroad regularly reporting from Afghanistan and Iraq as well as covering wars in Lebanon, Gaza and the Balkans. He was in Paris to cover the death of Princess Diana, in New York for 9/11, London for the 7/7 bombings and Indonesia for the Tsunami. He has also reported extensively from Africa, including Zimbabwe and covered natural disasters in China, India, Mozambique, DRC, the US and Japan as well as general reporting from Russia, the Middle East, America, Europe and Northern Ireland. More recently he has been the lead correspondent on Sky News coverage of Phone Hacking , breaking a series of exclusive stories , including the details of the £3 million pay out to the family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and that lawyers were preparing to take legal action in the US

David was central to Sky News RTS and BAFTA award winning coverage of the Soham murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, has twice won Medals at the New York Festivals and has been shortlisted for the Bayeux War Correspondent award and the MDGs One World Media award for Saminou, a Life and Death. He is also a former Industrial Society Journalist of the year.

He joined Sky News from GMTV in 1995, where he had been part of the start-up team working as both a Correspondent and News Editor, prior to that David worked as a reported for Central TV in Nottingham. He began his career in local Radio with the BBC before moving on to regional television.

Educated at both Leeds University and Polytechnic, David also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Radio Journalism from the London College of Printing.

Originally from Sheffield, David lives in Hampshire and has two sons.

Adam Boulton
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Adam presents All Out Politics, weekdays from 10am – 11am, investigating what it means to leave the EU, interviewing political big hitters and asking the questions the public want answered. Adam has been at Sky News since the beginning. A pioneer of the innovative use of live analysis and pictures, it’s believed that he has spent more hours on television covering breaking stories than any other British television reporter. Adam has reported live from every continent except Antarctica, presenting specials from around the world. Adam hosted Sky News’ historic televised debate between the three party leaders ahead of the 2010 General Election. He also spent the first 100 days of Barack Obama’s Presidency reporting from the US and gained a UK exclusive broadcast interview during the President’s historic visit to Ghana. As Sky News' Political Editor, Adam also interviewed every British Prime Minister from David Cameron back to Sir Alec Douglas-Home, and international stars ranging from Jane Fonda and Jordan to Al Gore and Lech Walesa. His questioning of George W. Bush featured in the film “Taking Liberties”. Adam is a winner of the Royal Television Society’s supreme Judges’ Award and was elected 2007 Chairman of the Parliamentary Lobby. His former Sunday programme was voted “Current Affairs Show Of The Year.” Clive James described The Boulton Factor as “the best entertainment for grown-ups.” Adam is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, including The Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Spectator, New Statesman, Independent, Sunday Express and Sunday Mirror, and has been a guest of programmes such as Celebrity Mastermind, Have I Got News For You, Newsnight and Bremner, Bird and Fortune. He has also published books, ‘Tony’s 10 years: Memories of the Blair Administration’ recounting the key moments of Tony Blair’s premiership and ‘Hung Together’ about the days after the 2010 General Election. Before Sky, Adam was Political Editor of TV-am. He has Masters degrees from Oxford and Johns Hopkins University. He is married to Anji Hunter; they have five children between them.
Anna Botting
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Anna Botting is an award winning Sky News Presenter. She has covered many major events both from the studio and in the field since joining Sky News in 1995, including the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the fall of Tripoli, the Japanese Tsunami and the insurgency in Iraq.

Anna currently presents the evening news from 9pm until midnight, including the popular Press Previews - with regular guests looking ahead to the next day’s papers.

In 2012 she covered the devastating Japanese Tsunami. Later that year she presented live from Tripoli, as Gaddafi’s forces fled the Libyan capital.

The coverage led to her nomination for RTS News Presenter of the Year – which she won, beating Channel 4’s Jon Snow and ITV’s Mark Austin. She had been nominated the previous year too, alongside the BBC’s David Dimbleby and Jon Snow. She is only the second woman to ever be awarded such an accolade.

