Sky News Confirms launch date

Updated on Friday 7 October 2005 by @TVNewsroom

Sky News have today confirmed the launch date of their new studios and new on-screen look.

On Monday 24th October 2005, Lorna Dunkley and new signing Eamonn Holmes will present the first Sunrise from the new studio (6am – 9am)

New Signings James Rubin, Anna Jones, Ginny Buckley and Gillian Joseph will also be on-air on the 24th October.

The Sky News press office will have images of the new studio on Thursday 20th October 2005.

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