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Dermot Murnaghan

Dermot Murnaghan anchored Sky’s flagship news show for 15 years, presenting Sky News with Dermot Murnaghan.

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Dermot Murnaghan

About Dermot Murnaghan

Dermot Murnaghan previously presented BBC Breakfast, Treasure Hunt, Eggheads, Celebrity Eggheads and Are You An Egghead? (BBC2), The State We’re In (BBC 3), Crimes That Shook Britain (CI) and has previously fronted Sky’s Sunday morning political programme, Murnaghan.

Prior to this he fronted ITV’s Lunchtime, Nightly and Evening news bulletins for eleven years and was a key part of the presentation team covering the 2001 General Election. In 1997 Dermot broke the news to the nation about the sudden death of Diana, Princess of Wales.

He has won the Royal Television Society’s Interviewer of The Year Award for his interview with Peter Mandelson which resulted in his resignation from the Cabinet and has received Newscaster of The Year Award from TRIC for his work at ITN.

Before joining ITN’s Lunchtime News, Dermot regularly presented Channel 4 News and fronted five series of The Big Story (ITV). He was also a reporter for Business Programme (Channel 4), copresenter for ITV’s Sports Awards and was the anchor of Channel 4 Daily.

After obtaining an MA in History from Sussex University he went on to complete a post-graduate course in Journalism at City University.

Dermot is married to journalist Maria Keegan. They have three daughters and a son: Kitty, Molly, Alice and Jack. He is an Arsenal fan and a keen cyclist. Dermot Murnaghan is available for a range of corporate work including awards hosting, speaking and conference facilitating.

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