In 2007 she presented live from Portugal on the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and anchored Sky News’ ‘Inside Iraq’ week coverage live from Baghdad at the height of the insurgency.

In 2006 she spent two weeks covering the Lebanon war live from Israel and in 2005 covered the death of Pope John Paul II from both Poland and Rome.

From the studio, Anna was on air for both the ‘shock and awe’ bombing of Baghdad and the invasion of Iraq by American forces in 2003. After covering the Kosovo conflict, she was on air as Serbian leader Slobodan Milosovic was ousted from office.

She has been hosting Sky News’s evening coverage since 2007, after presenting in the studio with Jeremy Thompson and, for many years, Bob Friend.

Anna joined Sky as a reporter and during the 1997 election she shadowed Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown throughout the six week campaign.

Anna studied Geography at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, decided to pursue a career in journalism and worked for a year as a researcher for a social action show for Granada Television.

After taking a post-graduate journalism course at Cardiff University, where she gained a distinction, Anna left in 1991 to take up a job with BBC North as a reporter for Radio and TV, and became reporter-presenter for Look North before joining Sky News in 1995.

A keen rower at University, she took part in BBC 1’s The Other Boat Race. Twelve celebrities and former Oxbridge students trained and competed in their own version of the world’s most illustrious rowing event. Anna, captaining the Oxford crew, led her team to victory.

She spends much of her spare time hill walking - and has climbed Mont Blanc, Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua - the highest mountain in the Andes. She spends much of her time in the Lake District, in Cumbria. She has also turned her hand to ocean racing and completed the Fastnet race, after two years of race training. Future adventure ambitions have been put on hold, while she brings up her young daughter.

You can follow her on Twitter at @annabotting

Jacquie Beltrao
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Jacquie is a Sky News Sports presenter and provides sport round-ups twice an hour on Sky News Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes, as well as sports bulletins throughout the day.

Born in Dublin, Jacquie grew up in Coventry before going to Birmingham University to study Sports Science.

In 1984, Jacquie represented Britain in gymnastics at the Los Angeles Olympics.

As a junior reporter she interviewed David Beckham and Tim Henman before they were famous. Since then she has secured other big name interviews with British sportsmen such as Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Andrew Murray. Jacquie also covers Wimbledon and the US Open on location every year for Sky.

Jacquie lives with her husband and three children in south-west London. They were joined by a rescue dog, Maddie, after she appeared as a guest on Sky News on behalf of the Dogs Trust.

Jacquie is a serial home renovator and has done up and sold several houses. She also enjoys spending time at her holiday home in Rio de Janeiro!

Jamie Redknapp
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Jamie is a Sky Sports football analyst providing insight and expert opinion across coverage of the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Capital One Cup and European qualifiers for UEFA EURO 2016. He co-presents Saturday Night Football with Sky Sports presenter David Jones throughout the season, as well as travelling the length of the country to give analysis on Super Sunday fixtures.

Jamie joined Sky Sports in 2005 following his retirement from playing football. During his playing career, Jamie was a midfielder for Bournemouth, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and finally Southampton. He also has 17 international caps for England and one goal for the Three Lions to his name.

Jamie comes from a well-known footballing family; his father Harry is the current manager at Queens Park Rangers and his cousin Frank Lampard plays for Manchester City.

Away from football, Jamie is a team-captain on Sky 1’s popular TV show A League of Their Own. He also enjoys playing golf in his spare time.

Andrew Strauss OBE
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Andrew Strauss is a former English international cricketer who played county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club and was captain of England's Test cricket team.

Andrew was born on 2 March 1977 in South Africa. First playing cricket in Australia for Caulfield Grammar School, an independent school in the South East coastal city of Melbourne, Strauss came back to England and was educated at two independent schools in Southern England. In 1995, he went to Hatfield College, University of Durham where he studied Economics and wrote his dissertation on super modular games. He graduated in 1998 with an upper-second class Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.

