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 Mark White is joining GB News. Mark spent 22 years at Sky covering crime, policing, security and terrorism, including the 7/7 London bombings in 2005 and every major UK terrorist attack since. Raised in Hawick, Scotland,… Read more
Sky News presenter Sarah-Jane Mee will return to the channel on Monday (28 June) after taking maternity leave. “And just like that. Rae turned 1. What a scary, testing, bizarre, maddening, but ultimately magical year we’ve had together,” Sarah-Jane tweeted…. Read more
Presenter Tom Macleod has announced he is leaving Sky News and broadcasting in general for pastures new. Tom – who has been with Sky News since 2014 – said “I’ve had a good time doing the job but there’s no… Read more