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Sky News, Tortoise Media launch politics spend tool

Sky News and Tortoise Media have launched Westminster Accounts, a searchable database that makes it easy for the public to examine the millions of pounds pouring into British politics. Commissioned by Sky News, data experts at Tortoise Media have systematically collected and analysed many thousands of donations and payment records from MPs, political parties, and all-party parliamentary […]

January 9, 2023

Ryley leaving Sky News

John Ryley has announced he is stepping down as head of Sky News after 17 years. Ryley, who has been with Sky for 28 years, began his career as a BBC graduate news trainee and went on to programme edit ITV’s News at Ten before joining Sky in 1995 as an output editor. He was […]

December 5, 2022

Sky News to host Conservative leadership debate

Sky News will host the first live television debate with those vying to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and the country’s next Prime Minister following Boris Johnson’s resignation. On July 18th, the candidates will come together at the Sky News studios in West London for a live debate hosted by Kay Burley. […]

July 11, 2022

Papercup announces $20m Series A funding.

Papercup, a UK artificial intelligence start-up, has set an ambitious goal of bringing human emotion to AI dubbing services, as it receives a $20 million (€18.6m) Series A investment round. The company intends to use the funding to make global video content watchable in any language through emotive and realistic synthetic voices and AI dubbing. […]

June 9, 2022

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Sky News

Sky News has announced its coverage plans for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, when the country will come together to celebrate 70 years of service by Her Majesty The Queen. From Thursday 2nd June, across TV, digital, audio and social media, Sky News will get audiences closer to the showstopping public events and iconic royal moments of […]

May 20, 2022

The Take with Sophy Ridge launches April 20 on Sky News

New weekly political show, The Take with Sophy Ridge, launches on April 20th at 9pm on Sky News. Using Prime Minister’s Questions as a starting point, The Take will measure how well the political parties are landing their arguments, taking the midweek pulse of the nation. Each week some of the country’s leading decision-makers and […]

April 19, 2022

TalkTalk in play for £3bn?

The owners of TalkTalk, the UK broadband provider, have received tentative approaches about a potential £3 billion (€3.59bn) sale of the company amid a flurry of international telecoms industry consolidation. Vodafone has been plotting an offer for TalkTalk in recent weeks, according to Sky News, whilst Sky itself – owned by Comcast – is also […]

April 11, 2022

Make My Money Matter named social partner for Sky News’ The Daily Climate Show

Sky Media has announced Make My Money Matter as the first sponsor of Sky News’ The Daily Climate Show. The Daily Climate Show’s social clips were identified as the perfect environment for Make My Money Matter to promote actionable, positive solutions for individuals committed to acting on the climate crisis. Through the sponsorship, millions watching […]

April 11, 2022

Beth Rigby interviews Gary Neville on Sky News

Beth Rigby will interview footballer and businessman Gary Neville tonight (March 17th) at 9pm on Sky News for the second episode of her new show Beth Rigby Interviews. Former England and Manchester United defender, now famed for his straight-talking punditry, will discuss leadership, his political ambitions and share his views on the big social and […]

March 17, 2022

Sky News, IRN extend distribution deal

Sky News has agreed a new multi-year deal with IRN (Independent Radio News) to continue distributing news, business, sports and entertainment audio content to commercial radio stations across the UK, reaching over 24 million listeners. The renewal means IRN subscribers including Heart, Magic, talkSPORT, LBC, and Radio Clyde, will continue to have access to Sky […]

March 15, 2022