Strauss made his first-class cricket debut in 1998 and captained the England team to a 2–1 victory in the 2009 Ashes, scoring a series total of 474 runs, more than any other player on either side. Throughout his career Andrew played 100 Test matches for England, 50 as captain, and scored 7,037 runs including 21 centuries. He is one of England's most successful ever captains, winning two Ashes series, including England’s first series win in Australia for 24 years.

During the 2013 Ashes series, Andrew began working for Sky Sports cricket commentary team and has been a regular in the commentary box ever since. He works on all levels of the game including international Tests, ODI’s, T20s and county cricket. Andrew is also a Sunday Times cricket columnist.

Jeff Stelling
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Jeff Stelling is best known as the anchor on Gillette Soccer Saturday, the landmark football institution that stretches across six hours of the game’s busiest day with a much celebrated (and imitated) mix of features, reports, informed studio opinion, lively banter and the fastest results service anywhere.

Jeff has also presented a range of live events on Sky Sports, dating back to the channel’s birth in 1992, and is now the main presenter for Sky Sports UEFA Champions League coverage.

An experienced journalist and broadcaster, Jeff’s media career began nearly 40 years ago as a news reporter at his local paper, the Hartlepool Mail. A move to Radio Tees led to the role of reporter on local club Middlesbrough and the beginning of a radio career that took Jeff to two Olympic Games in Los Angeles (1984) and Seoul (1988). After joining TV AM as a member of the sports team in 1988, he moved to BSB in 1990 and after a brief period at Channel 4 he began a long association with Sky Sports that has included presenting live darts, snooker, greyhound and horse racing.

In his limited leisure time, Jeff can be found following the fortunes of Hartlepool United.

Natalie Sawyer
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Natalie has worked for Sky Sports for the best part of 15 years and is now a lead presenter of Sky Sports Today on Sky Sports News HQ, keeping viewers up to date with all the major sports news each afternoon.

She grew up around the corner from the Sky studios and was educated in Chiswick at Chiswick Community School. However, Natalie did spend some time away from London when achieving a degree in History and Media at Leeds Trinity University.

She first joined Sky Sports as a production junior and worked her way up through the production team, getting involved in duties such as manning the news ticker and subbing stories for the channel. From there she became a presenter, a job which she had always dreamed of doing and has now become a regular fixture on one of the most talked about days in the football calendar - transfer deadline day. There have been many memorable moments on transfer deadline day over the years, with her favourite being when Peter Odemwingie turned up at Queens Park Rangers after following the wrong advice.

Natalie also enjoys presenting Sky’s Football League coverage, especially as she has always been a huge fan of the Football League. Since a very young age Natalie has supported her beloved Brentford and will regularly be found on match days, cheering on the Bees at Griffin Park.

Gary Neville
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Gary is a Sky Sports football analyst providing insight and expert opinion across coverage of the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Capital One Cup. He appears alongside Jamie Carragher and Ed Chamberlin in the Monday Night Football studio throughout the season, as well as analysing and co-commentating on many Saturday Night Football and Super Sunday fixtures. Since joining Sky Sports, Gary has made a name for himself in the world of TV punditry winning the Best Sports Pundit award at the 2014 Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

Gary joined Sky Sports in 2011 following his retirement from Manchester United Football Club where he enjoyed his 19-year long playing career. The former captain and defender won 15 major trophies with the Red Devils in 602 appearances. Gary also has 85 international caps to his name, making him the most capped right-back for England.

Described by Sir Alex Ferguson as “the best right-back of his generation”, Neville was part of the United squad which won the FA Youth Cup in 1992 alongside David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes.

Gary’s lifelong motto is ‘Attack the day’ and as a result, his work commitments don’t stop with Sky Sports. Gary was appointed England Coach by Roy Hodgson in 2012 and he co-owns a football-themed restaurant and hotel with fellow Manchester United star Ryan Giggs. Gary also is a partner at property consulting firm Zerum.

Ewen Murray
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Ewen is a vital part of the Sky Sports golf commentary team. Born in the Edinburgh suburb of Currie, Ewen was a professional golfer before taking to commentary.

