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Jeremy

Thompson

Jeremy Thompson is a newsreader on Sky News, regularly presenting Live at Five weeknights at 5 pm.

One of Britain’s most experienced television newsmen, Jeremy has been a correspondent for the BBC, ITN and Sky News, covering many of the major news events of our time, reporting from nearly 100 countries around the globe and running foreign bureaux in Asia, Africa and the USA.

Jeremy is frequently Sky News’ leading anchor on major stories, often presenting on location. Assignments have included reporting from Rome and Vatican City on the death and funeral of Pope John Paul II in April 2005, as well as the London bombings of July 2005, Hurricane Rita and the Asian Tsunami where he was the first British presenter on the scene, reporting live from Phuket on the immediate aftermath of the disaster.

Recently, he reported live from the Israeli city of Haifa during the 2006 Lebanon War.

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As a foreign correspondent, Jeremy has covered over a dozen wars and civil conflicts. In 1999, he was the first TV newsman to broadcast live as British peacekeeping forces rolled into Kosovo.

In 2003, Jeremy anchored Sky News’ coverage of the second Gulf War from Iraq and was the first anchor to present from inside Baghdad. He travelled as a roving reporter and as well as presenting Live at Five each evening, secured a number of excl...

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