Ewen grew up around golf; his father was the club professional at Baberton so gave Ewen expert coaching from a young age. At 16 he won the Scottish Boys Championship, Scottish Boys Stroke Play and World Junior Championship. These results helped earn him a job as Assistant-Pro at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey.

Also a keen footballer, Ewen grew up playing for Currie Boys Club where he came up against future fellow Sky Sports analyst Graeme Souness. His footballing skills also enabled him to train with Crystal Palace to keep fit during the winter.

Ewen’s first commentary role came in 1990 at the Desert Classic in Dubai. He then commentated on the 1991and 1993 Ryder Cups before taking on commentary full time when he joined Sky Sports ahead of the 1995 Ryder Cup at Oak Hill Country Club in New York.

David Livingstone
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David is the presenter for all golf coverage on Sky Sports.

Born just west of Glasgow, David studied journalism in Edinburgh before embarking on a 15 year career in newspapers. At the age of 19, he was a runner-up in the Scottish Young Journalist of the Year Award and later received a commendation in the British Press Awards for investigative journalism.

After leaving newspapers, David worked for Scottish Television before joining Sky in 1990. He worked on both Scottish and English football before becoming the Trackside Reporter in Sky's first season of the Premier League, famously conducting a memorable interview with Brian Clough after the opening game of the season.

In January 1993 he introduced the first American tournament of Sky's PGA Tour golf coverage and he's been presenting golf from both the USA and Europe ever since.

Jamie Carragher
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Jamie is a Sky Sports football analyst providing insight and expert opinion across coverage of the Premier League, EFL Cup and European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

He appears alongside Gary Neville and David Jones in the Monday Night Football studio throughout the season, as well as travelling the length of the country to give analysis on Super Sunday fixtures.

Jamie joined Sky Sports in 2013 fresh from the Liverpool Football Club dressing room where he spent his entire playing career. He made 734 appearances for the Reds, winning the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, two UEFA Super Cups, two FA Cups and three League Cups. Jamie is only the second player to reach the landmark of 500 Premier League appearances for one club and is Liverpool Football Club’s longest serving player. Jamie also enjoyed playing for England and has 38 international caps to his name.

Away from broadcasting Jamie has set up a children’s football coaching programme, Jamie Carragher International Soccer Schools, which delivers sessions to children of all ages.

Kirsty Gallacher
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Kirsty first joined Sky in 1996 as a production assistant and is now a lead presenter for Sky Sports News HQ. The daughter of the former Ryder Cup captain Bernard Gallacher and cousin of Ryder Cup winner Stephen Gallacher, was born in Edinburgh. After studying at the London College of Fashion, she pursued a career in broadcasting.

Kirsty first got her presenting break on Sky Sports News in 1998 but since then has enjoyed a whole range of TV roles being linked to a number of different sports shows and television programmes. In 2000, Kirsty hosted Kirsty’s Home Videos and also hosted the morning show RI:SE on Channel 4 in 2002, she co-presented ITV game show ‘Simply the Best’, featured alongside Ant and Dec on a number of series of Saturday Night Takeaway and made regular guest appearances on They Think It’s All Over and A Question of Sport. She also co-presented Sky One’s Gladiators alongside Ian Wright and presented The Games on Channel 4 with Jamie Theakston, following her triumph as a contestant in the previous series.

In 2011 Sky Sports confirmed Kirsty would be returning as presenter of the breakfast show Good Morning Sports Fans. She is now the co-presenter of Sky Sports News HQ at 5, providing a round-up of the sports headlines from the day for when viewers get home from work. She is hugely knowledgeable and informed about a wide range of sports and has fronted Sky Sports’ coverage of major sporting events such as the Ryder Cup.

Kirsty has always been extremely passionate about her work on television but also has a lot of energy that goes elsewhere. She is very dedicated towards having a healthy and balanced lifestyle which has led her into several ambassador roles for many brands such as Powerade, Vitabiotics WellWoman and Nestle Cereals, to name just a few. Kirsty has also fronted her own fitness DVD “Body Sculpt with Kirsty Gallacher”, has her own range of branded exercise equipment and also has her own Active wear fitness line for She is a devoted mother to her two children and holds strong beliefs about animal welfare, lending her support to a number of charities and causes in this regard.

Phil Edgar-Jones
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Phil Edgar-Jones is responsible for driving the vision and strategy of the UK’s only dedicated arts channels, broadcasting 48 hours of content a day across two channels. He joined Sky as Head of Entertainment in 2012 and was appointed the Director of Sky Arts in 2014. He oversees all entertainment series in production across Sky’s channels – Sky 1 HD, Sky Living HD, Sky Atlantic, HD, Sky Arts HD and Sky Movies, and it was in this role that he commissioned a wealth of successful programmes for Sky Arts including Portrait Artist of the Year, Talks Music and Parkinson’s Masterclasses.

Before Sky, Edgar-Jones worked as Creative Director of Running Bare, where he exec produced Very Important People with Morgana Robinson and Terry Mynott, as well as a host of other projects with talent in the John Noel stable.

Prior to that, Edgar-Jones was Creative Director of Remarkable Pictures (part of Endemol UK) where he oversaw Big Brother and a number of entertainment projects including the first constructed reality show in the UK, The Salon, Space Cadets, Shattered and Seven Days on the Breadline.

Edgar-Jones’ credits also include Ginger TV (Exec Producer, The Priory); Absolutely (exec Producing The Jack Docherty Show and working alongside writers such as Mitchell and Webb, Armstrong and Bain, Cecil and Riley); and before that on The Big Breakfast, The Word and The Sunday Show (where he first met Stuart Murphy). One of his first jobs was as a writer for a Sky 1 show called Barry's Joy Pad featuring a then unknown performer called David Walliams.

Martin Brundle
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Martin has been ‘the voice of Formula 1’ since 1997 when he retired as a driver and began commentating on TV coverage of Formula 1. Since joining Sky ahead of the 2012 season, Martin has delivered critical analysis as well as expert punditry and commentary for Sky’s award-winning 2012 and 2013 F1 coverage on the world’s first channel dedicated to Formula 1, Sky Sports F1.

Born in Kings Lynn, Martin’s first foray into motor-racing was in grass track cars and hot rods. He burst onto the motorsport scene in British Formula 3, achieving five pole positions and two wins in his debut season, and the following season was involved in an exciting championship battle with Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna.

Both Martin and Ayrton were promoted to Formula 1 in 1984. After a few seasons, Martin entered the World Sportscar Championship in 1988, claiming the world title with Jaguar before winning the Le Mans 24 hour race two years later. He then joined Benetton F1 team in 1992 as Michael Schumacher’s team-mate.

During his career of 158 Grand Prix starts, Martin achieved 9 podiums and scored a total of 98 championship points, with a best championship finish of 6th in 1992.

Following his departure from F1, Martin stepped into the world of media. He famously said that his motor-racing career turned out to have been a fact-finding mission for his TV work. Eighteen seasons, 7 RTS awards three team Baftas later, well-known for his commentary and his famous pre-race grid walks, Martin is a core member of the Sky F1 team.

Stuart Barnes
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Stuart Barnes (born 22 November 1962) is a former English rugby union footballer who played fly-half for Newport RFC, Bristol and Bath. He also represented England and the British Lions at international level plus was part of the Barbarians

Although born in Essex, Barnes started playing rugby for Wales schools where he became captain. He studied at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford where he won three rugby Blues and was soon invited to join the Welsh squad in 1981 but opted for England instead. He made his England debut in 1984 and played his last international match in 1993. Playing during the non-professional era meant Stuart balanced his rugby commitments with working for a building society at the same time.

Barnes' last game was the Bath versus Leicester Pilkington Cup Final on 7 May 1994. He resigned from the Stroud and Swindon building society shortly afterwards and in 1994, just as the game was turning professional, Stuart started writing for the Daily Telegraph. It was at that time he also became a pundit for Sky Sports and has been in the role for the last twenty years.

Alongside Miles Harrison, he is currently Sky Sports rugby union lead commentator and analyst. Throughout his twenty-year TV career he has commentated on all levels of the game and been part of the talent line up in the studio on a weekly basis. Stuart is also the leading rugby writer for the Times and Sunday Times.

Michael Atherton OBE
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Michael is a broadcaster, journalist and retired England international cricketer. A right-handed opening batsman for Lancashire and England, and occasional leg-break bowler, he achieved the captaincy of England at the age of 25 and led the side in a record 54 Test matches.

Michael was born on March 23, 1968, in Manchester. He was at Manchester Grammar School for seven years and his batting blossomed to take him into the Lancashire Schools’, English Public Schools’ and English Schools’ teams. Atherton went on to Cambridge in 1987 and captained Cambridge and was also captain of the Combined Universities team. His rise through the Combined Universities team saw Michael capped for England before he was awarded his county cap. Lancashire was the team he played for domestically and he soon became the youngest Lancastrian to score a Test century.

During his playing career, Michael captained England at all levels including full Test side and won great admiration for his handling of the media and his capacity as a leader. Throughout his career, Michael played 115 Test matches for England and scored 7,728 runs including 16 centuries. He retired from cricket at the end of the 2001 season.

Michael is now a Sky Sports Cricket Analyst which sees him commentate on all levels of the game. His career has also extended into the print media and since 2007 he has been the Chief Cricket Correspondent for the Times. He has also been awarded Sports Writer of the Year and Specialist Correspondent of the Year at the Sports’ Journalists’ Association Awards.

Sir Ian Botham
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Sir Ian Botham is a former English Test cricketer, who was one of the most entertaining all-rounders of his generation. His brilliant fast bowling and flamboyant batting had the capacity to win games and excite the spectators.

Ian Terence Botham, was born November 24, 1955 in Heswall, Cheshire. He later moved to Yeovil, Somerset where he began playing cricket for Somerset under 15s and made his first class debut in 1974. As a youngster he was also a talented footballer and for a short time he played for Scunthorpe United, before settling on cricket as his chosen sport.

He gained his Test debut for England in 1977 and went on to an illustrious international career. During his international career, Ian was made captain, played 102 Tests taking 383 wickets and scored 5200 runs including 14 centuries. Ian is probably best remembered for his heroics against Australia in the Ashes 1981, a series that became known as ‘Botham’s Ashes’ and was awarded BBC Sports Personality of the year 1981.

Botham has been a prodigious fundraiser for charitable causes, undertaking a total of 12 long-distance charity walks. His efforts have raised more than £13 million for Leukaemia Research. In 1992 Botham was appointed OBE, which was followed in 2007 with a Knighthood. Both achievements were in recognition of his cricket achievements and his sustained efforts in raising money for Leukaemia research.

After retiring from cricket, Ian starting working as a commentator for Sky Sports in 1995 and quickly became a regular voice on TV. Botham’s almost twenty years in broadcasting has seen him commentate on the highest levels of the game on Sky including England home and away Tests, Ashes series and ICC events. He is also a cricket columnist for the Daily Mirror newspaper.

Adam MacDonald
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Adam MacDonald is the Director of Sky 1 HD, the most watched entertainment channel in pay TV. Benefitting from Sky’s commitment to invest £600m a year in UK content and production, Sky 1 has flourished and is home to more home grown shows than ever and the best of the US. Under Adam, Sky 1 has commissioned Micky Flanagan’s first ever documentary series, to air later this year; ‘Yonderland’, from the makers of ‘Horrible Histories’; ‘Critical’ starring Lennie James and written by Jed Mercurio, writer of ‘Line of Duty’ and the return of Jack Bauer in ‘24’ which was the biggest Sky 1 launch this year.

Previously, Adam was VP of Programming, A+E Networks UK – a joint venture of A+E Networks and BskyB - responsible for programming strategy and production for HISTORY, Crime & Investigation Network, BIO and Military HISTORY channels in the UK, Africa, Middle East, and other key European territories. During his time there, ratings at HISTORY increased by 75% and across the A+E portfolio of channels by 25% over two years. Prior to that, MacDonald was Creative Director, IWC Media, executive producing Iron Chef UK for Channel 4 and Wreck or Ready for BBC One. MacDonald has held senior posts across the broadcasters, latterly as Controller of Daytime and Digital Factual at ITV where he oversaw This Morning and Loose Women. He also commissioned Deal or No Deal, Come Dine With Me and Coach Trip as Head of Daytime at Channel 4, where he saw share increase by over 30%. Prior to this, MacDonald was Head of Planning and Scheduling, BBC One, where he began his career.

Ian Lewis
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Ian joined the BSB Dorland as a TV buyer in 1987. 12 months later, Saatchis had merged their media planning & buying teams (including BSB Dorland’s) to create Zenith Media and Ian became one of the company's original employees. He remained at Zenith for 11 years, rising through the ranks of the TV dept, eventually becoming one of the Managing Partners of the UK operation.

He joined BSkyB in 1999 as Head of Promotion Strategy, overseeing the company's on air promotion, before becoming Director of Schedules & Promotion in 2002 charged with working with the various Sky channel teams to develop an effective Network programme schedule strategy.

In 2003 he was promoted to Director of Broadcasting, with a wide and varied brief across Sky's Entertainment channels. The role involved overseeing Sky's multi-platform programme schedules, Sky's in-house creative agency, promotional media planning and compliance teams and working on most of Sky’s platform launches including High Definition, VOD and Mobile TV.

In April 2007 Ian was promoted to Director of Sky Movies & Acquisitions where over the last ten years he has driven the development of a multi-platform movies service. This has included a multitude of new products, offering Sky Movies customers an ever improving viewing experience and flexibility over what, how and when they watch, including on demand via On Demand, on the move with Sky Go and the Sky Movies app, the introduction of 3D movies via Sky 3D and a major revamp of Sky’s pay per view offering with the launch of Sky Store.

David Blevins
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David is Sky News’ Ireland Correspondent. He entered this role in 1996 and since then, has reported from 10 different countries worldwide, has been nominated for an RTS Award for his coverage of the Omagh bombing (1998) and has won commendation from both sides of the political divide in Northern Ireland for his balanced and impartial journalism.

David reported the brokering of The Good Friday Agreement (1998), has interviewed President Bill Clinton (2003) and was commended by the Irish press for the "historical accuracy and political sensitivity" of his commentary on the Queen's historic visit to Ireland (2011).

Prior to joining Sky, David worked as a reporter for various local and national newspapers and was a newsreader/reporter on Downtown Radio and Cool FM outside Belfast.

David is an accomplished pianist and has actively volunteered in East Africa many times. He lives in County Armagh with his wife and three children and also enjoys reading, swimming and walking in his spare time.

You can follow David on Twitter @skydavidblevins

Jacquie Beltrao
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Jacquie is a Sky News Sports presenter and provides sport round-ups twice an hour on Sky News Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes, as well as sports bulletins throughout the day.

Born in Dublin, Jacquie grew up in Coventry before going to Birmingham University to study Sports Science.

In 1984, Jacquie represented Britain in gymnastics at the Los Angeles Olympics.

As a junior reporter she interviewed David Beckham and Tim Henman before they were famous. Since then she has secured other big name interviews with British sportsmen such as Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Andrew Murray. Jacquie also covers Wimbledon and the US Open on location every year for Sky.

Jacquie lives with her husband and three children in south-west London. They were joined by a rescue dog, Maddie, after she appeared as a guest on Sky News on behalf of the Dogs Trust.

Jacquie is a serial home renovator and has done up and sold several houses. She also enjoys spending time at her holiday home in Rio de Janeiro!